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An Unravelling Nigeria Adventure to Kwara State – II

An Unravelling Nigeria Adventure to Kwara State – II

We began day two of our tour to Kwara State with a visit to Dada Pottery. After visiting Oowu falls, the Oba’s palace and the University of Ilorin Zoological Garden on day one, it was time to check out the last two destinations of our itinerary – Esie Museum and […]

An Unravelling Nigeria Adventure to Kwara State – I

An Unravelling Nigeria Adventure to Kwara State – I

When it comes to dates, I am not one to kiss and tell but I’ll make an exception, just this one time. Yes, I went on my 4th date tour with Unravelling Nigeria. Honestly, at this point, I think I should stop counting. But yeah, Nigeria celebrated her 57th birthday […]

Camping in the heart of the Serengeti

Camping in the heart of the Serengeti

As part of a trip to Tanzania, my sister and I spent two days in Serengeti National Park. Our accommodation during that time was a fairly large tent right smack in the middle of the park. Before we went on with the trip, I made countless research about these sort […]

The Legend of the Knights of Kajuru

The Legend of the Knights of Kajuru

Gather ye around, I’m going to tell you a story I bet you’ve never heard before. A story about a prince locked up in a land far, far away, about five knights who braved the odds to rescue him, about a mysterious castle where ghosts wandered. I am going to […]

Weekend Escape to Abuja – A Travelstart Nigeria Adventure

Weekend Escape to Abuja – A Travelstart Nigeria Adventure

Weekend jaunts are always a good idea. Even more so when you get to make them with amazing people. As I mentioned in this post, I got a chance to explore Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja with Travelstart Nigeria and my friends, Fola of Folaswaka, Lola of Unravelling Nigeria and Mofe […]

Lagos to Cross River: A Review of Services

Lagos to Cross River: A Review of Services

I’m wrapping up our Lagos – Cross River series with a review of all the services we used during our trip. We spent our time between Obudu and Calabar. I wrote about them in the first part of this series. (Recap of our trip in Obudu | Calabar). I also […]

Travel Costs & Trip Breakdown: Lagos to Obudu & Calabar

Travel Costs & Trip Breakdown: Lagos to Obudu & Calabar

For the next installment of this series, I’ll be giving a breakdown of our trip to Obudu and Calabar and will be talking about how much it cost us to embark on it. This was a semi-budget trip, so we didn’t necessarily cut down costs to the barest minimum everywhere […]

Cross River Chronicles II: Things Fall Apart

Cross River Chronicles II: Things Fall Apart

After spending the first few days of our holiday travelling from Lagos to Enugu and visiting the Obudu Mountain Resort, we hired a car to take us to Cross River’s capital city, Calabar, with a stop at the Agbokim waterfalls in Ikom. It took us about 2.5 hrs to get […]

Walking the West African Slave Trade Routes

Walking the West African Slave Trade Routes

It’s one thing to read about the (trans-Atlantic) slave trade and a completely different thing to immerse yourself in an experience that takes you back in time, following the not-so-exact footsteps of millions of men, women and children sold into slavery in the 15th century, when the era began. Over […]