Africa

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 […]

Venice: A Second Time Around

Venice: A Second Time Around

Venice has always been my dream city. I got to visit for the first time a few years ago when I toured some parts of Europe. I’m afraid I didn’t do the city much justice at the time and I have always longed to return. Luckily, I got the chance […]

A Wild-Wild South Adventure

A Wild-Wild South Adventure

During our trip to South Africa, my sister and I travelled 5 hours to get to Kruger from Johannesburg. We were really keen on seeing some wildlife, so we narrowed down our options to two places. Lion Park in Johannesburg and Kruger National Park. Unfortunately, we were unable to visit […]

The West African Tour Movie

The West African Tour Movie

My sister and I recently spent about 10 days travelling from Lagos to Accra by road. Not all days were spent on the road of course. Our trip was broken in parts. I wrote about them in the first part of this series. (Recap of our trip in Grand Popo […]

Nigeria to Ghana Road Trip: A Review of Services

Nigeria to Ghana Road Trip: A Review of Services

I’m wrapping up our Nigeria – Ghana series with a review of all the services we used during our trip. We spent our time between Grand Popo, Accra and Cape Coast. I wrote about them in the first part of this series. (Recap of our trip in Grand Popo | […]