Nigeria

Lagos to Cross River: A Review of Services

Lagos to Cross River: A Review of Services

Iā€™m wrapping up our Lagos ā€“ 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 […]

Destination Spotlight: Lagos!

Destination Spotlight: Lagos!

So, Lagos is turning 50 this month, so it’s only fitting that it would be the first city we discuss on ‘Through Our Eyes – destination spotlight’. I think virtually everyone who lives here as a sort of love-hate relationship with the city. Lagos can be maddening and deafening! You […]

Do Foreigners Visit Nigeria for Tourism Purposes?

Do Foreigners Visit Nigeria for Tourism Purposes?

Our latest video on our YouTube channel: Through Our Eyes is focused on Nigerian Tourism. To be more precise, we discuss whether or not foreigners visit Nigeria for the sole purpose of tourism. We invited Lola Daniyan, CEO of Unravelling Nigeria to come weigh in on the discussion. Lola runs […]

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 | […]