Travel Inspiration

My Top 5: Abu Dhabi & Dubai

My Top 5: Abu Dhabi & Dubai

Traveling to the United Arab Emirates for me is a bittersweet experience. While I absolutely enjoy my time there, I can’t help but think about my own corrupt oil rich country. For the sake of this post, I’ll make do without the gloom and doom and get started with my […]

Battling FOMO: Travel & Everywhere Else

Battling FOMO: Travel & Everywhere Else

You’ve probably heard of the term ‘FOMO’ or maybe you haven’t. It means “Fear of Missing Out” and it is essentially the anxious feeling you get when you think something interesting is happening somewhere else and you’re missing out on it. As someone who loves to travel but hates the […]

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 […]

Crocodile Meat and Other Bizarre Foods from Our Travels

Crocodile Meat and Other Bizarre Foods from Our Travels

I remember a time when I used to be so picky about foods, especially when I travelled. I had three golden rules when it came to trying foreign foods. If it looks like jollof rice, it can be eaten – I was often very disappointed because even though the appearance […]

The JJC’s Guide To Tourism

The JJC’s Guide To Tourism

Are you a JJC when it comes to touring places, home and abroad? If yes, don’t fret. The rules of tourism are pretty simple and straightforward. Here they are; 1. Signs and maps are for the weak! For the weak, I say! Be adventurous! Get Lost to find yourself. Coincidentally, […]

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 […]