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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

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 […]

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 […]

10 Handy Sites and Apps I use while Travelling

10 Handy Sites and Apps I use while Travelling

These days, technology and travel go hand-in-hand. There are a thousand-and-one sites and apps to help you navigate your way through the world. If you want to be really adventurous, you could ditch the phone, pack your bags, hitchhike and couchsurf your way into strange lands and awesome experiences but […]

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, […]

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 […]

10 Things I Never Travel Without

10 Things I Never Travel Without

Apart from essential travel documents, a camera and of course cash and cards, there are a few essential items I always make sure I have before any trip. In no particular order, here are some of the things I never travel without; Medicine Most importantly, malaria medicine. I would normally […]

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 | […]

Road Trippin’ from Lagos to Ghana – III

Road Trippin’ from Lagos to Ghana – III

Our final stop on our Lagos – Ghana road trip was Cape Coast, Ghana. The first was Grand Popo, where we spent the first two days of the tour and next was Ghana’s capital city, Accra. Getting to Cape Coast For our journey into Cape Coast, we travelled with STC, […]