Last updated on May 13th, 2020; Published on April 18th, 2019

Easter is just around the corner and in the latest episode from our travel channel – Through our Eyes, Mofe and I reminisce about how we spent this holiday as kids. We also talk about some Easter traditions around the world. Hope you enjoy the video!

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Meanwhile, if you are looking for a budget-friendly place to spend the long holiday, here are 5 suggestions for places to visit on a budget.

Opt for a Staycation

A staycation is always a good idea! They don’t have to cost so much money, don’t include the stress of long-distance travel and you don’t even have to leave your home! You can simply use the 4-day holiday to relax, and as the kids say, Netflix and Chill. If you’re not on a tight budget, getting away from home may also be a great idea.

One place I recently visited was Lakowe Golf and Country Estate. I can recommend this for a staycation if you live in Lagos.

Take a tour to a neighbouring state

Have you always wanted to visit other states in Nigeria but never really had the time to do so? Well, now’s your chance! There are many options depending on where you live. You can visit the Osun Osogbo Grove and Moremi Statue in Osun State or finally take that trip to Obudu you have been planning for ages.

Living in Abuja? Why not take the train to Kaduna and explore the castle and sites around there or take a short road trip to Niger State to see the majestic Gurara Falls. Do you know where else is great to explore? Yankari National Park in Bauchi and Erin Ijesha in Osun State and Epe Mangroves or Badagry in Lagos and…the list goes on and on.

Grand Popo, Benin Republic

auberge de grand popo

Looking to go abroad without breaking the bank? Benin Republic is a great choice. I particularly love Grand Popo, so I’d recommend it for a quick break. I’ve written several articles about Benin, you can read them all by following this link.

I hope these suggestions help in planning your Easter getaway or staycation. I’d also love to know where and how would you be spending the holidays? And what are some of the Easter traditions you observe – if you do? Let me know in the comment section below

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