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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 […]

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 […]

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 | […]

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, […]

Road Trippin’ from Lagos to Ghana – II

Road Trippin’ from Lagos to Ghana – II

Our second stop on our Lagos – Ghana road trip was Accra, Ghana. Our first stop during this tour was Grand Popo in Benin Republic and we had such an amazing time. I wrote all about it here. After spending two days at our hotel in Benin, it was time […]

Road Trippin’ from Lagos to Ghana – I

Road Trippin’ from Lagos to Ghana – I

I went cross country road tripping again! This time, my destination was Ghana and I got to visit with my sister. With the public holiday just around the corner, we had a bit more time so we decided to split our trip with stops in Benin Republic and Togo. For […]

Why are African Cities Underrated?

Why are African Cities Underrated?

On our vlog this week, Fola, Mofe and I talk about travelling within Africa and why it’s sometimes overlooked by (Nigerian) people. We think African cities are worth exploring but we’d love to hear your thoughts. Do you travel within Africa? If yes, what are your favorite cities and if […]

An evening in the deserts of Abu Dhabi

An evening in the deserts of Abu Dhabi

One of the highlights of my visit to the UAE was the desert safari tour in Abu Dhabi.ย The tour began with a drive away from the city center into what I might refer to as ‘rural Abu Dhabi’. We were to arrive in a convoy of two cars but the […]