The Triumph of Cities – San Francisco!

About this time last year, Mark and I were preparing for a three week holiday across five states in the US. This particular post has been a year in the making but I’m happy I’m finally able to share the […]

Lagos Staycations: Our Beautiful Weekend at Jara Beach Resort

A most thoughtful gift brought us to Jara Beach Resort. I have been to a few beach resorts in Lagos Nigeria but nothing quite compares to our experience here. Once I received the email that our reservation was confirmed, I […]

Lazy Days in the City of Gold – A 4-Day Dubai Itinerary

Earlier this month, I got the opportunity to travel to London, Houston and Dubai for business purposes. I didn’t get to spend too much time in the first two cities but I did get a few extra days in Dubai […]

Spending a Weekend in Benin Republic

Benin Republic has sort of become a yearly destination for me. Since my first visit to Fidjrosse in 2016, I have visited the country four more times now, going there twice in 2017 to Ganvie and Grand Popo and to […]

Visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Slightly oblivious of what to expect when visiting the Great Pyramids, I set off with Mark to see one of the ancient wonders of the world. Getting to the Great Pyramids (and getting around in Cairo)… To get to the […]

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5 Best Travel Documentaries and Shows to See on Netflix

My next post was supposed to be about a three week trip to Turkey and Georgia, peppered with pictures of hot air balloons, trains and Mark drinking wine against the backdrop of white-capped Caucasus mountains. That will have to wait. Despite […]

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What to Wear in Dubai. Packing for a 5 day trip

Dubai- What’s Inside My Bag, Outfit Ideas and Packing List

There are quite a few things to consider when visiting a new country and what to wear is certainly one of them. Before my first visit to the UAE, I researched a bit about what to wear in Dubai; what […]

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Nigeria Travel Guide – Tips and Inspiration

Hey there! If you’re not a routine reader of this blog, then you have probably found this post while searching for information about visiting Nigeria. Perhaps you’re travelling for business purposes or considering it as an off-the-beaten-path destination? This Nigeria […]

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One Trick to Travelling Smarter in 2020

‘Where do you find the time to travel?’ This is one of the questions people ask me about travel. In the past, I’ve written a post that talks about this. However, this time, I want to highlight one of the […]

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Valentine's day ideas 2020

20 Romantic Valentine’s Day Gifts and Ideas for the Traveller in Your Life

Valentine’s day is exactly 3 weeks away! How exciting! Yes, I know, ‘Every day should be Valentine’s’ and ‘You don’t need one special day to celebrate love’. I know, okay? But can we just pretend that we are excited? That […]

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Stories from Around the World

"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There's no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open" - Jawaharial Nehru

Destinations that Inspire

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”

– Anthony Bourdain

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Spending a Weekend in Benin Republic

Benin Republic has sort of become a yearly destination for me. Since my first visit to Fidjrosse in 2016, I […]

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Travel Costs & Trip Breakdown: Lagos, Nigeria to New York, USA

[June 2019] Mark and I embarked on a three week holiday across the US. We spent four days in New […]

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Legends of the South West – A trip to Osogbo & Ife

I’ve been meaning to visit the Osun Osogbo Grove for a while now. When I visited Erin Ijesha, Ikogosi and […]

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