The Sweet Life on Deck!

If you had asked me a month ago, if I’d ever spend 2 whole weeks vacationing in a single location, I’d have said ‘maybe, it depends on the location‘. If you had then given the location as Watamu, a small […]

An Arabian Night: Camping in the Sahara Desert in Morocco

During our visit to Morocco, Mark and I travelled from Marrakech to Merzouga to spend a night camping in the Sahara Desert. While most destination experts will tell you that Erg Chebbi, the sand dunes close to Merzouga isn’t actually […]

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 […]

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 […]

Non Violent Communication

Travel with a Book: Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

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Travel with a Book is a bi-weekly book recommendation publication by Mark. This week’s recommendation is Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg Rating The first two books recommended covered the beauty and mishaps of solo travel. Though Amarachi and I both […]

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Countries Nigerian Passport Holders Can Visit with a US Visa

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In my previous post, I talked about the 23 visa free countries for Nigerian citizens and 24 others we can visit either with an eVisa or a Visa on Arrival. In this post, I’ll be highlighting 24 other countries you can […]

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Visa Free Countries for the Nigerian Passport Holder

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One of the things I look out for while choosing a destination to visit is how easy or difficult it is to obtain a visa. Since there are only a handful of visa free countries for Nigerian Citizens, this factor […]

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Kinky Gazpacho

Travel with a Book – Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love & Spain by Lori l. Tharps

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Travel with a Book is a bi-weekly travel book publication by Mark. This week’s recommendation is Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love & Spain by Lori l. Tharps Rating: Google “female travel books” and you will get a lot of catchy blog […]

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Learning a new language for travel

Learning a new Language: 100 Days of Duolingo

By Amarachi x 8 Comments

Learning a new language has always been one of my life goals. I chose French to be the second language I wanted to be fluent in and there were several reasons why. First, I took a French class in secondary […]

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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

Lagos to Benin Republic

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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