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 […]

Jara Beach Lagos

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 […]

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Point Lobos State Natural California

2019: The Year in Review

I began writing a year in review post in 2016. It has slowly become the thing I look forward to the most at the end of each blogging year. Writing these reviews each year has also sort of given me […]

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Lilygate Hotel

Lagos Staycations: My Weekend with The Lilygate Hotel

Next to travelling, staycations are a great way for me to unwind and relax without leaving my city. If you’re not very familiar with the term, a ‘staycation’ is a holiday spent in your home country. While they may seem […]

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From Lagos to Dubai

Travel Costs & Trip Breakdown: Lagos, Nigeria to Dubai, UAE

Last month, I took a trip to Dubai as part of a two-week work trip. While there, I had a few days to leisurely explore the city. I’ve written about my itinerary here and in this post, I will be […]

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Lagos to Dubai Travel

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 […]

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“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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