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

Published on June 3, 2020 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 […]

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 […]

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FAQ: Everything You Need to Know About Getting a Private COVID-19 PCR Test in Lagos

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As Nigeria prepares to open her international borders, Airlines and Border Control may mandate a COVID-19 PCR test for travel. Travellers may be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate before they are allowed to board their flights […]

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Fun Places to Visit in Lagos

25 Beautiful & Fun Places to Visit in Lagos, Nigeria

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If you are looking for places to visit in Lagos, you’ve come to the right place! It is not a secret that Lagos isn’t the most touristic destination in the world. Apart from residents and Nigerians in general, most people […]

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A Classic Egypt Itinerary Perfect for a 7 -14 Day Trip

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Visiting Egypt is one of the items on the living list of many travel enthusiasts. It is truly an amazing country worthy of that spot. If you are planning to visit for the first time, this Egypt Itinerary may come […]

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Travel with a Book: Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

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Published on July 27, 2020 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. […]

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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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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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