Travel with a Pen exists to show travel enthusiasts (especially Nigerians) how rewarding it can be to travel both locally and internationally. On this blog, I share budget-friendly tips and breakdowns for travel within Nigeria, West Africa, Africa and the rest of the world. I hope that by reading the articles here, you’re inspired to travel more and differently too.

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Lead Content Creator

Hi! I’m Amarachi, a systems engineer and lead content creator for Travel with a Pen. While I love travelling, I don't quite enjoy the actual process of it - specifically air travel.

I hope you enjoy reading the articles here as much as I do writing them! Please feel free to leave a comment in the comment section of the posts or contact me directly via email using the contact form here

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Photographer, Contributor

I took a trip with Mark to Morocco a few years ago. He captured so many amazing photos and videos on that trip, I decided to marry him afterwards!


He contributes his photography and videography to Travel with a Pen.

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    Hey Amarachi,
    Hope this email finds you well.
    My name is Uju, I contacted you on Instagram with the handle @Iamsomadina.
    I came across your blog and I was very inspired by the content.
    I wanted to know what you went through to get your blog started off.
    I would like to start one, however I don’t want to follow the blogspot route.
    I was wondering if you could please offer some tips on how you started from layout, to domain name, to design, to payment/fees and content creation as well.
    As someone who is an avid dreamer, you are one of the few Nigerians I have come across that has inspired me to be a doer in the travel/adventurer lane.
    Fingers crossed I start to travel more this year.

    Thanks for responding on Instagram, you didn’t have to, but you did, thank you.

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    Nice site… you’ve got an amazing passion traveling the globe.

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    I now met an adventurous blogger from my country Nigeria who has done it. I hope Amarachi will join Travel Blog Success for more exposure and networking. Keep up the good work.

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    wow…I too really love travelling. But that first picture was too cool…lov’em.

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    This is nice, really nice.

    I love it.

    I’m going to show my guy that someone is doing it and telling the story well.


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    Loving your blog! Are you planning to make the trek over to Australia anytime soon?

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    Hello, it’s really nice to finally see a Nigerian who’s passionate about traveling. Looking forward to read more of your stories and experiences as they’re inspiring for me.

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    Bonjour, je m’appelle Mimamie et j’ai été très heureuse d’avoir fait un tour sur ton blog et je puis t’assurer que j’au vu et lu de belles choses. Finalement on partage la même passion. La découverte! Bonne continuation et j’espère vraiment qu’on on fera une aventure ensemble!
    (hello my name’s Mimamie from Côte d’Ivoire and I’ve been very glad to glanse over your blog. and it’s very fun for I’ve discovered cute things. Hope that we’ll have an adventure together!

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    Wow, I’m impressed. Your write up is super, I need to know more about Omu resort, are you in Nigeria? I want to get in touch with you.

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    Superb Blog, I was amazed when I find out you`re a Nigerian.
    ……Love your articles about your trip to Tanzania….!!

    Its Beautiful 🙂

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    Hello Amarachi, really nice to know how much you have traveled as a Nigeria, and your detailed explanation of your experiences. Thumbs up

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    What a nice blog I’d just discovered. I’m so impressed and inspired by this blog. Looking forth to my own adventure.

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    I love your blog, would love to explore West Africa for a start. How do I begin?

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    Hi Amarachi, you’re doing a good job, thanks for your write up, very interesting God bless.

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    So lovely reading your story, and you’ve been to quite a few places and done things which are still just distant future items on my bucket list. Local travel is very rewarding so I’m glad you write about your local adventures too. I think too many travel bloggers get caught up with only showcasing far distant lands when tourists are visiting and appreciating the country which is right under their noses. It’s nice learning more about Nigeria through you. Take care, and visit Jamaica soon if you can! 🙂

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      Thanks, Rochelle. I agree with more travellers and bloggers showcasing their home countries. I hope I can visit Jamaica soon. Definitely going to explore beyond the resorts 🙂

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    I love your blog! I learned so much. Thank you for the information ❤️

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    I have been following your blog early last year January, but I am low key reader, so this year I decided kick my travel plans, firstly I want to appreciate you for responding to me on Instagram with handle @_eddybaba I never expected the reply but boom I saw it. So this year my first trip is Togo, Rwanda & Ethiopia. Amarachi God bless you. I want to be fact of your travel term. My dream coming through

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