2022: The Year in Review

I am pleased to write the 7th edition of my blog’s 2022 year in review. Every year since 2016, I have written a month-by-month recap of all the adventures I’ve had. As usual, it brings me great joy to look […]

We Summited Africa’s Second Highest Mountain!

There are many words to describe how I feel writing this article, but the overwhelming feeling is pride. Over four days, Mark and I hiked through the Mount Kenya range and reached the summit of Point Lenana (4985m) – the […]

101 Best Places to Visit in Africa

Travelling to and around the African continent is a dream many travel enthusiasts have. From stunning beaches with perfect year-round weather conditions to incredible landscapes and wildlife, the continent, with its 54 countries, has so much to offer to every […]

Picnics & Champagne in Champagne Ridge

In full disclosure, despite the title of this article, we did not have champagne in Champagne Ridge. We did have some wine – which I will now refer to onwards as ‘champagne’ because I can. It is only proper that […]

An Amazing Road Trip Across Kenya

With the office shut down for the holidays and Amarachi travelling for work, I loaded the car with camping and hiking equipment and set off on a 2,000 km Kenya road trip. I was accompanied for most of the trip […]

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Singapore: 4 Days in the Lion City

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The line at the arrival hall at Singapore Changi Airport crawled slowly towards the Immigration desks. Minutes turn into hours and I find myself gradually growing restless. Eventually, I reach the Immigration Officer, who proceeds to interview me about the […]

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Where Should Your Next Travel Destination Be?

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Bringing this back because it was a lot of fun when I first posted it. 🙂 If you haven’t taken the quiz before, why not give it a go this time around? And if you have, did you end up […]

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Solo Tripping in Singapore and Malaysia…

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On my recently concluded solo travel to Singapore and Malaysia, I got to explore the vibrant cities of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur over the course of 11 days. I began my solo adventures in Asia last year by visiting South […]

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Seoul – The Asian City that has my Heart!

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A fairly short ride on the KTX bullet train from Busan brought me to Seoul. I didn’t know yet but this was about to become my new favourite city in the world! After travelling through smaller cities in South Korea, […]

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How to Apply for a Malaysian eVisa as a Nigerian Citizen

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I didn’t but I have Seun of Private trips.ng to thank for putting me on to this information. Because of this tip, I was able to apply for my visa using the evisa portal, rather than making the trip to […]

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Travel with a Pen is a Nigerian Travel Blog showcasing Nigeria and Africa Travel. On this blog, I share budget-friendly tips and breakdowns for travel within 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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Nigeria to Kenya – Travel Costs and Trip Breakdown

How much would it cost for a week-long trip from Nigeria to Kenya? In this post, I will be highlighting […]

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Can You Visit Seychelles on a Budget?

The Seychelles Islands are a notoriously expensive destination to visit. I remember being taken aback by the sheer cost of […]

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Travel Costs Breakdown – South Korea Trip

How much should a South Korea trip cost you? In this post, I’ll be writing about the costs needed to […]

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