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 […]

12 days in 3 minutes: Safari & the Beach Movie

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For our trip to Tanzania, my sister & I went on safari to four national parks in 6 days and spent another 6 days in Zanzibar. Here’s a short video of how that went. I hope you enjoy it? I […]

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The JJC’s Guide to Travel Videography

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One of my favorite things to do after a trip is to make short movies. These movies summarize an entire trip in less than 5 minutes (some take a minute only). I first started making them after a friend of […]

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5 Things to do on Day #1 of your Trip

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The first day of any trip is very critical and can sometimes make or break your entire vacation. I find that a lot of people like to get to their hotels, settle in and just relax as soon as they […]

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6 Travel Enthusiasts Changing the face of Tourism in Nigeria

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Do you find travelling within Nigeria unappealing? If your answer is a big fat ‘Yes’, don’t worry, I won’t judge. I can understand why it might be so because travelling within Nigeria isn’t the easiest thing to do. It can […]

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Up, Up and Away!

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My sister and I took the Serengeti hot air balloon safari in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. We paid a premium for the one-hour air safari but the experience itself was priceless. Our little adventure began early on our second […]

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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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Cost to go to Seychelles breakdown

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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