Travelling in the USA

I always felt a connection with the US and I’ve wanted to go there for the longest time. My mum almost had me there, she returned to Nigeria 3 days before giving birth to me. Some places that were on my radar for a long time are Orlando (Disney) New York City (WTC) and L.A … Continue reading Travelling in the USA

Have Fun in Ukraine

Believe me, I only wanted to see my younger sister, who lives and schools in Kharkiv (Kharkov in Russian). My mum raised independent children, that’s why we are all over the globe. My sister speaks Russian so it works well for her. Visa To Ukraine This is the most expensive and hardest visa I’ve had … Continue reading Have Fun in Ukraine

How to do a Desert Safari Trip

A desert safari trip is lots of fun especially when you are with people whose company you enjoy. If you find yourself in a country that offers this experience (Northern/Eastern Africa and the Middle East) you should definitely do it. I had my desert safari trip in Dubai, (Getting a visa is now very easy … Continue reading How to do a Desert Safari Trip

Once upon a time in Jo’Burg

  Getting There I traveled with my sisters and friend to Johannesburg some years ago. It was one of the less exciting trips I’ve been on. I still have no idea why this city was chosen, I came home from school and saw the visa in my passport. Yes, Nigerians need a VISA to go … Continue reading Once upon a time in Jo’Burg

Venice, Italy

(Click on pictures for bigger view) As we began our descent to Venice’s Marco Polo airport, I tried to catch a glimpse of the city from the airplane window and all I could see was water, scary! Venice is surreal, it’s just different from what you are used to. Getting off the plane, we went … Continue reading Venice, Italy

A Day in Ancient Ephesus

Getting There It took two hours to travel from Izmir to Selçuk. The journey began at 8:30 am and I was so excited. It was straight forward and I quickly found myself staring at more than 2000 year old artifacts. Looking around, I took some photos and then a bottle of water because the sun was … Continue reading A Day in Ancient Ephesus

Paris – The First time

As we pulled into Gare Du Nord, I smelt Paris. I smelt Paris and it didn’t smell good. I never travel with expectations but I felt the beginnings of disappointment. It didn’t help that it was all a bit grey at 2 in the afternoon. I looked at my friend and muttered ‘good start eh’ … Continue reading Paris – The First time

Traveling Light

For the first time last month, I traveled abroad without any check-in luggage. It was traumatic at first but totally amazing, Easy-jet’s strict luggage policy also helped!. No waiting or delays anywhere, it was just go go go, which I really appreciated. I know this is a massive challenge for many people especially ladies, but … Continue reading Traveling Light

First Time in Istanbul

I’ve always wanted to go to Turkey. Why? Because it’s chock full of history and it is the only country that is wholly European, Asian and Middle Eastern. It’s an amazing place. I thought Istanbul would be a great starting point. Visa For Nigerians To get a Turkish visa online you need to have: 1. A … Continue reading First Time in Istanbul

Barbados

This was a semi-spontaneous decision. Visa For Nigerians I remembered seeing a list  sometime ago that Nigerians could actually travel to some places without a visa. I called up my friend and said, ‘Let’s go to Barbados! we don’t need visas!’ Getting There We booked our flights which cost approximately £700 for a return. Virgin … Continue reading Barbados