The Kenyan Experience: Nairobi

Background Kenya is an East African country with a population of over 45million people. It lies on the equator and was a founding member of the East African Community (EAC). The largest tribe in the country is the Kikuyus who are of Bantu origin. The Kikuyus are known to be entrepreneurial, with their women particularly … Continue reading The Kenyan Experience: Nairobi

Christmas and New Year in Morocco

Morocco seems to be the to-go destination for most of my friends and family. I’ve wanted to go for a long while and jumped on the opportunity when my friend told me she was planning a trip to Marrakesh. Getting There The Moroccan visa was kind of a struggle for me to get and I’ve been told it’s … Continue reading Christmas and New Year in Morocco

Your Next Holiday Will Be In Zanzibar

Tanzania Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania is a country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, is in northeastern Tanzania. More Interesting Facts  Visa It costs N11,150 for a Tanzanian visa, 2 days for processing. You need to have a Yellow Fever Card, if you don’t have … Continue reading Your Next Holiday Will Be In Zanzibar

Castle Lounging in Kaduna, Nigeria

Seeing the title of this post you are likely wondering what cool destination Kaduna State, located in the northern part of Nigeria, could have. Fortunately for us Nigeria lovers, despite the havoc terrorism and religious riots have wrought, they haven’t been able to destroy the spirit of the state and its hidden gems. There is a gorgeous Castle … Continue reading Castle Lounging in Kaduna, Nigeria

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

Forget Paris, Go Accra

Getting There You need your International Passport to go to Ghana but you don’t need a visa. My friend and I flew with AERO Contractors airline and booked ahead of the date so the flight fare was reduced considerably. The return trip (flight) cost about N24,000 but the new regulations only allows for bookings maximum … Continue reading Forget Paris, Go Accra

Transit through Cairo, Egypt

Flights had become expensive last Christmas (Dec 2012) and EgyptAir was among the cheapest. I was also interested in seeing a bit of Egypt since I had never been. So I booked the flight to Abuja, NG to transit overnight in Cairo on the return leg to London Heathrow. The cheapest way to get to … Continue reading Transit through Cairo, Egypt