What is Airbnb? Airbnb is a website for people to rent out lodging. It has over 500,000 listings in 33,000 cities and 192 countries. Founded in August 2008 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, the company is privately owned and operated by Airbnb, Inc. (wikipedia.com) Airbnb is a community marketplace where guests can book spaces from … Continue reading Travel on a Budget with Airbnb
For those of us that hold that passport which serves more as barrier than an entry pass, preparing for a trip takes 3 times as much as any other person from another continent. But for the love of travel, we brace the challenges and difficulties, the waiting times and delays You may need a … Continue reading Travelling While Nigerian
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
We have travelled quite a lot between us this year and before undertaking any more travel, reflection is always a good thing. Travel can sometimes be an escapist’s dream, but an expensive one at that. One should travel for the love of it, not to run away from something. If you travel and return and … Continue reading A Note on Travel
It’s a great big world and can be daunting especially if you don’t have an entourage that travels with and takes care of you. Now, don’t be afraid! there are loads of apps that we travel with and have been instrumental in stopping us from getting lost. Also much more, helping us make the best … Continue reading Apps To Travel With
When this thought first crossed my mind following a blissful sunday at a spa in London, I thought this must only be for the rich. By now you know my love for a budget trip surpasses my sensibilities. Anyway I was determined to find some that fit my pocket and sure enough I came up … Continue reading Spa Holidays!
By Simeon Odiaka Absolutely! and here’s why From young people fresh out of school, to retirees planning their dream trip, many people are inspired to pack up their bags and head off to see the world at some point in their lives. There are so many advantages to traveling. It can be adventurous, … Continue reading Can Traveling Make You Better?
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
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
The following countries allow visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel for Nigerian citizens Africa Countries and Territories Conditions of access Benin 3 months  Burkina Faso 90 days  Burundi Visa can be obtained upon arrival at Bujumbura Airport  Cape Verde 90 days  Cameroon 90 days  Chad 3 months  Comoros Visa issued upon arrival  Ivory Coast 3 months  … Continue reading Travel Visa-Free