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!
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
Getting There Nigerian Passports require a Valid Schengen Visa. I booked the flight a few weeks before my trip and it cost me £340 for a return ticket from London. I stayed in Greece for a week where I visited Athens, Santorini and Naxos. I flew out of London Stansted and as usual I travelled … Continue reading One Week in Greece
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
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
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?
I love airplanes, especially from the outside, and I’ve been known to always stop in the street when there’s one going over my head. For a plane-spotter like me, Maho beach is a dream, amongst other things. Maho Beach is a beach on Sint Maarten. It is famous for the Princess Juliana International Airport adjacent … Continue reading Sint Maarten – Maho Beach
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
Until recently, the stories and pictures I had seen and heard about the wonder and beauty of this jewel in the desert left me thinking and imagining what it would be like… So I decided within 2 weeks to take a trip. After work, I boarded the overnight flight to Dubai and arrived in the … Continue reading A Dubai Experience
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