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

One Week in Greece

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

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

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

Can Traveling Make You Better?

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?

Sint Maarten – Maho Beach

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

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