Land of Fire and Ice (Iceland)

So I visited Iceland the weekend after thanksgiving and I must say that it is one of the most beautiful countries I have ever visited. Getting There You need an international passport and visa (For Nigerian passports you need a Schengen visa). I traveled to Iceland from Berlin, I paid 120 Euros for a one … Continue reading Land of Fire and Ice (Iceland)

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

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

Getting Artsy in Berlin

Getting There You need an international passport and Visa (Being that I was backpacking around Europe and I have an American passport, I did not get a visa, if you have a Nigerian passport, you need a SCHENGEN VISA). I was already in Germany, so I took a bus from Frankfurt to Berlin for 22 … Continue reading Getting Artsy in Berlin

Spa Holidays!

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!

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

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