How to do a Desert Safari Trip

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

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

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

Malaysia, Truly Asia

Getting There Malaysia is a tourist hot spot located in South East Asia. It is an island country bordered by Singapore in the south east and Thailand in the north. Visa -You need to apply for a visa (you need yellow fever card) before heading to Malaysia, and you can only enter the country by … Continue reading Malaysia, Truly Asia

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

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