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

A Dubai Experience

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

First Time in Istanbul

I’ve always wanted to go to Turkey. Why? Because it’s chock full of history and it is the only country that is wholly European, Asian and Middle Eastern. It’s an amazing place. I thought Istanbul would be a great starting point. Visa For Nigerians To get a Turkish visa online you need to have: 1. A … Continue reading First Time in Istanbul

Barbados

This was a semi-spontaneous decision. Visa For Nigerians I remembered seeing a list  sometime ago that Nigerians could actually travel to some places without a visa. I called up my friend and said, ‘Let’s go to Barbados! we don’t need visas!’ Getting There We booked our flights which cost approximately £700 for a return. Virgin … Continue reading Barbados