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

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!

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

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

Traveling Light

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

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

Travel Visa-Free

The following countries allow visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel for Nigerian citizens     Africa Countries and Territories Conditions of access  Benin 3 months [1]  Burkina Faso 90 days [2]  Burundi Visa can be obtained upon arrival at Bujumbura Airport [3]  Cape Verde 90 days [4]  Cameroon 90 days [5]  Chad 3 months [6]  Comoros Visa issued upon arrival [7]  Ivory Coast 3 months [8] … Continue reading Travel Visa-Free