Destinations, Travel With Me, Travelogue / 19.11.2019

I explored Northern Nigeria during the April Easter break and it still is one of the most memorable experiences I have had in 2019. Since it was a Bourgie Travel tour, I was the resident Travel director and handled everything related to logistics. I also had the best travel buddies - Frank, Asia and Favour (I left notes for y'all at the end of this blog post). L-R Favour (Slay Queen), Jadesola, Frank Ugo (Beyonce's number 1 stan) and Asia 1 of Lagos While this tour took place months ago, my...

Food, Travel With Me, Travelogue / 23.09.2019

Day 3 was all about exploring Lome, Togo, the innocent-looking city whose major highway runs along the coastal line. For the most part, it felt like we were in an extension of Cotonou, Benin Republic as the city layout looks the same and they also speak French. We set off from Ouidah early in the morning and spent about 2 hours on the road. It was a smooth journey and we all slept off for the most part. Benin-Togo Border Crossing  The Hillacondji border crossing was also easy. We had to come...

Food, Travel With Me, Travelogue / 10.09.2019

I took a trip across 3 West African countries - Benin Republic, Togo and Ghana with a few friends and I am writing about my experience in parts. Before you go ahead, if you haven’t read part 1, do check it out so you’re not lost along the way.  Exploring West Africa Part 1: Ouidah, Benin Republic. The second part of my West African Road trip diary has all the details about transportation, accommodation, and food. Transportation Before leaving Lagos, I read a lot of blog posts talking about stressful the border...

Food, Inside Lagos, Travel With Me, Travelogue / 18.06.2019

The Kalakuta Museum can be classified as a specialty museum in that it focuses on one subject area, which is the life and times of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Until his death in 1997, Fela Kuti was a Nigerian musician and activist whose life and death was riddled with a lot of controversies. Also known as “Abami Eda” Fela used the lyrical content of his music to criticize Military rulers, particularly Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo. To this day, a number of young musicians and activists ascribe their courage to Fela’s ideas and they...