Destinations, Inside Lagos, Travelogue / 01.03.2021

Jara Beach Resort is a beautiful holiday/getaway spot right here in Lagos, Nigeria. Sometime in October, I started drawing up plans for my fiance's birthday in December. I knew I wanted to do something that he did not expect so he won’t see me coming 😃. [gallery size="full" columns="2" link="file" ids="1954,1955"] After making inquiries, I decided to plan a staycation at Jara for a few days. Because the rooms go so fast (they were 70% booked for December), I quickly locked in my dates and paid. It was so hard...

Food, Inside Lagos / 05.12.2020

다시 오신 것을 환영합니다 That’s how you say Welcome back in Korean. While my French is semi-fluent, I do not speak Korean. That greeting was solely powered by Google Translate and I do not take any blame for errors in translation. From the title, you already know this is another Lagos restaurant review; this time, myself and Yemisi visited Hua Han, a Korean-Chinese restaurant in Ikeja GRA. I can’t remember the first time I heard about Hua Han, but I know that I have wanted to visit for the longest...

Food, Inside Lagos / 09.10.2020

When I heard on the Insta-grapevine that Soul Food Lagos, a new restaurant was coming to Yaba, I was so excited. For context, I live in Yaba and what we mostly have are Spaghetti and roadside grill joints. If you don’t believe me, ask UNILAG and YabaTech students. Every street corner is filled with two things they love - Spaghetti and Turkey. As a list maker that I am, I put Soul Food Lagos on my list of restaurants to visit (you can recommend your favourite restaurants to me...