Posts by: Gilbert

Come May 27 this year, the city of Lagos, popularly called “Lasgidi”, will be agog for the grand finale of the Lagos at 50 celebration. Since the event began in April, a series of activities have been outlined to portray the rich culture of the city. And as the anniversary reaches its climax later this month, the...

Whether you love to have a breakfast with a dolphin, swim with the sharks or kick back in those laid-back destinations, there are unusual places where miracles still happen. So, if you must travel anywhere this May, your experience will be incomplete if your destination is missing from this list. Having helped...

For many years, African travelers have flooded Dubai and Paris for their shopping needs. But today, the tides are gradually shifting as most major cities in Africa have been transformed into mega shopping malls, offering best-in-class shopping opportunities to millions of people from around the world.  From Nigeria to...

Truth be told, travelling with kids can be quite a challenge, and not many people enjoy the experience. But think about it, what is the point of a vacation that leaves you over the moon while your kids gnash their teeth back home in front of the TV? It doesn’t matter whether you are heading to your ancestral home in...

Off the coast of Tanzania is situated Zanzibar, a majestic city radiating charm and adventure. Without a doubt, only few destinations in Africa can match the beauty of this jewel in the Indian Ocean. But whether you are visiting Zanzibar for business or leisure, here are five things to know before you visit...

There are two things Nigerians love with all their hearts and souls: jollof rice and holidays. While we may never get to fully explain the reason behind their craze for jollof rice, we can tell that today’s hectic life makes the love for holidays all the more enticing. After all, who wouldn’t want that deserved break...

Mothers are truly special, so is the unique space they occupy in our lives. How we appreciate and love them for all the attention they have given to us is very important! Whether your mother is a big fan of Christian Dior perfumes that fly off the shelves at major malls or she still gets goose bumps at the sight of...

All roads led to The African Centre, London yesterday, venue of the official media launch of Wakanow UK, a subsidiary of Wakanow Nigeria. It was a gathering of top notch media organizations, members of the diplomatic corps, major travel partners and friends of Wakanow. Speaking at the conference, Group Managing...

The Gambia may have recently endured a rough patch in her democratic experience, but the coast is now clear for travelers who want to experience this city of sunshine, birdlife and clear beaches. As a confirmation, leading travel advisors are urging tourists all over the world to come explore this smiling coast of...

On a sunny day, a middle-aged man decked in a free-flowing caftan sits on a mat in an open tetragon. He is playing a fipple flute to the delight of swirling snakes, all twisting and flapping their creepy heads before a waiting crowd. A group of tourists – most of them standing a few feet away – watch in awe. This is...