Posts by: Gilbert

Which African country makes the best Jollof rice? This sounds like a simple question, but it is not. In 2015, this question set off a social media war between Nigeria and Ghana, prompting the famous Nigerian Jollof vs Ghanaian Jollof debate. In April this year, the argument grew fiercer when Nigeria’s Culture Minister...

For travelers the world over, Africa has it all: iconic safaris, white, blue and sandy beaches, intoxicating backdrops, ancient treasures and a mesmerizing culture that has left tourists drooling and falling head over heels for ages! But Africa also has her soft, idyllic side waiting to be discovered by new couples...

Some years ago, it was difficult to keep track of your memories while on a trip. If you were unlucky not to own a camera, your best bet was to hire a local photographer around to save the day. But all that has since changed, thanks to the rise of smartphones and cool platforms like Instagram. According to a 2016...

There’s a reason why people stay glued to the big screen for hours, and sometimes, days – wheeling themselves away from the slightest distraction. And in those moments, all that matters is that extended reel of motion picture, sounds, light and emotions all wrapped together in the form of a story. It doesn’t matter if...

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...