Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Street cooks are magicians: With little more than a cart and a griddle, mortar, or deep-fryer, they conjure up not just a delicious snack or meal but the very essence of a place. Sadly, street food has acquired a reputation as a potential trip-wrecker, no one wants to get sick, but avoiding street food means denying...

With the London Olympic Games approaching, plus the usual summer travelers, the social calendar of London is already bursting at the seams. That means hordes of tourists, Olympics fans and regular Londoners all jostling for space at the tubes and buses leading to queues that stretch from here to Kafanchan. So if you...

From when I was a kid, I always dreamed of attending the Olympic Games. Each year I followed the games closely on TV, all the while picturing myself sat in the stands with the rest of the spectators eagerly cheering the players on. Sometimes it seemed so real to me; I could see the desperation in the eyes of the...

Following our last post, a number of people asked that we add more locations to our list of places to visit in Nigeria as the list was far from exhaustive. In response, we have put up this rejoinder which also doesn’t begin to cover all the amazing sights Nigeria has to offer. We hope this list at least guides you in...

He who would travel happily must travel light.—Antoine De Saint-Exupery When travelling, it’s easy to get sidetracked by luggage especially if it’s extremely heavy and you need to be lugging them around. The following tips will help you pack light and right when you are travelling. • Pack as light as possible. Do...