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Abidjan: First Impressions & Why I’m Not Returning to Nigeria

My brother, Mayowa, and I are currently in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, working a project that’s near and dear to our hearts. The initial groundwork has been completed, and we just need some time to plan, scheme and put things together! We knew we wanted…

August 26, 2017

Day Trip to Olumo Rock in Abeokuta

Taking a day trip to Abeokuta from Lagos is very easy! Olumo Rock is definitely a worthwhile tourist attraction. Seeing the beautiful city below you, you'll start wondering if you're in Abeokuta or Florence. I give a recap of my trip and tips for…

July 8, 2017

Foto Friday: Lagos with a view

My first week in Lagos has definitely had its ups, downs & memorable moments, but one thing I’ve really appreciated is how beautiful this city is. It can be hard to see sometimes when you’re walking down the street and there’s trash, car exhaust and all…

October 21, 2016
DC Restaurants Maketto

Summer in the City – Go to Eateries

No matter how in denial I am, summer is wrapping up, but we still have to make the most of every day that we have left!! Continuing my summer in the city series, I present my favorite places to eat here in DC! I really…

September 20, 2016
3 hours in Warsaw

How to spend 3 Hours in Warsaw

My initial impression of Warsaw was that it was a boring city. And that could very well hold through considering it's the business center of Poland (think Milan in Italy). But underneath the drab architecture and hurrying residents, lies a powerful and fascinating history.…

July 16, 2016

24 Hours in Budapest

My 24 hours in Budapest started off looking like they would be a disaster, and or just never happen. I was flying in from Istanbul, Jasmine and I got up early to take a taxi to the airport. My boarding pass didn’t have my…

July 15, 2016

5 Days in Istanbul: Food, Friends, and being a Black Girl

Like any adventure that is motivated by a desire for sunlight, we headed east. Jasmine and I spent five days adventuring through Istanbul. We saw a lot and learned even more. Below are the highlights of our trip. It was hard not to include…

June 26, 2016

A Weekend in Normandy

Two weekends ago, some friends and I adventured our way through Normandy on an "organized" excursion.While there was more than a few hick-ups along the way, the beautiful views of St. Michel and the sleepy and picturesque Deauville more than made up for it.…

February 11, 2016