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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
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Wedding Guest Bliss

Last month I got a chance to be a wedding guest at 3 different wedding celebrations (just 2 marriages though). Weddings are fun and beautiful affairs and it allowed me to get to know even more of Nigeria. My cousin had her traditional marriage…

May 27, 2017
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Nkem Story

Life Updates: Moved to Abuja & How to Bounce Back

After several months of up and down, I've finally settled in Abuja and I'm working on getting my goals back in order. Here's how I'm doing it. In the meantime, I'm also slowly falling in love with the crazy hot town. …

May 4, 2017
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Travel

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
Food for Thought

On whether or not Americanah is a love story.

If someone said that Americanah by Chiamanda Adichie was a romance novel, I would tell them they are sadly mistaken and should perhaps reread the book. Yes, love was a part of this book, but the role it played was more of beautifully decorated book…

February 27, 2015