LAGOS, NIGERIA: AN EVENING WITH THE KALAKUTA QUEENS

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Watching a theater performance is becoming a thing in Lagos and we are here for it. West End and Broadway shows are pretty huge and their districts are popular tourist attractions in the London and New York respectively. Your visit to London is incomplete without seeing one of the shows. Lion King will forever be a favorite. Back in Lagos, Nigeria, the shows aren’t nearly as frequent. Shows will usually pop up during festivities ( Easter, Christmas or Muslim holidays)...

COST SAVING TRAVEL TIP: STAY WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY

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This piece was written by Funbi.S. Two Christmases ago, she opted to visit Brazil for two weeks. Sounds like a distance and a whole lot of money travelling from Nigeria. However, she had a cost saving tip. Brazil is second home to her (having lived there for 6 months) and she opted to stay with her friends and family. This is why she chose Brazil in the first place.  Her entire trip set her back less than $2000. Not bad for...

JOHN BOYEGA ROCKED #DECEMBERINLAGOS LIKE NO OTHER AND WE LEARNT A FEW THINGS FROM HIM

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Of all the I just got backs (IJGB’s) in town this past Christmas, no one rocked December in Lagos like our dear Finn! We follow him on every social Media platform and at some point we wondered if as experience curators, most importantly Nigerians, we were doing this Nigeria thing (showcasing our country) right. He really schooled us on how to have an amazing time in Nigeria. He went to the beach, art galleries, the theatre, shrine, live shows, the...

WINTERFELL IN ALGERIA + 5 PLACES YOU CAN SEE SNOW IN AFRICA

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When you think of snow, you think the US, Europe or Canada. However, we are here to tell you snow falls in Africa too! Yes, good old Africa has its own bits and bobs of snow from time to time. Some countries even have it every year. Our blogger friend, Amarachi, witnessed a snow blizzard in Morocco and it took some people by surprise. A blizzard in Africa? Wow! Morocco has surpassed my wildest expectations! I've had a roller coaster...

WINTER OLYMPICS, PYEONGCHANG 2018: AN AFRICAN MEDAL WILL BE NICE

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Winter Olympics is exactly one month away and we are rooting for one of the countries representing the African nation to bring a medal to the motherland! We have our unwavering support for our bobsleigh girls. However, #TeamNigeria is not the only African team to qualify for the Winter Olympics 2018.  Kenya, Eritrea, Togo, South Africa and Morocco all have competitors participating in various sports for the Winter Olympics. So far, thirteen African countries have participated at the Winter Olympic...

KERALA BLOG EXPRESS: A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY

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It’s exciting to see when tourism boards have actual plans and execute them so excellently well. Kerala blog express is on their 5th edition and this great opportunity is open to travel bloggers, vloggers and photographers from all over the world. The first time we heard of it was two years ago and we made an attempt to apply. We didn’t even go through the first stage. Welp! The opportunity is open again and it will be exciting to see a...

AFROPUNK FEST JOBURG: THESE FOUR DID IT FOR THE CULTURE

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This post is really about how these four Nigerian women slayed at the Afro Punk Fest, Joburg, but let’s start with the “what the h*** is Afropunk?” question you have at the back of your mind.  So you all know how the punk culture is seen as a “white” thing, often associated with tattoos, piercings, leather jackets and spiky hair? Well, this African American tattoo artist found himself in the punk scene and delved deep into the punk culture. He...

IS TRAVELLING THE WORLD SYNONYMOUS TO EXPOSURE?

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To begin with, being exposed is relative. It’s hard to define the term “being exposed”. For the purpose of this write up, being exposed means a broad knowledge of places, people’s culture, a way of life, and a wholesome sense of decorum in mannerisms, behavior, relations with people, orientation and mindset. Whether or not travelling far and wide, and visiting different countries and places translates to being exposed is what is being deliberated here. YOU CAN BE WELL TRAVELED BUT...

BALI SWING: LAGOS NOW HAS ITS OWN BALI SWING

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Lagos has its own Bali Swing and it’s just as gorgeous! The #baliswing has become one of Bali’s major attractions. It’s kinda like the Eiffel Tower in Paris; you really haven’t seen Paris if you skip the Eiffel Tower. Same as the Bali Swing, you really haven’t been to Bali if you did not get on that swing (okay maybe this is a bit of an overreach comparing the Eiffel Tower to the Bali Swing 😂). However it’s ranked the...

100TH POST: 2017 HIGHTLIGHTS + 2018 GROUP TRIP CALENDER

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2017 has come to an end, 2018 is finally here… 2017 has been an exciting year. It was a year of many firsts for us. We planned our first international trip to Rwanda, we bagged our first sponsored gig, we got our first all-expense paid trip, we made our first TV appearance, first time on radio and got interviewed by prominent newspapers in the country! We also found our voice/niche and we are rolling with it come 2018. With humble...