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      "title" => "Cool Places in Lagos to Hangout With Your Loved Ones This Weekend"
      "date" => "2018-10-19"
      "body" => "<p>After 5 days of stressful office work in the midst of Lagos stress and the hustling and bustling environment, you sure need to relax this weekend with the people you love; your family, friends and partner. Although the weekend is short, but having a weekend hangout will definitely help you forget your past stressful days.</p><p>If you are excited the weekend is here and can’t wait to hangout with your loved ones, check out some of the cool spots you can visit for that fascinating weekend.</p><p><strong>NDUBUISI KANU RECREATIONAL PARK</strong></p><p>Ndubuisi Park is a quiet place to hangout and have a picnic with your family on a weekend. As a family or lovers, you will love&nbsp;the ambiance and the coolness of nature here.</p><figure class="image"><img src="http://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/5CF6F26F-FDD4-4645-82F5-D27F1DC47678.jpeg" alt="" srcset="https://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/5CF6F26F-FDD4-4645-82F5-D27F1DC47678.jpeg 738w, https://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/5CF6F26F-FDD4-4645-82F5-D27F1DC47678-300x169.jpeg 300w, https://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/5CF6F26F-FDD4-4645-82F5-D27F1DC47678-440x247.jpeg 440w, https://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/5CF6F26F-FDD4-4645-82F5-D27F1DC47678-600x337.jpeg 600w" sizes="100vw" width="600"><figcaption><strong>Source: guardian.ng</strong></figcaption></figure><p><strong>THE JAZZHOLE</strong></p><p>With a combination of literature, music, art, and cafe to chill, Jazzhole is sure one of the best places to enjoy the weekend. Jazzhole is a book store full of varieties of book. If you think book reading as a way to relax, then you should visit Jazzhole. Apart from reading different books, you also get to enjoy some live performances in the evening.</p><figure class="image"><img src="http://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/65C4FA99-E4C4-4B9C-87C3-188405D5F0DF-e1539949164900.jpeg" alt=""><figcaption><strong>Source: hipafrica.com</strong></figcaption></figure><p><strong>LA CAMPAGNE TROPICANA BEACH RESORT</strong></p><p>For fresh air in a serene environment, La Campagne Tropicana beach resort is one of the cool places to escape to. You will definitely enjoy a perfect blend of culture and luxury at the resort.</p><figure class="image"><img src="http://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/10097BC6-335B-48F4-8764-4A8D817B4495.jpeg" alt="" srcset="https://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/10097BC6-335B-48F4-8764-4A8D817B4495.jpeg 677w, https://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/10097BC6-335B-48F4-8764-4A8D817B4495-300x201.jpeg 300w, https://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/10097BC6-335B-48F4-8764-4A8D817B4495-440x294.jpeg 440w, https://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/10097BC6-335B-48F4-8764-4A8D817B4495-600x401.jpeg 600w" sizes="100vw" width="600"><figcaption><strong>Source: sassyfunke.com</strong></figcaption></figure><p><strong>LEKKI CONSERVATION CENTRE</strong></p><p>If you are curious about nature, then Lekki conservation center is a place to be. Established over 2 decades ago, Lekki Conservation Centre is a Natural Resource Conservation centre. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the prominent nature park in Africa. The nature park offers visitors a wide range of fun activities. Spending your weekend &nbsp;with your family at the center will be an amazing experience.</p><figure class="image"><img src="http://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/DF0DCE61-EB62-402A-98FD-F731AFD543AB-e1539948909437.jpeg" alt=""><figcaption><strong>Source: travel.jumia.com</strong></figcaption></figure><p><strong>WHISPERING PALMS RESORT &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p>To escape from the hustle and bustle in Lagos city, Whispering Palms Resort is one of the best spots you can go to. It is located in Badagry, around some historical places. You will have a wonderful weekend getaway experience where you connect with history and nature if you take a trip to the resort with your family.</p><figure class="image"><img src="http://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2AA15A5F-8647-40A7-AAB8-1CF01C7C4FC8-e1539949454934.jpeg" alt=""><figcaption><strong>Source: travel.jumia.com</strong></figcaption></figure>"
      "tags" => "ATTRACTIONS, FAMILY, GETAWAY, LAGOS, RESORTS, TOURISTS ATTRACTIONS, WEEKEND GETAWAY"
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      "title" => "Christmas Holiday: Budget Friendly Things to Do During the Period"
      "date" => "2018-11-08"
      "body" => "<blockquote><p><i>”Christmas is always the most fun. I start looking forward to Christmas before it’s even summertime”.- Mariah Carey</i></p></blockquote><p>Christmas period is one of the wonderful periods of the year many people look forward to because they get to eat, drink, exchange gifts, have fun, wish each other well and many more. As the season is approaching, I’m sure a lot of people have been planning on how they want to enjoy the holiday period. Of course everyone loves to go on holiday during this period; travel to their various hometowns, nearby cities or even abroad.</p><p>Due to some certain conditions (mostly low cash), many people do not get to travel during the season but rather stay at home and enjoy the holiday with their family. However, there are still some ways you can have a merry Christmas on a low budget.&nbsp;If you’re not sure of how to have a great Christmas holiday on a low budget, here are some budget friendly things to do at that period.</p><p><strong>TRAVEL TO BUDGET FRIENDLY COUNTRIES</strong></p><p>Although travel costs money but there are some beautiful destinations you can still visit without having to spend much. If traveling outside the country is a way for you and your family to enjoy the Christmas period, do your research on amazing budget friendly countries you can visit to have a nice Christmas feeling with your friends, family or partner.</p><p><strong>TRAVEL TO NEARBY CITIES&nbsp;</strong></p><p>If you do not have enough money for flying out of the country for your Christmas holiday, you can choose to travel to cities near your home. There are many hidden gems in the country that just might wow you and make you have a feeling of being abroad. So stay, save, explore, learn, enjoy and know more about your country during the Christmas period.</p><p><strong>INVITE YOUR FRIENDS TO COME OVER</strong></p><p>Although it’s a festive period, but not everyone celebrates the season in their homes. If you are not traveling for the holiday, you can have some of friends and family come over to have fun, eat, drink, laugh and be happy.</p><p><strong>GO FOR CONCERTS!!!</strong></p><p>A lot of concerts are usually fixed for the period. Go for as many concerts as you can afford. It’s always fun.</p><p><strong>GO FOR PICNICS &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Who doesn’t like going for picnics to have fun and meet new people? Going for picnic during in December is one of the ways to enjoy the Christmas period. You get to interact with other families and friends who are also out to for merriments.</p>"
      "tags" => "CHRISTMAS, CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY, DECEMBER, FAMILY, FESTIVE PERIOD, MERRY, SEASON, VACATION"
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      "created_at" => "2020-01-14 15:41:19"
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    2 => array:12 [
      "id" => 192
      "title" => "Family Vacation: Reasons Why it Is Important to Travel With the Family"
      "date" => "2018-08-08"
      "body" => "<p>Almost everyone who goes on solo or group vacation misses their family in one way or the other. The peace and joy of being with your family members on a vacation is so different from when you with other people.</p><figure class="image"><img src="http://nn.check-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1382E87A-9458-4000-B242-C7A23824F3CB.jpeg" alt=""><figcaption><strong>Source: guardian.ng</strong></figcaption></figure><p>To some people, going on vacation is just a waste of time and money which isn’t true (But to be honest, vacation costs money).&nbsp;The happiness, quality time spent, experiences and other things you gain from relaxing outside your home is priceless.</p><p>Why is it important to go on family vacation? Here are some reasons why it is important to take a memorable trip with your family.</p><p><strong>YOU ARE RELIEVED OF STRESS</strong></p><p>Work, school and other daily activities can be stressful. This can cause a breakdown in the body system. Taking a vacation, at least for a weekend will relief the body and soul of all the stresses. The mind gets to relax and gain new strength.</p><p><strong>KIDS GET TO LEARN NEW THINGS</strong></p><p>The best and fastest way kids learn is by trying out things themselves. Family vacation gives kids the opportunity of learning new things through experiences. This helps them gain more knowledge positively.</p><p><strong>MORE TIME TO PLAY WITH THE FAMILY</strong></p><p>Vacation is a great way to spend more time with the family. Every member of the family will have quality time to talk and have fun with each other. Creating time for your partner and kids when on vacation will have great impact on them.</p><p>OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN NEW CULTURES<strong> &nbsp;</strong></p><p>Traveling is a way of learning and each place you visit, you learn at least one new thing. Going on family vacation will help both the parents and the kids understand the he culture of their new environment.</p><p>Summer is here again, why not plan a ‘FACATION’ today?</p><p>You do not have to travel far or spend a lot before you can have a memorable family vacation. There are many beautiful destinations to have an unforgettable experience with your family within and outside Nigeria, depending on your budget.</p>"
      "tags" => "FAMILY, SUMMER, VACATION"
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      "type" => "general"
      "title_slug" => "family-vacation-reasons-why-it-is-important-to-travel-with-the-family"
      "created_at" => "2020-01-16 00:31:12"
      "updated_at" => "2020-01-16 00:31:12"
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