SPLENDOURS OF NIGERIA: THE WARM SPRINGS OF THE WEST

IKOGOSI – TRANQUIL REFRESHING HOLIDAYS –HOT OR COLD? After driving for about four hours from Lagos, I begin to silently question my craving for an attraction that was probably over hyped.  As if to douse my fears however, in a short while the flat plains gave way to an undulating terrain. This is what I call ‘nature’s welcome’ and I happen to have experienced this many a time now. You…

HEAVEN IN NIGERIA! LET’S GO THERE!!

I love to kiss and tell. Is that not the phrase used when you reveal to the whole world the details of an escapade? I do tell, a lot. In this case I just cannot hold back my excitement; I’m oozing all the tell-tale signs of satisfaction. This terrific beauty made my weekend, and I always will be grateful. Not a woman, this one. This beauty is the awesome phenomenon…

SPLENDOURS OF NIGERIA: THE PARADISE OF SOUTH-SOUTH

Families planning a holiday often overlook local destinations. More often than not, however it comes down to how much awareness we have about the options available to us. Well, that is what I like to think when I see families spend more to travel to destinations that offer far less than is available locally. Even though there is the small thing like the “i-want-to-travel-abroad” complex here and there. Having helped…

SPLENDOURS OF NIGERIA: KANO-THE ANCIENT GEM OF THE NORTH

I still wonder why Nigeria has not yet broken into the league of the highest tourism earners in Africa. Having traversed this beautiful country from north to south, I have always found pleasant surprises when I visit a state after some time. The excuse of tourism operators and drivers of the travel industry in Nigeria is security and infrastructure. Agreed, we may not be the best when it comes to…

TOP 5 REASONS TO TRAVEL AS A FAMILY

  Our most valuable possession as humans is undoubtedly our family. We love and cherish our spouses and children and would do anything for them, over time however, we have substituted the most important of ‘anything’ in our relentless pursuit for wealth and status. Parents have substituted quality time with cash and the kids have done the same with their parents by ‘loving’ their computer games and social media. There…