How to Holiday in Lagos

Since I live in Lagos, writing about how to have a great time here seemed so obvious to me that I never bothered to do it.  I put it down to that cliché that when you know something, you assume that everyone else knows it too.  Of course, that isn’t true.  It took me spending…

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Why travel

  I used to think that everyone loved travelling and going on holidays but then I interviewed someone  who doesn’t like travelling.  I’m paraphrasing here but she said she saw no need to go on holiday if you liked your life.  In other words, if your life was great, why would you need to take…

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How to survive airports

My least favourite part of travelling is airports and I suspect it’s the same for many people.  However, since I know I dislike being in airports, I go out of my way to enjoy the experience.  Here are some of the things I do to make my time in airports more pleasurable:

The best season to go on holiday

In Lagos, where I live, there are two basic seasons:  rainy and dry season and right now, we’re in the rainy part.  You can’t miss it.  Rainy season runs roughly from April till October and it rains pretty much everyday during the season.  Harmattan, (I can never say that word without thinking of Ralph Fiennes…

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