Things to do in Lagos: Balogun Market

When I was little, my mother would take me to Balogun market to buy me a ‘Christmas dress’, ‘banger’ (I don’t know what non-Nigerians call ‘banger’ 🙂 ), sparklers and other Christmas-y things.  It was then that I learned to hate Balogun market.  I loved the things my mother bought and I loved the excitement…

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Holidays with Kola Olaosebikan

Dubai where Kola had her most memorable holiday. 1.    Tell us about the very first holiday you remember going on. My first holiday was to London when I was still in secondary school. It was absolutely a dream come true. Interestingly, the plane had to circle Heathrow about 2 or 3 times before we landed due…

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Restaurant Review: Bistro 7

Inside Bistro 7 Bistro 7 is a quiet restaurant in Victoria Island offering simple food like pasta, salads, burgers and pizzas.  It has a red, white and black colour scheme which looks cute and a comfortable, home-y looking outdoor seating area. I ordered

Living in Lagos (July 2014)

This is a picture-led post on what living in Lagos is like for me. This picture is of Lekki Link Bridge at night.  It’s a fairly new bridge (having been commissioned in May 2013).  The bridge is just over 1km long and is nice-looking offering pretty views of Ikoyi and Lekki.