In Akosombo, a town in Ghana’s Volta Region, we spend part of the afternoon seeing the Volta River by speedboat. Harmattan fog blocks out any glimpse of sunlight, coloring the sky a light grey. I run my fingers through the river, enjoying the rush of cool water against my skin.Read more "My Weekend in Ghana"
I pull Yemi up from her chair to dance, twirling her around and spinning in a circle when she twirls me. We continue like this until claps erupt from a table nearby and send both of us into a fit of laughter.Read more "Letters from the Central Coast #2"
On a warm September afternoon, we drive south in a rented SUV from Oakland to Paso Robles–a wine town on California’s Central Coast.Read more "Letters from the Central Coast #1"
Zainab loves to travel, and for as long as I can remember, she’s moved around the globe; living in London, the U.S, Nigeria, and most recently – Thailand. Today on Friendly Footprints, Zainab talks to me about a “magical” trip to Tokyo, Japan.Read more "Friendly Footprints in Tokyo with Zainab"
For the penultimate ‘Friendly Footprints’ interview of 2020, Dera talks to me about her “fantastic” trip to Bali.Read more "Friendly Footprints in Bali with Dera"