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"
From her hometown of Calabar, to Accra, Lomé, Cotonou, Grand Bassam, and Abidjan, Salem shares an unforgettable experience traveling through West Africa.Read more "Friendly Footprints: A Tour of Western Africa with Salem Afangideh"
Tolu answers questions from me about her time in Southern Africa; from eating plum and wild carrot flavored gelato to paragliding over Signal hill’s stunning landscape.Read more "‘Friendly Footprints’ in Capetown with Tolu Familoni"
When I think about the places I’ve visited over the years, from childhood to now, it saddens me to see that my home continent barely features on that list. Despite living in Nigeria for over 13 years, I only visited three states and two neighboring countries. Paltry. Insufficient. Over the next three years, I hope […]Read more "When in Zanzibar…"
Hi there! Besides being swamped with work and other not fun stuff, I’ve been having a serious case of writer’s block. When this happens, I usually sift through all my photos to find inspiration. Most times it works but this time it didn’t. You know what did? Staring at the ceiling. As a result, I decided […]Read more "Hometown Tourist in Calabar, Nigeria"