When I lived in Nigeria, I looked forward to summer and the end of the school year because it meant visiting my parents in Miami.Read more "Summertime in Miami"
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"