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Favorite Delicacies of the Nigerian Traveller

Favorite Delicacies of the Nigerian Traveller

The Nigerian traveller is always on the move, ready to take the next bus or flight to his destination as quickly as possible. Little wonder why Nigerians love food that’s easy to make and packs enough calories to get them through a busy day. Here is a list of delicacies the Nigerian traveller just can’t…

See Photos of Naijatreks’ recent trip to Ibadan- ‘The City of Brown Roofs’

See Photos of Naijatreks’ recent trip to Ibadan- ‘The City of Brown Roofs’

The day started on a low note. The parking lot in Victoria island, Lagos, where we had hoped to leave our cars while we take off to Ibadan in the tour bus wouldn’t open till 9AM that morning. We had to find a way to have all vehicles parked and secured. Second, some of our…

Looking For Some Romance, Excitement and Hot Valentine Deals? Explore Calabar!

Looking For Some Romance, Excitement and Hot Valentine Deals? Explore Calabar!

What some call the tourist’s paradise, Calabar is a little city surrounded by hills and plateaus. The streets of Calabar are serene and tidy, like you would expect in a 21st century city and the people are shielded from the worries of the ‘external world’ by the acres of green land that surround it. With…

Glorious Abacha! a.k.a. African Salad…That’s what we found on our way to Awhum Waterfall, Enugu

Glorious Abacha! a.k.a. African Salad…That’s what we found  on our way to Awhum Waterfall, Enugu

  Standing along the dusty road leading down towards Awhum Monastery, northwest of Enugu, eastern Nigeria, where the charming Awhum limestone Caves and Waterfalls are located; is a young lady who had a big bowl filled with whitish shreds of edible stuff in front of her. Numerous pilgrims stop by to buy the stuff from…

Okpa: The Craziest Street Food in Enugu!

Okpa: The Craziest Street Food in Enugu!

For most Nigerians, street food is usually just as delicious as delicacies sold in fancy restaurants, if not more. In Enugu, Eastern Nigeria, Okpa has become the craziest street food the people can’t live without. It is cheap, filling and insanely tasty! A student once noted that, once she has loaded two wraps of Okpa…

A visit to Igbo-Ora in SW Nigeria, the town with the largest twin births in the world! [video]

A visit to Igbo-Ora in SW Nigeria, the town with the largest twin births in the world! [video]

So amazing it is to know that there is a place in Nigeria where exists the largest population of twins in the world. This place is Igbo-ora, small village in Oyo State, south-west Nigeria, more twins are born in Igbo-Ora than anywhere else on earth and that there are just few households who do not…

Badagry: The day I ate Òfadà rice with fresh Palmy

Badagry: The day I ate Òfadà rice with fresh Palmy

By the Badagry Lagoon sits my cup of fresh milky palmy, kissing the walls of its cup and wishing it could break free to see the beauty that lies before it… the mesmerising beauty of the smiling lagoon waters, dancing with the soft glitters of the setting sun which reposed majestically at the distant palmtree…

Who knew palm wine at Terra Kulture could save the day… Let’s talk about the must-try drink

Who knew palm wine at Terra Kulture could save the day… Let’s talk about the must-try drink

Milky, tasty, fresh, chilly, awesome, tantalizing, alluring, refreshing, invigorating, revitalizing, breath-taking, amazing…. is the calabash of Palm wine served at Terra Kulture in Victoria Island, Lagos. The noon sun burned mercilessly over the skies of the busy Island and the breeze from the nearby Kuramo Beach being quenched by the blazing solar heat could not…

Bogobiri Restaurant in Ikoyi, Lagos…You’ll either Love it or Hate it!!

Bogobiri Restaurant in Ikoyi, Lagos…You’ll either Love it or Hate it!!

I’ve been to many top-class restaurants in Lagos, but Bogobiri blew me off my coast…sailed me atop blissful waters of satiating ambiance and invigorating aroma of dainty delicacies… with interiors and exterior set in a stylish medley of artistic yet bohemian ingredients…it was as though I dined in a restaurant-museum.   The soaring sun gently…

The love for Bòlì and Roasted fish #LifeinPHcity

The love for Bòlì and Roasted fish #LifeinPHcity

Like the heap of Olumo rock, my belly swells beneath my shirt, filled and appeased by the favourite meal of the oil city, Threatening to rip three buttons off my chest. Like the cascades of Olumirin Falls, streams of sweat trickle down my animated face. Like the sedating vigor of emu ògùrò, an aura of…

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