“TRAVELLING – IT LEAVES YOU SPEECHLESS, THEN TURNS YOU INTO A STORYTELLER.” – IBN BATTUTA. 2020 is the year of deliberately creating memories and travelling to new places is one sure-fire way to build up your memory bank. We at the Wakaabout have made this list for you of ten fantastic African countries to visit… Continue reading 10 Countries to Visit in 2020
What if I told you that Sundays are not just meant for you to lift up holy hands, eat rice and stew and stay inside your house? There are some fun things you can do on a Sunday that won’t put a hole in your pocket in this Lagos that you just have to breathe… Continue reading Things to do on a Sunday in Lagos
There’s this common belief that people of African descent are made of all things solid and that our skins are ageless no matter how we treat them. “Black don’t crack” has been thrown around so much that people assume it is license to not pay so much attention to their skins and to eventually walk… Continue reading Black Don’t Crack and Why You Need Sunscreen
Last week, we did an online poll for places people would love to travel to soon. And a lot of people said they would love to visit Kajuru Castle. If you are like us or like them and you already know why, Oya chop knuckle. If you don’t know, don’t feel bad about it. That’s… Continue reading Travel Destination: Kajuru Castle
We all want to be able to take sometime off and travel, get to see the world, have more fun or basically just live la vida loca. However, this can be difficult to do without money because beyond stopping “insort”, money and power ensure that you get to live your very best life. And since… Continue reading Are You Securing The Bag?
If you are Nigerian, you have probably encountered some customer service silliness that irritates you. However, I think the transport companies in Nigeria take their customer service incompetence to a whole other level. That definitely explains why I had to spend a night in a cramped bus in an open fuel station somewhere along Benin-Ore… Continue reading Can We Talk About ABC Transport Company?
The country is hard. The 2019 elections have many people stressed out and living in Nigeria is an extreme sport. Being female and living in Nigeria is a more extreme sport. This is why you need to prioritise self care as a woman living in Nigeria and Lagos in particular because the madness in this… Continue reading Living The Baby Girl Life in Lagos Through Self Care
Two of my favourite people came to Lagos to spend sometime with my business partner and I and it has been real. We have lazed about at home, talking about anything and everything and surviving on junk food. We have made amazing laughter-inducing videos at Dominoes Pizza, our butts have warmed the seats of The… Continue reading Exhibiting Ratchet Coolness in Lagos; One Place At A Time.
I and some friends took a trip to Tarkwa Bay some days ago. With all my claims to being the Wakaabout Creative, I had never been to Tarkwa Bay before two days ago. I checked for the prices of boat rides there online because I like to be well-informed before going anywhere. The internet told… Continue reading How To Have Fun At Tarkwa Bay
If you know me, you definitely know that I love to wakaabout, I love to attend events, especially art, fashion, lifestyle, tech and food events and I totally love Taxify and BRT buses. So here is a guide to living that wakaabout baby girl/boy life on a budget using the things I love in Lagos.