Whether you’re with your bae or someone else’s, here’s everything you need to spice up your weekend getaways.
Today’s subject on #Zikokowhatshesaid is @fehinlean, a 30-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about her childhood love for motorcycles, why she waited until she was 28 to ride one and handling the stares when people realise she isn’t a man, on her biking trips across the country.
Today’s #ZikokoWhatSheSaid subject is Omotoke Fatoki, a 29-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about how growing up with her grandmum and spiked her curiosity for Nigerian cultures, falling in love with the north during her tour across Nigeria, and tips on travelling with a broke girl budget
What African country is on your bucket list this year? We want you to live vicariously through these five women exploring Africa.
If you need any more convincing that you should be doing a little more travelling in Africa, these 5 beach destinations would nudge you in the right direction:
Should you be shaking your ass on a yacht in Dubai or climbing the Eiffel Tower in Paris? Take this quiz to find out:
Everywhere you go, there are different interesting characters, and a vacation is one of them. If you observe closely, here are 7 types of people you’ll find at any vacation spot. 1. The foodies Code name: FFO. They live unapologetically for food, and visit every available restaurant around them. Of course, it is not complete […]
Press Release A raft of events, festivals, and seasonal celebrations are planned to allow holidaymakers to ring in the New Year safely and enjoy the best of the destination in 2021 in style Greater booking flexibility, automatic multi-risk travel insurance coverage with every flight, a waiver of change fees on Emirates tickets and a one […]
If you live in Benin City and have ever considered coming to Lagos, then this is for you. Even if you live in Lagos, this is for you. Consider it a reminder of how things are in the state. 1) You will fight for bus Yes, that thing where people form queues and enter buses […]
The Erin-Ijesha Waterfalls is located in Erin-Ijesha, which is in Oriade local government in Osun state.
The names of some areas in Port Harcourt will confuse you.
The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 32-year-old Nigerian woman who grew up resenting her mother for marrying and divorcing three times. Now that she’s older, a feminist and has been divorced once, she says she understands.
So you live in Lagos, or somewhere in Nigeria and you feel like you need a break from the stress of being Nigerian or living in Nigeria, you don’t have to look far out when you’re thinking of places to run to and hide for a few days or weeks. The Jollof road team has […]
When planning a vacation, no one ever really thinks of Sierra Leone as a holiday destination. But I’d like to change that. Sierra Leone is a small country with a population of about 7 million people. It is famous for “blood diamonds” that were mined and sold during a civil war in order to purchase […]
What’s life like at NYSC camp? Find out here.
Crossing any border can get very tedious, but West African borders rank the highest on the spectrum because the process can drive you up the wall (most times). We’ve been travelling around West Africa by road and so far, we’ve had 9 border crossings. I decided to rank them from the most stressful to the […]
The Republic of Benin is Nigeria’s next door neighbour. Although we have so much in common, a WHOLE LOT of us do not know anything about the country. The Jollof road team was in the Republic of Benin for a short time. While there, we got so immersed in the culture that we can now […]
So far on Jollof Road, we’ve visited four countries. But nothing comes close to the dynamic experience we had while we were in Ivory Coast aka Cote d’Ivoire aka land of Jesus’ 13th disciple. So here are four places you should visit if you’re ever in the coastal city. Do it! Our Lady of Peace […]
On October 7, we (the Jollof team) headed to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from Cape Coast, Ghana. Our experience in Ivory Coast started off on the wrong foot – arrogant officials at the border at Elubo and then, rude staff at the hotel we lodged at. It felt all too familiar; Abidjan reminded us of Lagos […]
Ghana is known for its warm people. Don’t believe me? Ask the Jollof Road gang! Are you visiting Ghana soon? You probably are. Literally everyone is visiting Ghana in December. Here’s a list of recommended places to visit while you’re there: 1. Black star square The black star square is a public square located in […]
5 marks for whoever can explain why governors greet the president before and after the trip they all went on.
The Republic of Benin, Nigeria’s next-door neighbour (or sister from another Mother), may be a small country, but there is a lot to experience and discover on a trip there. You have to know where to look and where to go, though. We know (obvs, because we’re plugged into the biggest cultural event right now […]
The most interesting thing about travelling is the prospect of soaking in new cultures and experiences new places, landmarks and people. Zikoko is here to help you with that. This short guide will help you find the best places to be if you ever find yourself in Togo The Grand Marche This is Lome’s melting […]
Pepper spray is powerful enough to take down an assailant if well-targeted, but not enough to render him unconscious or worse so that you don’t end up in the middle of Ore, with a tire around your neck.
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: