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My Lagos Dreadlocks Experience

I’ve had dreadlocks for six years. They’re long, about as thick as my little finger, dyed brown...

Mind, Body & Soul

Top 10 Barber Shops

A little bit of grooming is all you need sometimes to feel confident, focused and ready to take...

Events

Lagos Fashion Week: What’s New?

Lagos Fashion and Design Week is no more. The ‘design’ has been axed and Lagos Fashion Week is...

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Stages of Fashion

The first time I travelled without my kids was at age 44 to attend graduate school. I last...

Hotels

The George Hotel

The eloquence of The George Hotel is evident from the moment you walk through its doors. You are...

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Lagos Nightlife Options

If there is anything you should know about Lagos, it is that there is always a party happening...

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Top 10 Film Screenings/Clubs

Film clubs bring together film lovers, enthusiasts, filmmakers and critics because of their love...

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Music Through Generations

I travelled to India after my university graduation for a final visit with my grandfather as he...

Restaurants and Bars

CACTUS

For 20 years Cactus has been a staple in Lagos dining. With their in-house bakery and waterfront...

Restaurants and Bars

Top 10 Suya Spots

We know you can find a suya spot at almost every street corner in Lagos. We’ve compiled a list...

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JOHNNY ROCKETS

Suddenly the music gets louder and all the waiters stop what they are doing and begin clapping...

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Top 10 Art Galleries

Nigeria has developed an art community that is flourishing. For specialists, enthusiasts and...

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Designed to Control

My primary-school age son thinks I’m a terrific old gal, practically perfect, especially when...

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5 items you should never forget when travelling

Who remembers the first time they travelled out of the country on vacation? For me, it was one...

Restaurants and Bars

DANFO

The promise of Danfo begins outside. Stacked and funky shipping containers beckon customers in...

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​Children’s Summer Camps Around the World

The summer holiday is getting closer and children everywhere will be excited to put away their...

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Beach Spots: Hidden Gems

There are quite a few beach experiences to choose from, from a weekend at a private beach house...

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Homemaker Travel Tales

Like many Lagos mothers, I am a homemaker and a slave to the school calendar. I cook and manage...

Shopping

Top 10 Souvenir Stores

Everyone loves a good keepsake, especially when it reminds you of Lagos. Our town is rich in...

Restaurants and Bars

Domino’s Pizza

It’s the smell that first intoxicates you. Your mouth starts to water, all your attention fixed...

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Finding your Sport

I always wanted to be a good athlete when I was young but I was skittish, uncoordinated and...

Mind, Body & Soul

Top 10 Gyms in Lagos

We know boutique fitness studios are in right now but sometimes we want to go old school. If you...

Restaurants and Bars

Nuli Lounge

In 2016, an alternative to fast food was introduced with Nuli, the first farm to table concept...

Restaurants and Bars

Top 10 Pizza Spots

Be a team player and share a slice from some of the hottest pizza spots that Lagos has to offer....

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April Fool’s Confessions

Less than a year after I moved to Lagos, I participated in celebrated author Chimamanda...

Restaurants and Bars

HSE Gourmet

Some days you just have to create sunshine, on others HSE Gourmet will dazzle you with food that...

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HOW TO AVOID A YORUBA DEMON

A Yoruba demon is not necessarily of the Yoruba tribe. Although the term originated from them,...

Restaurants and Bars

Top 10 Sundowner Spots in Lagos

Let your hair down and get boozy at sunset after a hard day of work. Here is a list of some of...

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Journal of a Juice Fast

Monday 3:30 p.m.: I sign up for a 7-day juice detox at a Lekki juice shop. Although no one...

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10 LAGOS PROBLEMS AND THE DRINKS THAT SOLVE THEM

1) Stuck in Traffic—Fanmilk  It’s funny. No matter where your car is, there will be a Fanmilk...