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Spot of the Month - Moist Beach Club

It’s easy to forget that Lagos is a coastal city with a stunning coastline but sitting at the...

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Happy New Year?

I had vague notions of how this year would play out, and nothing I anticipated occurred. For me,...

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Spot of the Month - Pitstop

A pit stop is defined as a brief rest, especially during a long journey. However, your visit to...

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Support Our Restaurants

There were several points in 2020 where I would have run away if I had a place to go. But Lagos...

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Krispy Kreme, Dodo Pizza and Scoop’d Victoria Island

Once upon a time, there stood a mighty building in the heart of Victoria Island, and within...

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My Fashionable Daughter

My mom claims to have once been a stylish young woman. She says that she and her sisters were...

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Spot of the Month - Indomie Cafe

In Nigeria, there is no bigger food legend than the Indomie darling. For over 30 years, Indomie...

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Spot of the Month - Shoprite, Live Better

What does it mean to live better? It’s a simple statement that encompasses so many different...

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An Entertainer’s Creative Process

In 2016, I didn’t work outside the home. Exhausted by a quick trip to the grocery store, I was...

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Urban Food Tour

My husband and I were newlyweds when my cousin Himesh visited us in New York City in 2002. The...

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Spot of the Month - E Metro Bar and Metro Bistro

For almost 20 years, the E Bar name has been a fixture in the Lekki social scene, being one of...

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Top 10 Iconic Places

Icon Status Check! These places are instantly recognizable with deep historic and cultural...

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Lockdown Self Design

When I last had an ordinary Lagos day, it was mid-March. Although I suppose it wasn’t entirely...

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AK Designs by Aline Karouta

Design is not just about picking out furniture or the colour of your walls, wood and tiles....

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Surviving Covid-19

The end of March signaled a significant shift in Nigeria. When every business was ordered to...

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Life’s Little Rituals

Ever since I can remember, I’ve had a few odd, little rituals. I don’t like stepping on sidewalk...

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Restaurant Review - Indomie Cafe

We decided to do this review a little differently. As soon as my team found out there was an...

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Top 10 Salad Spots

One of the consequences of staying indoors while social distancing is a little over indulging....

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The Journey to an Empty Nest

When I took our eldest child to India for the first time, I sensed my husband’s mixed emotions....

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Jara Beach Resort

Your senses are magnified when you disconnect from the chaos of Lagos life. Colours are...

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INSTAGRAM LIVE SERIES #LOCKDOWNEDITION - Cooking with Afrolems

With everyone at home, this is the time to hone our cooking skills! We had Afrolems teach us one...

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Instagram Live Series #LockdownEdition - Workout with Rehia

Keeping ourselves active is a big part of our Lockdown Routine. Here is the workout routine...

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A Play on Drinks

Darkness. Silence. Lights come up slowly on MONA, a middle-aged woman wearing her...

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Pondicheri Restaurant

In the south of India lies the quintessential, coastal town of Pondicherry, or more fondly known...

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Top 10 Private Dining Restaurants

Have you ever wanted to get extra romantic in a more intimate space for you and your bae? Well,...

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Loving your Aunties

My maternal grandparents achieved the Indian dream of producing a son soon after marriage. Then...

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Crepaway

For months, people would drive by the corner of Adeola Odeku and Agoro Odiyan Street in Victoria...

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The Spectacular Landscapes of Nigeria

Nigeria is a beautiful country endowed with many awe-inspiring natural landscapes. These natural...

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QUICK TIPS TO GET YOU BEACH READY

It’s beach season and if you haven’t done a beach trip yet, what are you doing? But it’s okay if...