You know you’re a seasoned city dweller when you’ve attended just two village funerals your entire life. Mum’s village funeral is the second for me, my brother’s was the first. Our road […]
A bitter sweet goodbye!
Farewell mum…till we meet again!
There’s a line in the book, “The fault in our stars,” that I find myself recalling during this trying time. It reads, ‘Then I realized that there was no one else to […]
The H&M’s monkey business and the different levels of furor it has caused.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, locked up in some solitary monastery or you’ve been in la-la land aka cut off from every form of communication, you should be aware of […]
A few of my favourite African influencers that you should know.
It’s that time of the year; right at the cusp of Christmas when things are about to erupt in a shopping, feeding and gifting frenzy and when all is said, done and […]
Storytime in Split.
Remember the last time we visited Croatia? When we took a 17-hr bus ride from Pula down to Dubrovnik? Two years ago? Now, the croatian coast is quite stunning but 17 hours […]
Everything is just right in magical Montenegro
Every traveler knows that one of the most powerful people you will meet on your gambols are the border police. They hold a double-pronged sword; the ability to either bar you from entry […]
Love on the road in Sarajevo.
How many of us find the concept of love quite baffling? I can’t possibly be the only one hand half-way lifted up, emitting a squeal…”Me, me, me!” I have never quite understood […]
The anatomy of a budget trip: A behind the scenes look of what happens when we have a flight from Brussels Charleroi airport.
If you’re a hard-core traveler and have had your share of missed flights only because the airports that have budget airlines flying out from them are in the middle of nowhere, read; very […]
The dangers of traveling while black; the racial attack of Bakari Henderson.
On a night like yesterday, tossing and turning in the dark because of a toothache from a filling ‘so close to a nerve’, I turned to online news to keep me company […]
Of Bonn, Beethoven, fake news, mobile journalism, satire, conflict photography…the Deutsche Welle 2017 media conference was lit!
The Deutsche Welle media conference ended over a week ago, and I can tell you, it was lit! I was glad to have made it as a last minute arrangement went through. If you’re […]