Whatever your reason, going to India from Nigeria requires an Indian visa. This process can be daunting especially if you need to travel for medical reasons. This post is an attempt to save you time and money by preparing you for your visa submission at the Indian Embassy. Visa Requirements 1 photocopy of your passport data page 2 identical white background photo passports showing your … Continue reading Indian Visa Requirements for Nigerians (2018 Update)
Released on October 3, The Sun and Her Flowers offers perspective on a lot of sensitive aspects of a woman’s personal life; love, loss, heartbreak, trauma and motherhood, and controversial circumstances in Indian society which include culture, feminism, and immigration. As is obvious from her name, Rupi Kaur is an Indian woman who emigrated with her parents to Canada when she was four. Continue reading Book Review: The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
It also leaves us with the question “Since there are more poor people than rich people in the world. Why don’t more of our unequal societies implode?” I’d like to know what you think. Continue reading Book Review: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
I want to be excited because “there is no place like home” but Murtala Muhammed Airport Abuja airport is the only one I’ve been to where you have to Continue reading Incredible India!
Christmas, the season for giving is around the corner and we at The Red Confidential are excited about our very first Christmas Give-Away! Continue reading Christmas-New Year Give-Away!
Jaipur, popularly referred to as the “Pink City”, is the capital of the State of Rajasthan, India. It is known for its unique architecture, forts, palaces, art, culture and of course, its tasty cuisines. Continue reading Pink City, Rajasthan
Sequel to my previous post, this focuses on the stark differences between Nigeria and India.
In Nigerian terms “India has light constantly”. Even driving by what appeared to be a slum, I notice bulbs shining brightly. The power supply has only gone off twice and I was surprised to hear myself say “NEPA has finally taken the light”. In about 5 minutes, power supply was restored. For someone who has endured erratic power supply all her life, there’s not much to say or compare with here except to express disappointment and pray that Fashola can redeem us. Continue reading Discovering Delhi – Differences
I’ve been here for over 2 months now, touring and making a mental note of helpful information for you in case you ever find that you are heading this way. I’ll get to the point.
What to wear
In contrast to the information I found on the internet, dressing standards here are not as strict as I was lead to believe. However, you have to cover your cleavage. I’m not saying turtle neck but your “girls” must be covered. It’s confusing because exposed midriffs appear to be acceptable. A few temples require that your clothes cover your knees as well but that’s all I’ve seen. Continue reading Discovering Delhi – Survival Tips
Delhi is home to a number of historic architectural monuments and I have visited a number of them, which I’ll tell you about in subsequent posts. However, nothing prepared me for the magnificence of the Akshardham Temple, making this a challenging post to articulate. Continue reading Discovering Delhi – SWAMINARAYAN AKSHARDHAM COMPLEX
Life has taken me on another adventure and guess where? India!
It’s my first time in Asia; Earth’s largest and most populous continent. For over a month now, I’ve been in Delhi, the capital territory. It is a massive metropolitan area north of the country, located much like Abuja is in Nigeria. It is bordered by Haryana which I’ve also had the opportunity to visit. Continue reading Discovering Delhi