Reading Living: What I’m Packing

Packing for a 2-week trip is stressful. Packing for a whole year is a nightmare, especially when you are on a budget and have to keep things within the airline baggage weight limit. There’s packing, weighing and then unpacking in order of least necessary and least expensive to replace, until you get a combination that is relatively satisfying. Continue reading Reading Living: What I’m Packing

Indian Visa Requirements for Nigerians (2018 Update)

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)

South African Visa Requirements for Nigeria (2017 Update)

Sequel to my previous post on South African Visa requirements, this post is an update for 2017 requirements. All the application requirements with regards to documents remain the same as those required in 2016. On this note I strongly recommend you view my previous post. RELATED: South African Visa Requirements (2016) Update Regular Visa processing now takes 7 to 10 working days, and costs N31,000. Express or Priority Visa … Continue reading South African Visa Requirements for Nigeria (2017 Update)

Discovering Delhi – Differences

Sequel to my previous post, this focuses on the stark differences between Nigeria and India.

Power Supply
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

Discovering Delhi – Survival Tips

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

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Why Travelling is Good for You

It is always fun to travel. My earliest memory of traveling is staring out at the trees speeding past on either side of the endless stretch of road, and then drifting in and out of sleep in the backseat of my dad’s Peugeot 504. This year, I’ve been blessed to travel often, both locally and abroad, and even now, the steady hum of the engine, plane or car, still sends me to sleep. Continue reading Why Travelling is Good for You

South African Visa Requirements for Nigeria (2016 Update)

If you have a reason to go to South Africa from Nigeria, perhaps for business or pleasure; it is helpful to keep in mind that the requirements for a South African visa change often. Worse, these requirements are slightly different from those stated on the VFS  Global Checklist. This difference cost me a lot of time and energy, and more painfully, a lot of money.
So, this post is to better prepare you for your visa submission at the VFS Office. Continue reading South African Visa Requirements for Nigeria (2016 Update)