Tag: United Kingdom
A Friendly Guide to Renewing Your Nigerian Passport in the UK
Hey there, globetrotter! 🌍✈️ If you found this page, you are a Nigerian in the UK who’s trying to renew their passport. Whether it’s on the verge of expiry, crammed with stamps from far-flung corners of the world, mysteriously vanished, you need a name update or you are ready to “japa”, there’s no need to…
10 Things To Love about Summer
It is 10°C and a clear indication that like all good things, summer has come to an end. Following this, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how I spent the season of sunshine. It was my first summer and I’d say it feels a lot like that period between harmattan and rainy season in…
Food Review: 805 Restaurants, Reading
Get ready to be ravenous after this one! It’s been a while since I’ve done a food review and so I hope this hits you by lunchtime. I can’t wait to tell you about our lunch at 805 Restaurants in Reading, Berkshire!
Reading Living: 10 Reasons Why You Should NOT Live in University Accommodation
Following my previous post with 10 reasons why you should live on Campus, this post balances that perspective with why living on Campus might not be the best idea. As with everything in life, there are pros and cons to choosing a living space and that’s why this post takes a detailed look at the…
Reading Living: 10 Reasons Why You Should Live in University Accommodation
This post is for international students facing the practicalities of moving to the UK to study and trying to decide on where to stay during the period. Now let’s get to it, shall we?
20 Tips for Renewing Your Nigerian Passport in United Kingdom
Following my previous post on how to renew your Nigerian Passport in Nigeria. This post is a guide on how to renew your passport in the United Kingdom (UK). Go to the Nigerian High Commission website and read ALL the instructions carefully. Then to the Nigerian Immigration Immigration Portal, fill out the form and follow…
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…
Since We’ll Soon Be Having Coffee…
It’s the final quarter of the year, so following my previous journal entry; If We Were Having Coffee…or Not, I thought this would be a good time to take a break from reviews to do a somewhat personal update. First off, I’m quite happy with the progress I’ve made with this blog, my photography business…
Book Review: This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay
The truth: the hours are terrible, the pay is terrible, the conditions are terrible; you’re underappreciated, unsupported, disrespected and frequently physically endangered….but you are a low-grade superhero – your utility belt containing a scalpel, some tongs and a wipe-clean hoover
Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Meet Eleanor Oliphant, an unconsciously witty, socially awkward, and reclusive 30-year-old, with a dark past. Then a crush and a unlikely incident with a colleague changes everything.
Discovering Great Britain – Bath City Center
Bath is in the valley of the River Avon, west of London, England, or so Google says. I only rode the bus there. This city is a popular tourist destination because, as the name implies, the city is known for its hot springs and Roman-built baths. Yes, back in 60AD, Romans used to come from…
Visa Application Tips for Nigerians
Visa applications are often very stressful. It’s JAMB all over again particularly for first-time applicants to the United States, United Kingdom and other developed countries. However, with a little insight and some effort in the right direction, your application is sure to be successful.