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Explore Culture and Beaches in Badagry This December for Only 19,500 Naira!

Our next ALL- INCLUSIVE trip to Badagry is almost here. Join us from Saturday, December 17th, 2016 to Sunday, December 18th, 2016 as we explore the edge of Lagos. We have revamped this experience to make it more exciting and memorable. It is our goal to simplify travel from and within Nigeria and explore our beautiful country. All you have to do is show up. The beautiful city of Badagry is an ancient Nigerian relic with...

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On the Rock! Join Our Day Trip to Olumo Rock This December for Only 12,000 Naira!

    Olumo Rock is a fascinating natural and historical feature located in Abeokuta, only 1 hour away from Lagos. Abeokuta also has the renowned FUNAAB Zoo. Join our day trip to Olumo Rock this December! As part of our mission to help Nigerians taste the world, we have launched several new trips at thevillagepot.com.  Nigeria is beautiful and we need to also explore the depths of our wonderful country. You can see photos from...

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“Dating in Lagos Has Been Hard” – Brice Nkengsa, A Cameroonian Expat Shares His Story in Alejo Project!

Alejo Project (#AlejoProject) tells the stories of foreigners living in Nigeria. Brice’s encounter with Nigeria began when he was 9 or 10 years old, while growing up in his home country of Cameroon. His dad had been working in Lagos for a few months when his family came to visit him for the entire summer holiday. “All I remember was the large estate with beautiful homes and a pool” he...

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Experience Original Shayo at Shakz Shack Tiki Bar.

  You do not necessarily need to be an alcohol lover to love the level or innovation and originality Shakz Shack has brought to the Nigerian cocktail scene. Shakz Shack is a new cocktail bar currently wowing us with their tasty drinks all around Lagos. They offer a wide range of cocktails including Mai Tai Orijin and the Lagos Island Iced Tea which is a Nigerian variation of the widely...

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How To Host A Memorable Party

  Ever been to a party that was so great you wished it lasted an entire month? I have. I have also been to parties that weren’t awesome. Well, December is here! With the festive season finally showing its rays of light, there is going to be a host of parties (pun intended), some of which you will probably throw. So, what makes the difference between a great, memorable party...

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A Taste of Heaven at Hell’s Gate

  One thing I love and admire about Kenya is the highly developed tourism industry. The country has invested a lot in ensuring the growth and continuity of the industry. It comes as no surprise therefore, that there are so many places worth visiting and touring in Kenya, some of which we have previously written about, like the Nairobi National Park, the Giraffe Centre, Maasai Market and Ragia Falls just...

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Apple and Peanut Butter Sandwich: An Unbelievably Simple Fruit Snack!

  Next time you need a snack a snack for yourself, or need to serve to guests either at a birthday or in your home don’t look too far away. This Apple sandwich is great tasting and the ingredients are things you most likely already have in your kitchen. The snack is also more filling than you’ll expect because it’s filled with protein rich almonds and peanut butter.

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Did You Know that Vegan Is Not Vegetarian? Here Is The Difference.

    October was Vegetarian Month, and we honored it by detailing some meatless but oh so delicious Nigerian foods. A year before that Funmi hosted a vegetarian party following a vegetarian week and it turned out great. Now, as a foodie, I am always on the lookout for international holidays that are about food. So I was surprised when I found out that even after Vegetarian month, November 1st...

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Travelling to South Africa with My Husband and a 5-month Old Child (V14 Adventures)

    Hi There! I am Valentina Chimonez – Hynes and I am your eager and excited pilot on this journey. Welcome aboard flight V14 Adventures where I share my travel experiences as a wife and mother of one. I will be sharing helpful travelling tips on travelling with my baby, husband, friends and even strangers.   It has been 5 months since I gave birth to my son, Harry...

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“Nigerians Have Such Beautiful Greetings like ‘Happy Sunday’ and ‘Journey Mercies’” – Richard and Natasha Turner in Alejo Project.

As I greet Richard Turner with the conventional ‘good evening Sir’, he warmly offers a handshake. He is tall and smiley and shares a home in Lagos with his wife, Natasha. Later, he would reflect that the way Nigerians greet is one of his favorite aspects of the culture. British born Richard Turner comes from Suffolk in England and describes himself first as a farmer’s son and then an accountant....