WANDERLUST

I daydream a lot about travelling, about all the different versions of my life I could be living in places different from where I have always been. I fantasize about loving in…

BMX Bandit

If you had anything close to the rich childhood I did, you would remember the childhood show series that had this band of bike stunts kids/people who solved crimes and saved the…

San Jose

The airport we arrived in is in Alajuela, a province that soon became familiar to me. I and my friend had two choices of where to arrive in Costa Rica – San Juan…

How to Travel Like a Rockstar

The first time I ever ‘traveled’ anywhere was in 2010. I am Nigerian so go figure, it had to be London.   I like to call myself a ‘budget traveler’ but I…

Mile High Girl

The flight into Denver is rocky. I am sitting beside an older gentleman. He seems resigned to fate and chuckles when I close my eyes and start confessing my sins. Somehow I…

Gorgeous Ithaca

The first time I heard X Ambassadors, I knew immediately that I had heard that sound before. I couldn’t place it at first so I played all their songs that I could…

Toronto

Toronto is an oak tree, bracing rain and winds, snow and hail stones, buffeted by storms but unbroken, doing everything and anything to shelter those who have sought refuge underneath its branches.…

Eden

In Costa Rica, dawn comes early, earlier than in any place I have ever been. By 4 am, the sun has already begun its accent and the mountains are ready for a…