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    My Day trip to Olumo rock: Fun fact to know about Olumo rock, Ikija, Abeokuta

    Olumo rock is one of my 2019 bucket vacation spot. (squashing some goals for the year already….girl needs to acknowledge little wins). It is a place that i have always longed to visit. Hence, I finally ticked off Olumo rock from my bucket list vacation spot or wish list this year. Olumo rock is a place with historical relevance to the people of Egba Land. Worthy of note is that the town where this rock is located “Abeokuta” means under the rock. A name coined from the fact that Olumo rock was a place of refuge for the Egba’s during the 1830 intercity war. The entry fee to visit Olumo…

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    My vacation Bucket list: top 5 affordable places to consider for your 2019 travel bucket list

    Travelling or vacationing is an important part of my yearly must-do. ( well……its part of my new year resolution). This helps to mitigate one of the challenges which I usually encounter with vacationing i.e finances .(adulting is quite hard……a major part of income goes to “family business” – a usual saying of my friend).This year, I have put together my top 5 affordable vacation spot for my 2019 bucket list. it includes; Olumo rock, Ado-awaye town, Freedom park, La campagne tropicana, and Nike art gallery. Also read 5 places to visit on a budget: how to enjoy valentine on a budget with your beloved. Freedom Park, Lagos Island Freedom park…

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    5 places to visit on a budget:How to enjoy valentine with your beloved on a budget

    Valentine is the season of love , so everyone is seeking for ways to give their loved ones a treat. The usual expectations from people this period is either wrapped gift or eating out in a romantic restaurant or red roses. This bring to mind my experience on BRT last year, the traffic was “mad“. A guy with a bag full of gifts was whining on the bus because he was late for his date with bae. It made wonder how much he would have spent on those gifts. (Well I guess his bae is lucky). It goes to show that going to the “moon & back” to make our loved ones…

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    How to balance blogging with your regular job/Education.

    Working a day job(Typically called 9-5 but sometimes it can drag till late evening) and blogging is quite an herculean task. Sometimes i feel like throwing in the towel and giving up all. (It is more challenging for me as i have to balance work, blogging and schooling. Sometimes i wish i have super powers). The phrase “work – life balance” hardly applies to professionals in Lagos state as there are so many stressors and the mounting traffic in the evenings is top of the list. Sometimes it gets so bad that is span for hours especially the festive season and you literally cross off your evening to do list.…

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    TBA Hangout: A Day Out with the blogger’s advocate at Jhalobia park and gardens, Ikeja

    TBA network and chill event was fun all the way.(TBA is an acronym for the blogger’s advocate).It is forum for bloggers to network, learn and grow together. The hang out venue is Jhlobia parks and Gardens, Ikeja. Jhalobia parks and gardens is a beautiful, secluded garden with well groomed landscape. It is serene, breath taking , private park with a cozy home away from home feel. It is located at Hajj camp ground, air port road, Ikeja. The team was looking forward to a fanciful hang out at this natural park. Locating the Park. Jhalobia park was quite easy to locate. (although I almost missed my way) .It is a…

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    How to survive long layovers

    Frequent travelers have different ways to get the best flight deal for air travels. One of such ways to book for cheap flights to New York or any other destination is by opting for layovers. Another way to save from air travel is by booking your flights some months earlier. Layovers are quite cheaper than direct flights. The wait time is typically for a few hours or could extend for longer periods up to 24 hours. Most travelers find layovers frustrating as it has its own disadvantages. From the chaos of getting back on the plane to the unbearable boredom from frequently staring at the clock as you wait for…

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    A local city guide for living in Oshodi, Lagos

    There are so many tales about Lagos state especially Oshodi. Some of the tales of this part of Lagos are no so good while others are kinda okay. The very busy atmosphere, people everywhere almost bumping into each other, resounding noise typical of big cities and high pollution. The big cities like Oshodi seems like its inhabitable but one can easily  blend into city life without a hitch. This simple local guide for living in Lagos will help settle in really and making home out of Oshodi. From fun places to visit for recreation, places to shopping and Market places for local shopping.   Local Market In other to easily feel…

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    Jhalobia Parks and Gardens : Things to do this Private Park

    As i continue to explore Lagos and all its recreational facilities, there are so much discover. There are so many amazing recreational parks which some are free to access like JJTpark in my previous post http://trendsenstylez.com/fun-recreational-park-to-discoverjohnson-jakande-tinubu-park-alausa-ikeja-jjt-park/. The bloggers hang out by TBA took place at Jhalobia parks and garden. Unlike other parts of world, recreational parks are now widely know as a cool vacay spot. With recreational parks , you don’t really need to have fat bank balances. Also the family size doesn’t matter either to enjoy a good time off from your usual routine. Other lovely parks on my bucket list includes; Muri Okunola park, Freedom park, & Ndubuisi…

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    Travelogue: My resort Experience at Omu resort, Bogije, Lagos

      My first Attempt to visit Omu resort wasn’t a very pleasant one. I had planned this visit with a friend , made my own research on the website as I really hate surprises and being helpless. So I had it all planned out on this fateful day which was a day to Easter. According to my faith as a catholic, it was already holy week and I couldn’t risk going to the resort on Easter day because of the anticipation of a lot of people crowding the resort. The bus I took at CMS hasn’t moved much before the Bus crashed against a wall, I still can’t explain how I…

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    Leisure essentials: things you need for a day’s vacation

    Everyone has a need to unwind from their normal day to day activities whether as a 9-5ver, a bad-ass entrepreneur or a stay at home mum away from the routine task of home making.Vacationing doesn’t have to wait till that time of the year that 9-5ver’s look forward to for their yearly annual leave or span for a long period of time. Planning a get away or vacation doesn’t have to be very expensive or luxurious. it could be a simple visit to the park or a day out with buddies at the beach or baecation to romantic resort with bae without having to break the bank. Here are a…