Category: Travel

I got robbed on my 1st outbound travel
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August 18, 2020August 18, 2020

I got robbed on my 1st outbound travel

Wait a minute! how did I get robbed on my very 1st international travel? Before we  dive into this article, take 3 minutes to  read my other post on my first travel experience http://mygatehub.com/2019/04/24/african-girl-1st-travel-experience/ . So I got robbed when I traveled to Dubai, so many lessons learnt from that trip till date. Like they say...

What will shape the end-to-end travel experience for Africa?
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June 20, 2020June 20, 2020

What will shape the end-to-end travel experience for Africa?

March, 2020 history was made in the travel industry, when the skies shutdown and went to rest due to #covid19 pandemic. Guess what! we bring good news, the travel and hospitality industry is reopening its doors again as the world economy reopens in phases. Industry players and stakeholders are working hard to provide solutions that...

How to plan for holiday on a budget and last minute!
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December 30, 2019December 30, 2019

How to plan for holiday on a budget and last minute!

Holiday is coming – tink!tink!!tink!!! infact its already here, who would have thought 2019 will run so fast. Seasonal Holiday is my best time of the year to take time to unwind with family, and of course my friends. Who wouldn’t agree! This year 2019, has been filled with so many back to back activities...

Mums dont talk about postpartum in Africa
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November 18, 2019November 18, 2019

Mums dont talk about postpartum in Africa

Yeppy! I recently joined the mums squad, been away from blogging, busy nursing my little one.  Then I  noticed with mums here in Africa that certain topics concerning women’s health, such as “Postpartum” are rarely up for discussion. Strange as it is, one can tie this to the precedent set by our ancestors. There is...

Tips to deal with 0-1 luggage policy for Africans
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May 31, 2019May 31, 2019

Tips to deal with 0-1 luggage policy for Africans

Home and abroad, Africans love to travel with so many bags regardless of trip duration.  I guess because most Africans travel to visit family and friends than as tourists. So there is a constant need to travel abroad with local items.  It’s a habit not soon to change, pretty much hooked on the communal lifestyle...

3 steps on meeting locals as a Traveler
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May 16, 2019May 16, 2019

3 steps on meeting locals as a Traveler

Traveler explore for real life experience, tourist only travel for fun! Does that sound like you? If you are looking at catching life-time memories as a traveler, meeting locals should be a regular menu on your itinerary. I tell aspiring travelers that spending time with locals is the real deal when visiting a new destination,...

An African girl 1st travel experience
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April 24, 2019April 24, 2019

An African girl 1st travel experience

I always laugh hard whenever i reflect on my 1st travel experience, it was an international trip. I was finally stepping out of my continent to another, an experience never to be forgotten but to share with aspiring 1st time travelers. During my college years as a young Africa girl, my dream was to become...

What I discovered on tour of the Pyramids in Egypt
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March 11, 2019March 11, 2019

What I discovered on tour of the Pyramids in Egypt

Egypt! I don’t know about you, while growing up as a child i had always wanted to visit Egypt. I was fascinated by the history lessons of Egypt taught in classes, with colorful pictures. My family occasionally arranged story nights of bible characters, my favorite of them all was of Moses, Pharaoh and the 10...

Oops! my passport is still held up at the embassy
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November 30, 2018November 30, 2018

Oops! my passport is still held up at the embassy

Passport and embassy matters can be an ordeal sometimes for travelers, how does one ever get pass this. Generally, its expected that you put in your passport for visa procurement way before travel dates, but that’s not always the case, is it! Once in awhile, some trips are impromptu, while others are well planned ahead. ...

Shoe shopping for Auto Rally event
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November 10, 2018November 10, 2018

Shoe shopping for Auto Rally event

My very 1st Auto rally experience is here, never been to anyone,so, I am looking forward to it. Its kind of exciting to add such activity as auto rally to my bucket list. When I heard about the 2nd edition of the Ondo state Auto Rally, I said to myself, this is it. I need...

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