As a holiday island, depending on what you're interested in, there's no lack of things to do and places to check out in Barbados. Be it hiking, scuba diving, snorkeling, car racing, go-carting, restaurant hopping, swimming in the sea, whatever you like it's all available on the island. If you're interested in nature and botanical … Continue reading Places to Visit in Barbados: Hunte’s Gardens (Video)
Credit/Debit Card Declined in Barbados 2 of 2
In my previous post, I explained the restrictions on how much money a visitor could bring into Barbados and the amount to be declared. I also spoke about the strict dollar regulations on the Island including ATM withdrawals. In this post, i'll explain to you how my debit card stopped working after I paid for … Continue reading Credit/Debit Card Declined in Barbados 2 of 2
Leaving Barbados; My Quest For Dual Citizenship Continues
My request to extend my visa in Barbados got rejected. The Barbadian Immigration Authority felt I didn't have a good enough reason to extend my stay in Barbados. I had to leave the Island at the expiration of my 1 month visa stamp I got at GAIA. It sucks to leave sooner than I expected … Continue reading Leaving Barbados; My Quest For Dual Citizenship Continues
Red Light District Amsterdam; My Personal Experience
This may sound insane but one of the most intriguing experiences of my life is going through the red light district in Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands. If you're wondering what sort of place a red light district is, it is basically a district in any city designated by the government for "commercial … Continue reading Red Light District Amsterdam; My Personal Experience
Week 3; Tourist Visa Extension Barbados 2020
Barbados Immigration Department In my previous post, I told you guys how I was given a 1 month visa upon arrival in Barbados instead of 6 months by immigration at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA), and also how I visited a lawyer and saw no hope of attaining citizenship. However, I was advised to … Continue reading Week 3; Tourist Visa Extension Barbados 2020
Lawyers Office; Immigrating to Barbados
If you've been following my posts, you already know why I decided to move to Barbados and if you haven't, here's a little recap. Because of my restricted Nigerian passport and after much research, I decided to legally immigrate to Barbados in a bid to acquire dual citizenship somewhere down the line (With a Barbadian … Continue reading Lawyers Office; Immigrating to Barbados
How Safe is Barbados? 2020
Before visiting Barbados, I wasn't really worried about how safe the island would be and how freely I could move around as a tourist considering i'm from Nigeria, black and would blend in quite well. However, my husband as a white tourist would stand out and thus safety posed a concern. This is because, based … Continue reading How Safe is Barbados? 2020
Week 1 in Barbados
I can truly say that Barbados is beautiful as nature made it, the Bajan people are very nice and will offer help without you asking for it. In the capital city of Bridgetown, roads are paved with old buildings painted in bold colors of orange, lime green, pink, blue giving the small town some character and just enough color to brighten up your day.
To all the time I spent in 2019
2019 has come to an end and like every crazy ass year before, there's no taking back all the time I've spent on social media scrolling mindlessly for hours instead of reading a book. I've spent precious hours of my life watching TV shows like 90 day fiancee, GOT and other guilty pleasures that consume … Continue reading To all the time I spent in 2019
She said "i can't wait to get married and be happy" and i found her statement damn well laughable. i'm not old, 26 years of life experience is all i have in my portfolio, 8 months of which i've spent married and i can assure you that the single life is the easy life. i … Continue reading I do.
what's free? in life what's given, pure? what's heaven on earth in days long like shadows? what's free? Picture: blog.bible Inspiration: Listening to David Baloche - Nothing can Separate
Brought to life
Everything's smaller when you see it from here; high, low, perspective being what it is. fear is a useless emotion; alps curbing life's panoramic view. Here, we believe in the power of belief; self fulfilling prophesies... as you choose how to see the world with deep blue eyes, I'll be right here sketching my life's … Continue reading Brought to life
even sweet and sour songs must come to an end. sober reflections, past...present. maybe this sunset will lead us home to new beginnings, God i hope so. Picture: shutterstock.com Inspiration: Today is the last day of the year 2018.
he says overthinking won't help, i do it anyway nonstop in my loco head dancing in a loop of thoughts. he thinks i'm a star porque i made it this far... lucky me! Picture: woked.co Inspiration: Casting Crowns - In Me
In the Middle
you know that wavy line...the one between extreme and not? well, i crossed it. i got caught up in a life that wasn't mine, dancing to the sweet melody of curiosity. i spied her hazel eyes and for the first time, wrong felt goddamn right. what was i supposed to do? not kiss and tell? … Continue reading In the Middle
I feel like a language you can't understand, like i'm missing out on life, yours, mine. don't think for a second that my roses are without thorns, i'm low-key in my lane fighting, learning, chasing the dreams hovering within my head space. ...thoughts...mind...power... is anything really worth it though? i keep trying and trying, tossed by … Continue reading FOMO
So over the weekend I got 200 followers and counting. A big thank you to everyone of you guys for following, reading, commenting and liking my poetry, it means a lot to me. You guys are awesome.