Why are 1 million people traveling to see this garden every year?
The island of Barbados is home to 287,000 Barbadians and is a major tourist hotspot in the Caribbean. Tourists can't get enough of her turquoise blue waters, white beaches, nice weather, tall palm trees, coconut water and rum, rum, rum.
Cochem Germany 1. Germany is a highly organised country with a culture that's all about order and correctness. it's easier to understand the Germans when you keep this in mind. 2. Unlike Nigeria where there's only 2 seasons; dry and wet, Germany has actual 4 seasons. Spring (March to May), Summer (June to August), Autumn … Continue reading 7 Things You Should Know About Germany
I'm a firm believer that as a Nigerian, once you visit Cape Verde you wouldn't want to leave. So if you're reading this, I was definitely right. After your one month visa-free authorised stay on the island, to stay longer the next step is to get a visa extension and the process is very easy. … Continue reading How to Extend your Stay in Cape Verde in 2020
View of Cochem, Germany from a window in Cochem castle 44 countries, 26 of which are Schengen, 4 seasons, magnificent castles, amazing mountains, vast forests and centuries old cathedrals, Europe is a continent rife with history. I got a multiple entry Schengen visa to Germany and I used the opportunity to explore other countries within … Continue reading Introduction to Europe; My Nigerian Perspective
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)
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
I'm writing this post because during my 4 week stay in Barbados, I experienced certain issues with regards to cash, credit/debit card payments and ATM withdrawal. This happened due to restrictions in Barbados and this post is to shed some light on these issues in order to help anyone who plans on visiting the island … Continue reading Cash, Credit/Debit Card Payments and ATM Withdrawals in Barbados 1 of 2
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
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
You've made it to the rum paradise and like thousands of tourists you don't want to leave. The next step for you is to extend your visa in order to keep living the island life sipping coconut water and taking dips in its turquoise waters. In my previous post I explained how my visa extension … Continue reading How to Apply for a Visa Extension in Barbados 2020 (Avoid these 3 Mistakes I Made)
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
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
Andrew Henderson of nomad capitalist always says "go where you're treated best" and I totally agree with him. However, as a third world national or in my case as a Nigerian, it's near impossible to do so. Of the 190 countries in the world, Nigerians can only visit 45 countries either visa free or by … Continue reading 6 Problems with Having a Restricted Passport
Fruit vendor sign at the Ministry of Agriculture market In Barbados, i've noticed a couple of signs, names of restaurants, or street signs that I found pretty funny. Here are the ones I managed to take a picture of, for your viewing pleasure.... Restaurant Sign in Holetown, Barbados Sign at a Restaurant in Bathsheba Barbados … Continue reading Funny Signs in Barbados (Photos)
today i learned that persistence is what separates winners from losers in life's grand theatre. life is indeed what you make of it and fear is the mind killer. Picture: tinybuddha.com Inspiration: After a year of dark days, today I won and it's indeed like a dream. (Psalms 126:1-6) Listening to "Hillsong young and … Continue reading Libre