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)
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
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
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
Funny Signs in Barbados (Photos)
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)
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.
Flying to the Island of Barbados
After spending 3 spectacular months in the "Holy Land", it was time for my trip to Barbados (you can view my previous post here). For this trip, I booked a 6 months return ticket with Lufthansa at $1,180 per passenger which was a steal considering it was peak season. As explained in my previous post, … Continue reading Flying to the Island of Barbados
Moving to Barbados
I decided to move to Barbados and in case you're wondering why, here's a little story about my situation. I'm a Nigerian meaning; of the 190 countries in the world I can only visit 45 countries visa free or by attaining visa on arrival, 34 of those being African countries. Therefore, I need a visa … Continue reading Moving to Barbados
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.
How do you convince a person that being alone is okay? as a virgo i don't have these problems, fact of the matter; time alone is a necessity for my existence, to recharge, to get back all the energy spent mingling and being social. yet i suffer. in this internet age and man made paradox … Continue reading FOMO 2
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i wonder why i can't seem to run fast in my dreams, maybe like the feeling of falling it's only peculiar to this smoke reality. can i be a quiet and gentle soul like the girl i hope to become? will i always remember that there is no future because the future is now or … Continue reading 1 2 3
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
Una vida de valor es dificil de vivir, pero tratamos nuestras mejor y eso es suficiente. siempre adelante....siempre. Pictura: potential2success.com Inspiracion: La vida pasa y es siempre por la mejor. Estoy agradecido por mi vida. Siempre!!! (Soy escuchando que "Bad Bunny - Como antes")
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
in this game of you versus life i wonder about your view through eyes electric blue; knowing firecoal suns, peering through pearly gates. Picture: Fatima Albudoor Inspiration: 01/10/19, 1:24am thinking about life
Time flies. one day you're here the next you're there, old dead. Picture: worklifepsych.com
I’m trusting the process
I guess it’s not easy to just free-fall into the universe and let Him save me. but i will Picture: abovetopsecret.com Inspiration: Free-fall by Royal Taylor
When I grow up
when I grow up to be a blush flower i’ll bud like the black-eyed susan, i'll sway with the soft wind "as she reminds me to thrive or wither away." Picture: Unknown Inspiration: thoughts in an altered state of mind...
What’s life without problems?
They’re endless my problems, like a set of matryoshka dolls. I keep complaining in my head, but this is the life I chose, this is exactly what you get when you leave behind your place of comfort... paddling for the horizons… searching for purpose. After all is said and done, I’m proud of who I’ve … Continue reading What’s life without problems?
in the days gone by
pushing through midnight blue days, I feel like a scarlet rose trapped within her thorns, patiently waiting for spring Picture: Pinterest Inspiration: In the days gone by - Hillsong young and free (Thanks guys for 500 follows and counting)
Soul and Body
Jasmine stars caught in a heart shaped balloon, you and me like air, are folded between two lungs. These transient moments that take our breathe away, bring us back to love eternal. It’s not the sweet that make us but the sour, the days of grey skies and blue. It’s not the life that flows … Continue reading Soul and Body