Six natural wonders along the Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan peninsula in Mexico is a geographical treasure and nature lover’s paradise. It’s a massive segment of limestone said to have been born out of the same asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs. The Yucatan peninsula’s most famous destination is Cancun. Full service resorts in the city ensure travelers never have to leave their […]

Joke Karibo

Your Local Guide to Copenhagen

I lived in Copenhagen for many years (I am now based in London), but I never really thought about a great list of things to do in Copenhagen. Recently I visited CPH (as locals like to call it) for a weekend and dragged some London friends and family along for the ride. So what do you […]

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Getting To Grips With Delhi

India is a massive country, so to say I’ve seen India would not be exactly accurate, but I will say I’ve seen Delhi. Most travelers to India start out in Delhi; with flights arriving here, you might stay for a night or two depending on your travel itinerary. Arriving in Delhi for the first time […]

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Three Days in Berlin

On my recent long weekend trip to Berlin I wanted to discover what the city had to offer. I only had three days so this meant good walking shoes, U and S Bahn (station) maps and a street map. My itinerary included the highlights of the city, recommendations from insiders and hidden gems. Upon dropping […]

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Eclectic Singapore

As I reflect on my travels in 2013, my trip to Singapore in July 2013 really stands out. It was eye opening and surprising. To be honest, I was nervous. I was nervous about travelling as a black girl to an Asian country. How would people react to me walking on the street, getting on […]

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Ten Places You Should Visit

Accra, Ghana – Every person who has been to Ghana has come back with nothing but praise for this small West African country. I’ll be heading to Kakum National Park, about three hours’ drive out of Accra, where the canopy walkway is a thrilling 100ft above ground. Reykjavik, Iceland – Iceland, one the darkest parts […]

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Zanzibar: The African Island

I had never seen a Maasai warrior dance until I came to Zanzibar. He was jumping up and down, like they do in their tradition, to a 50 Cent song, and he seemed to be enjoying himself. It wasn’t exactly what I imagined when I thought of a Maasai warrior, but since it’s the 21st […]

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The New Lagos

It’s no news that some of fastest growing economies of the past decade are in sub-Saharan Africa. With economic growth on the rise, my last visit to Lagos, Nigeria in November 2012 was very interesting. I heard that Lagos had become an entertaining, dining and overall ‘everyone likes to have a good time’ city. I […]

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