BY ADEBAYO MAYOWA EBENEZER01 DECEMBER 2019   |   8:27 PM FIRST PUBLISHED IN GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER   Away from the hustle and bustle of crowded Lagos is the Epe creek. Epe is synonymous with fish. A sculpture of a giant fish, erected at Lekki-Epe T-Junction welcomes you to Epe- the fish basket of…

  By: Adebayo Ebenezer (Mayowa Blades)   Imagine yourself strapped to a huge glider and daringly running down the cliff of a hill or mountain? Scary right? Paragliding gradually became a sport in the late ’80s. In paragliding, the pilot takes off from an elevated position, usually top of a hill or mountain, then uses…

  What I remember about my solo trips to Oyo is not Amala and gbegiri but the hills you find around everywhere. The Oyo Empire is one of the great ancient empires in Nigeria. The history of the Old Oyo Empire cannot be complete without mentioning the hills. These hills, mostly dome shaped rising gently…

As adults, we need at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week to stay healthy. In the early days, our forefathers were mostly farmers. They would walk a long way through the thick forest to get to their farms. Unknowingly to them, this method to meet their practical needs, was also a good way…

“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road I turned off the TV and decided to plan a trip. I had to go. Benin, Togo, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire-lets comb these borders! Flying into a new country is bland and not so unadventurous; the…

-By Adebayo Ebenezer Mayowa One of the most underrated places for adventure trips or travel in Nigeria is northern Nigeria. Almost every state in the north is blessed with a beautiful hill and at least a waterfall. Most people fear the north for its security issues, but there are beautiful places you can explore safely…

Europe is always regarded as the perfect destination for a romantic city break. Once a romantic getaway comes to mind, the first place we think about are Paris-the city of eternal love, or Prague, or even Venice where everyone becomes a passionate lover, but there are very romantic places you should start thinking of right…

Imagine yourself paddling a kayak towards an island through the dense belly of the Lake Volta. Can you picture walking side by side with little village kids on your way chasing a waterfall? Maybe a bike trek along the tarred street of Accra.. How does diving into a warm lake on a mid night, back…

Green Spaces Lagos-10 Eco-Friendly Locations ––Adebayo Mayowa Ebenezer   With the rapid urbanization in Lagos, Lagosians are experiencing a more hectic lifestyle. There is a need for more green spaces for recreation during the not so busy weekends. Access to vegetated areas such as parks, open spaces, and playgrounds has been associated with better perceived…

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