TOP 10 NIGERIAN TRAVEL BLOGGERS
Doesn’t everyone love to travel?
Traveling for all its splendid benefits has become the order of the day, especially for people who love to explore new and exciting possibilities.
- AMARACHI EKEKWE
- LOLA DANIYAN
- UFOMA OKUMAGBA
- OTO TOM
- DIUSO ODIAKOSA
- SUSAN EKPOH
- ABIDEMI ADESANYA
- OLUWAFISAYO OLAYINKA BELLO.
- NNENAYA FAKOYA SMITH
- SAM ADELEKE
While some people make it a tradition to travel at least annually, some others just travel whenever they feel like it.
Of course, it’s no longer news that while most Nigerians are adding a few more Nairas to that once-in-life-time vacation fund, some others are actually touring the world and of course, with their cameras and P.Cs.
Let’s take a look at top 10 Nigerian travel bloggers you might like to follow on their social media handles.
1. AMARACHI EKEKWE.
Amarachi, the Lagos based travel enthusiast is the founder of the blog, TRAVELWITHAPEN.com. She is a system Engineer and Author by profession. Having moved a lot with her family as a child. She developed a knack for traveling as she grew up and began travelling internationally in 2013. She has currently covered 23 out of the 36 states in Nigeria and has also explored 12 African countries like Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia e.t.c She has toured some countries in the middle East and Asia like The United Arab Emirates and India.
The European countries she has covered include; Belgium, England, France, Italy and Netherlands. This unique adventurer hasn’t left America out of it as her wanderlust has taken her to places in North America (U.S.A)too. Wow! Now that’s a lot of travel, won’t you say? Well, you can expect that from someone who makes 2 to 3 big trips and even more local travels annually. she shares many colorful pictures and her travel experiences on her blog and social media handles. its no wonder her Instagram page, Amarachi Ekekwe H. boasts of 3784 followers, who doesn’t love to seek out new adventures?
Some of her popular posts like ONE TRICK TO TRAVEL SMARTER IN 2020, TRAVEL COSTS AND TRIPS BREAKDOWN, TRAVEL THROUGH 2 COUNTRIES WITH A BUDGET OF 20K and so on can be helpful to people who wish to draw out a travel budget, travel differently and save costs. Follow this young adventurer on Twitter @amarachi_ekekwe to learn more on how to travel smarter.
Lola is a Lagosian and the lead travel writer and curator of the famous travel resource, ‘Unraveling Nigeria.” which boasts of 11.2k followers. Having travel blogged for 5 years now, sharing travel stories from her perspective, she aims at opening the eyes of her audience to Nigeria’s tourism potentials.
Some of her posts include INSTAGRAM HOLIDAYS GET NIGERIANS TRAVELING, U.S VISA MIGHT BE EASIER TO GET and so on but come to think of it, why fly all the way to U.S.A when you can cut some cost and have as much fun here in Nigeria? Log on to www.UNRAVELLINGNIGERIA.com for more details on how to travel your own country.
Ufoma has lived in about 3 continents with versertile knowledge of states around her abode. She is the founder of the ufoma.com travel blog. She is a business specialist and travel blogger who has helped her growing audience actualize their travel goals through sharing her adventurous experiences and tips on the pros and cons of traveling on her blog and social media handles. Her blog posts like, WANT TO TAKE YOUR TRAVEL TO THE NEXT LEVEL?, 100 TRAVEL TIPS AND HACKS(BOOK) has encouraged other travelers to follow their passion.
She has traveled over 41 countries, over 100 cities, 6 continents and counting. Subscribe to her website and follow her on Instagram, @fomski to view amazing pictures of her adventurous experiences.
4. OTO TOM
Oto Tom is a Lagos based travel blogger, the founder of wakaholic.com and a member of travel massive resource, a community for travel industry professionals to build connection, learn and share their travel experiences. She is a smart corporate lawyer with a renowned litigation and commercial/law firm in Lagos.
Being a travel enthusiast herself, she has traveled through 5 continents of the world and hopes to share all her travel stories to inspire her 1,308 followers. Some of her popular blog posts are, WHY SHOULD YOU ALWAYS DRESS-UP FOR A FLIGHT? DISCOVER EZE VILLAGE, FRANCE, BEST CITIES IN EUROPE and so on. Follow her on Twitter @the_wakaholic to get inspired on the next trip to make.
5. DIUSO ODIAKOSA.
Diuso is based in Lagos and graduated from convenant university. A sociologist by profession who sees herself as being in a long-term relationship with traveling and exploring. The goal of this young lady is to visit 25 states in Nigeria before she turns 25 even while exploring other parts of the world.
She has 595 followers and has shared her travel stories on her blog for three years now. Follow her on Instagram or check out her website DIUSORODIAKOSA.com to check out tourist attractions, not far from home.
6. SUSAN EKPOH
Susan is based in Lagos and is the founder of the blog, waka-waka Chronicles. Waka-waka means wanderer in pidgin English and that word about explains Susan. She is a Pilot who shares a rather intimate bond with traveling and exploring as they were the only things capable of keeping her going when the chips were low.
She shares her Travel experiences on her website and Instagram page which has 1,089 followers. Some interesting posts she has written are, LET’S BE ADVENTURERS, THE WAKA-WAKA GUIDE, LIFE IS BETTER ON THE BEACH, follow her on Instagram @waka_wakachronicles to get inspired by her travel experiences
7. ABIDEMI ADESANYA.
She is a Lagosian and the founder of the blog, BIDSINGRACELAND.com she also is a lawyer by profession and a member of Travel Massive Lagos. She majors in fashion travel and shares stories of her travel experiences on her website and social media handles.
Her favorite post was about her Chinese tour, HONEY MOON AT THE HAKONE KOWAKEIN TEN-JU, don’t bother trying to translate that, it’s some place you can go for your honeymoon in China. Follow her on Twitter@BidsInGrace for more information on that
8. OLUWAFISAYO OLAYINKA BELLO.
Bello is the Lagos based founder of the travel blog, thefisayo.com. She has a Bsc. in Industrial relations and human resource management and is an award winning travel writer and tourism development advocate. She runs a YouTube channel where she mostly talks about African tourism.
As a big dreamer, traveler and innovator, she hopes to change the “African Narrative” and the perspective of people who fail to see Africa as a whole for the tourist attraction which it is. One of her interesting blog posts is the famous CHIMPANZEE TREKKING IN UGANDA. Check it out in thefisayo.com
9. NNENAYA FAKOYA SMITH.
Nnennaya popularly known as Ajala Nene is a Lagos based tourism enthusiast and promoter. She also is a travel blogger and the founder of Nene-Uwa Hub Lagos Nigeria, a website that has amassed 1456 followers. Nene is Keen on using her travel blog, tour broker skills and tourism business programs to promote tourism potentials of Nigeria and Africa in a whole.
Follow her on Instagram @ajalanene, to view her travel experiences around Nigeria. Nnennaya collects post cards, stamps, coins and back notes as a hubby. Some of her blog posts include; TRAVEL ROUND THE TABLE, HAPPY WORLD TOURISM, EXPLORE ABEOKUTA and so on. Log on to view more.
10. SAM ADELEKE.
Sam is the country lead, Travel Massive Nigeria, Lagos. He has an expertise in destination marketing. He is a co-founder at Travel Center Africa an innovative travel tech company and his determined passion to unravel the beautiful sites of Africa and the world at large, has been paying off through his works. He also runs a travel blog, samadeleke.com which has about 2,105 followers. Sam has toured through many African countries such as South Africa, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and counting. Follow him on Twitter @Samadeleke to keep being updated on the next best African Tourist attraction.
These seemingly happy individuals have become the eyes and ears of thousands of Nigerians who love and hope to travel more frequently one day. Follow them on their social media handles to be enlightened on what it takes to always be on the road or up in the skies as the case may be. Don’t just feel like traveling, Travel more and safe!
By Nwaogwugwu Monica
Freelance Writer Entertainment Train
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