Lagos, Nigeria

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    MzWams
    30 Nov 2021
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    I don’t think Nigeria is the place to go for relaxation. At least not where I was. I’m from NY so I’m used to crowded bustling cities, but this was extreme. We were on high alert at all times. We were stopped by men in uniforms carrying large guns more than once. Electricity was randomly cut off. The people think you are rich because you’re from America. I’m glad I went, but I have no desire to return. For Nigeria, it is more of the idea of traveling while American than it is traveling while Black. To them, you are American before you are Black and that’s not a good thing.

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    Toi Poole
    29 Apr 2021
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    Lagos was my most expensive and most rewarding travel experience yet. When budgeting for this trip, My family of 3 included, airfare, visas, vaccines, hotel, transportation from the airport to the hotel, and guide services each day. We chose to use the services of a guide because Lagos is not location for tourists to roam aimlessly. My travel plans always come about with culture exploration in mind. This is also why we decided to employ a guide. Our guide had personally travelled to several countries on the continent. His commentary and expertise really provided the biased insight #EatLoveTravelExperiences is here for. The best parts of the trip that the average tour guide could not provide where eating with a Nigerian family and venturing into one of the most culturally dense neighborhoods for local suya, without feeling like American “lunch meat” along the way ;-). It was worth every penny. Don’t travel to Nigeria without having done your research and due diligence. Be smart and aware. It was very hard to capture photos here. I wanted to freeze every moment and image without encroaching on the preserved way of life for these people. It almost felt rude and invasive. Our trip was in 2018. Taking my 16 yr to Africa before she chose to travel anywhere else in the world was super important to me. She witnessed every walk of life in Lagos and neighboring Banana Island (one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in all of the continent), Lekki, and Surulere,

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    23 Oct 2020
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    As fun and exhilarating of an experience that visiting Lagos can be, police brutality remains a serious issue amidst the backdrop of high inequality and entrenched corruption. As a foreign black person traveling to Lagos, it’s important to remain cautious and deferential around police/security forces (much as you would in places like the U.S.) and remember that you are not immune. You are just another black face. This past month, Nigerian youth organized a series of peaceful protests all over the nation against police brutality and a slew of other societal ills including mass unemployment, poor education/health care and low power supply. On October 20, 2020, in Lekki, one of Lagos’ wealthiest suburbs, armed military men shot at peaceful protestors after the imposition of a 24-hour curfew .

    The government took down security cameras, turned the lights off and brought in the military to shoot at protestors. This happened 10 min from my house. I weep for this nation

    This horrific and sobering incident serves as a reminder that Nigeria is still a country very much at the mercy of a largely authoritarian government and while it is likely that activities may return to normal well before Christmas (Covid-19 measures aside), it is important for travelers to always remain cautious, travel with people who are from the city whenever possible, and keep safe.

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    Tambari
    29 Jul 2020
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    As much as I love Lagos, it is stressful!! So, if you’re not from the area, I would suggest finding friends who can help you navigate the city. Once that is set, you should have an amazing time. Now if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle, find your way to any of the private beaches, just relax with some amazing seafood, ride ATVs and vibe to chill afro house and afro beats. This is a must do if you visit Lagos for a good time. If you happen to have the plug, there are a couple isolated private beaches for you to check out. Otherwise you can visit these below:
    -Tarkwa Bay Beach
    – La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort
    – Epe Resort and Spa (there’s a beach nearby)
    – Eleko beach (public beach)

  5. theAfroTraveller
    06 Jun 2020
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    Lagos Tea Rooms.

    Tucked away in the small streets of Ikoyi, Lekki is this picturesque brunch spot, Lagos Tea rooms. We were welcomed with a glass of champagne, pink coated candy popcorn and candy floss. Everything about this place is pink! If you are a lover of spice but also have a sweet tooth then you’ll love their brunch menu with a fiery twist.
    This brunch spot is instagram worthy with its bright pink floral ambience. Everything about the tea rooms from the stairway, the front yard to the upstairs bar is just aesthetically pleasing and cute. You will be sure to get that instagram worthy shot after brunch.

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    Lawrence
    21 Nov 2019
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    Nike Art Gallery – This is a famous Nigerian art gallery, multiple floors and the largest collection I’ve come across (super overpriced). Other art galleries are Red Door and Art Cafe. Art cafe also has great shisha!

    Freedom Park – outdoorsy spot that usually has concerts or music events located in old lagos- check Google for any events.

    Suya spots – You need to get Suya!!! There are various places to get it. Not sure where you will be staying but in Lekki, you can get some from Bukka Hut or Entourage. In Ikoyi, you can get it from Glover Court. Most people stick with beef or chicken. I am also obsessed with prawns and found prawn suya on the 5th floor at Intercontinental Hotel or at Lagoon Restaurant in Victoria Island

    The Market – Markets can get quite busy/full, however, I usually go there for material. The craziest and most authentic place is Balogun market but there are other smaller markets too. Note, you can also get some material at a store called Da Viva at the Palms Mall in Lekki.

    Lekki Conservation Center– This is another place some folks like to check out. To be honest, most folks want to take pics on the walkway. It has the longest canopy walkway in Africa so pretty cool.

    Beach vibes– If you’re keen to hit the beach, there’s Ilashe beach or Tarkwa bay. Tarkwa is my favorite and you can catch a banana boat from Victoria Island for like 1500 naira or take a ferry. There is a cool beach club house called Pop beach club.

    Lounge vibes– MOIST beach club!! This is a must and one of the newest lounges. Other lounges are bar bar- my friend Dipo owns this spot and it’s both a barber shop and a lounge- very chill.

    Eko Hotel – It has a lovely, outdoor restaurant/chilling spot. Plus 2 dope places to have drinks and chill that I have tried – one is the Tex Mex restaurant and the other is on the rooftop of the second hotel building called the Sky restaurant for fine singing. They have many other restaurant options too. There are also other places elsewhere like Bottles ( Mexican Restaurant) or Velvett if you want to turn up. Velvett was the main club but there is another club called Sip too that’s super popular

    Continental Restaurants – in order of my fav locations to try: Nok, Z Kitchen, Danfo, lagoon/churasco, Casper and Gambini, Craft Gourmet, Salma’s Samantha’s, La Taverna

    Black Bell and the ‘Place’– For ready made, Nigerian food (bring Imodium..:).

    Hard Rock Cafe – I love this place as it’s beautiful, but most importantly you can chill on the beach in the cabanna type setup and just be – any time of day. That is one of my spots and happy places.

    Terra Kulture – This is often spoken about as a cultural experience type place. To be honest I didn’t go a lot but they have plays sometimes. Bogobiri on a Wednesday night is also another cool place to check out. I think Wednesday’s is open mic night or spoken word.

    The Palms Lekki Mall – This is the go to mall back in the day. They have movies upstairs and loads of other shops.

    Hans and Rene
    – This is my favourite ice cream spot ever. Even better than in the US. They have a standalone store by the Radisson Blu hotel. Make sure to get the Bissap/hibiscus flavor. They have other flavors from fruits unique to Africa too like agbalumo.

    Be sure to follow some sites that are basically gig guides for events happening. @Fomo Lagos, @NTDIL – short for Nothing to do in Lagos, Lagos Gig guide. There is always something happening in Lagos!

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    Ibey_a
    29 Oct 2019
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    In Lagos there are always events going on most days of the week, I would say, its always a good idea to know at least 1 person in or from Lagos but if you are on your own, Visit Alara/ Nok restaurant in Victoria Island – NOK is very good restaurant with a modern take on african food, with a nice decor(really good for instagram pictures) and Alara houses a mix of fashion, art, furnishings and decorative objects sourced from different places but mostly from places in Africa with designs from the elite african designers of the new age, so it abit pricey but just for the architecture and decor, it is definitely somewhere to visit.
    The Nike art gallery – If you are into Art it is definitely a must do. Situated in Lekki with sculptures and Paintings from so many Nigerian artists, it gives you a feel of what its like to be from/live in Nigeria from the minds of soo many Artists.
    The Lekki Conservation centre – Is a nature reserve, from the name situated in Lekki and for me the cool thing to do is the Canopy walk, there is some wildlife(Snakes, lizards, Birds, Monkeys and Crocks) and plants but Its not as good as safari.
    The House – Basically a restaurant with different themes in different rooms, but all in a homely feel, they have great cocktails, good food and great staff. I really just liked the fact that it looked like if the big brother house was a restaurant.
    Clubs – Clubs dont usually kick off in Lagos till 12:30am/1 am, with most clubs playing a significant amount of Afrobeats/ Afrofusion and some Hip hop/ Rnb/Bashment. There is a Big table culture in Lagos so be prepared to get a table you get a bottle and if you have a big group it usually ends up cheaper). There is no entry fee but the bouncers reserve the right to grant you entry or not. Clubs I suggest are SIP Nightclub or Club 57.

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    Yabbiyab
    21 Jul 2019
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    Nigeria is a must go place! I go back home every year and yes December is the IJGB (I Just Got Back) but it is the funnest time to go because there’s multiple things to do and the diaspora usually comes back this period. People are flooding Nigeria from Europe, America, etc. I can write a book on what to do in Lagos!! I spend half my time in Lagos and half the time in Benin City but Lagos is very prosperous and there is nothing like a Lagos party.

    For the night life there’s a wide selection of places to go, I mean aren’t Nigerians known for their big weddings and fun parties? Quilox is a good spot to go, Sipp club, Circa, Cubana, club 57…That is just to name a few night life activities.

    When you land in Lagos you can not leave Nigeria without eating 1 of 2 things. Jollof rice and Suya. Did you go to Nigeria if you did not chop Jollof and Suya? I do not think so. Lagos does not have many “tourist activities” except Lekki conservation centre but instead there are many cultural museums and markets to explore to learn the culture.

    Lagos is split into two parts: Main land and Island. Now lets talk about where to lay your head – staying on the island is best. All of Lagos is fast paced but personally the mainland is more crowded as opposed to the island. Staying in Lekki, Victoria Island (aka VI,) VGC (Victoria Garden City,) Ikoyi are some good spots to stay. Nonetheless you can not avoid traffic in Lagos, its inevitable.

    Hope whoever is reading this for a potential visit to Lagos will enjoy their stay :)

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    Samira
    13 Jun 2019
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    December in Lagos is my favorite time of the year! It is also the most expensive time to go. Flights from NYC can start at $1200 and that’s with stops but it’s so worth it. I always have the best time of my life in Lagos, Nigerians know how to party. Every time I go to Nigeria, I am so happy. The first time I went to Nigeria, I felt weight lift off my shoulders. Weight I didn’t realize I was carrying as a black person living in America. In Lagos, I mainly stay on the island so the Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Lekki area which is the best area to stay.
    Some Hotels: Eko Hotel, Intercontinental Hotel, Radisson Blu, Four Points by Sheraton, Protea Hotel

    Lagos has some of the best nightlife I’ve ever experienced. Getting a table is pretty affordable especially when comparing it to prices in the states. Also the way they mix hip hop with afrobeats it’s just the perfect combination of music. Smoking is allowed in clubs which is annoying, it’s very common to smell like cigarettes after going to clubs. They also smoke a lot of hookah so at most clubs and restaurants who can order hookah.

    R.S.V.P is a really good restaurant with pretty good food and a beautiful ambiance. There tends to be more expatriates here than some other restaurants in Lagos.
    Glover Court Suya in Ikoyi is a must!!! It has the best suya in Lagos! My mouth is watering just thinking about it. You must eat suya while in Nigeria. Suya is a spicy meat skewer that is so flavorful. It’s my favorite.
    BBQ & Cravings is a more casual eating spot that has really good burgers and fries. I’m a huge fan of the Old Country Burger which has an egg and sausage on top. They also have really good BBQ chicken and catfish.
    Crossroads is a Tex-Mex restaurant inside of Eko Hotel. It’s very popular on Thursdays during the after-work hours. They have large frozen cocktail drinks with a bottle of beer pouring into it, I highly recommend.
    Spice Route is a Chinese and Indian restaurant. It is really pretty and the ambiance reminds me a lot of TAO. I really enjoy the tandoori chicken and samosa.
    Hans & Rene is a ice cream shop that has really good stracciatella gelato. I go multiple times while in Lagos.
    355 is a nice lounge with good bites and music. Great place to go for a fun chill vibe for hookah. I like to go there prior to going out to clubs or when I want a more calm night.
    Buzz Bar is a popular lounge which is not as chill as 355 but not as intense as a club. It’s one of my favorite places to go to.
    Quilox is one of the biggest clubs in Lagos. It is pretty intense with loud music, fog, etc. It’s definitely a lot and not for everyone. I personally find it too intense for me but it’s definitely an experience.
    Club 57/SIP/Escape are fun clubs that are not as intense as Quilox. I personally enjoy these more. When going out in Nigeria expect to be out til 6am. Partying is all night long! Nigerians party hard but in a classy way. I’ve noticed that the women do not wear super short clothing. Tight but never short. They definitely dress to impress with the latest designers and high heels. Men cannot wear shorts and tank tops into clubs. Leather sandals however are allowed as it’s a very popular item in most Nigerian men’s closet. It’s very common for men to wear trad when going out as well.

    In Lagos, the night must end with shawarma! My personal favorite for late night shawarma is Maroccaine but only tastes really good at 3/4am after a night out.
    Domino’s Pizza is also pretty good in Lagos. I don’t why but it taste a lot better in Lagos. They have a suya pizza which is delicious.

    Eko Hotel is a great place to go for souvenirs. Make sure to haggle the vendors because they will try to charge you more especially if you are from the UK or US.
    Definitely checkout Elegushi Beach and the Lekki Conservation Centre.

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    18 May 2019
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    I love traveling to Lagos, Nigeria (besides the fact that; it is home and I grew up there for a good chunk of my life). It is a place where people should visit. The night life is like no other; You start preparing for your night out at about 12am and you party all night till dawn( YES! till dawn 7am) especially in December. The night life is at its peak, and so many people fly in from all over the world to just experience “December in Lagos”. I love it and would never want to be anywhere else in the world at that time of the year. It is relatively safe, but like anywhere in the world, be careful. Check out my pics in lagos on my ig: @girlandaplane

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    09 Apr 2019
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    Lagos is one of the most vibrant, lively and fastest growing cities in Africa!!! The city is enriched with so much culture and flavours. From the local cuisines to the high – end restaurants, your tastebuds will definitely find its home. The best times to visit Lagos is during the December holidays where there are multiple events taking place round the clock (e.g. attend a beach party at Tarkwa Bay followed by a music concert at Eko hotel then clubbing at Quilox / Club 57 / SIP and then end your night with a meal at Marrocaine or Prime Chinese).

    I’d recommend staying on the island in Victoria Island / Ikoyi or Lekki (but not further than Chevron Lekki 7th roundabout due to traffic).

    The Lekki Conservation centre and the Nike art gallery are definitely sites to visit.

    Follow me @tripswithdebs on insta :)

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    03 Mar 2019
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    Lagos, Lagos, Lagos! What a city. How to write a review about a city like Lagos. It’s a tall order for a city that is so vibrant and bustling with things to do, sights to see and experiences to be had. Lagos is a city like no other. Arriving in Lagos will transport you to an environment that is just electric. It really is the only way to describe the city. One of the things I love about Lagos is watching the day unfold, there is always a sight to behold in Lagos, such as hawkers in the street inviting you to patronise them and bus drivers notifying you of where there bus is destined for. “Ojuelegba! Ojuelegba!” (Google wizkid, Ojuelegba for a lesson in how to pronounce this local neighbourhood).

    What’s great about Lagos is it’s affordability. You can buy you local food very cheaply, and like other cities you don’t have to dine out in a restaurant to enjoy the tastes Lagos has to offer. In a city where people are seemingly always on the go, you’ll find street sellers with piping hot black eyed beans and rice and stew and assorted meats and all other kinds of delicacies. I’d recommend the local “boli” which is roasted plantain but tastes great when you’re after a snack during the day. Locals team boli with some groundnuts which you have to try whilst in Lagos.

    Now don’t fooled, even though the exchange rate makes Lagos a very affordable city (£1 – 470 Naira and $1 – 370 Naira approx), Lagos is home to an elite and some very wealthy individuals. So if you are after a lavish lifestyle and a luxurious city break, Lagos has a lot to offer in terms of a more luxurious experience. Now I personally, have no interest in this side of Lagos, and much prefer to experience the more “authentic” side of Lagos. So instead of uber or a personal driver to ferry you around, I’d recommend jumping in a “maruwa” which is the same as the popular Tuk Tuk you’ll find in New Delhi, India or Bangkok, Thailand. Not only does this mean your transport costs are reduced, but you’ll get to experience life in Lagos that’ll make your trip really enjoyable. Even cheaper would be to jump on the motorcycles which are known locally as Ocada. Now this is not an experience for the faint hearted as these drivers tend to weave in and out of traffic and with some of the roads in Lagos needing some TLC, only jump on one of these if your wig is safely secured (lol) and you have a strong sense of adventure!

    Travelling to Lagos has become increasingly expensive over the years. I recall a flight from London costing £300 (rtn.) back in the day. Now, you’re looking at flights starting from £500 (in off peak season). If you want to experience Lagos for less you might want to avoid Christmas time when flights will set you back in excess of £800.

    Though getting to Lagos might set you back a bit, most things are relatively cheap, so you can shop in local markets and find a great bargain. You can also make the most of local tourism such as the Lagos Conservation Centre or the Nike Art Gallery. With a variety of options for domestic travel in Nigeria, you also have the option of taking a short flight to visit other Nigerian cities such as Calabar, Port Harcourt and Abuja to name a few. Again, these flights are affordable and will allow you to see more of what Nigeria has to offer.

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    25 Feb 2019
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    Nigeria is one of the most underrated places in the world to visit. It may be a costly flight, if you do not plan ahead to buy your ticket, but it is completely worth every penny spent. Once you arrive, you feel the culture. From the booming afrobeats music everywhere you turn, to locals welcoming you (because you stand out like a sore thumb lol), to happy, friendly children running, laughing, and playing, this was a trip for the books. In a week, you can see the vast diversity of the land, from the richest, wealthiest mansions, to the poorer locations. Hospitality is everywhere. Everyone was ready with a hot plate of the most delicious meals. The rice, chicken, beef, plantains, soup, everything was freshly cooked and bursting with flavor. I CANNOT wait to go back here and further explore!!

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    17 Dec 2018
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    First things first best time to visit Nigeria is around Christmas,reasons why? Everyone’s cooking and the best parties are also thrown around this time due to the fact that Nigerians who live in Europe or the states go back home for the holidays. The level of partying in Nigeria is unmatched,they spray you with money,dance all night and eat good food. Make sure you try some authentic malam Suya,but also check out the beauty of Nigeria at Victoria island,Leke as well as ikoyi club,go ride a horse on Leke beach and make sure you don’t get hustled.

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    01 Nov 2018
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    Lagos Nigeria is the Mecca for everything black ! It’s the Ibiza of Africa ! The parties go up until morning ! Club 57, quilox are some of the best night clubs . After you leave the club head over to marrocaine for a late night shawarma among other good food . I went with went with a company called discovergidi (@discovergidi on IG) they took care of us with an awesome itinerary & showed us a really good time

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    R.S.V.P restaurant is a must see and visit in Nigeria! The food , vibe and night life is amazing!
    I feel in love with all the food selections! The outside lounge by the pool is also a wonderful vibe!

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    03 Jun 2018
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    Lagos/Las gidi is my home away from home. I was in Lagos for a month and i had checked out a few hotels (safety and comfort being a key necessity for me); so i ended up staying at Radisson Blu VI (not cheap/but you’ll feel very comfy) – my absolute fave space (get the room with the lagoon view – although the waterfront isn’t always the cleanest cause of pollution and water currents carrying trash – the hotel staff try to clean it out every day). Wifi’s not bad.
    Breakfast is a mixed buffet pick you can have a nice continental brekkie or go for something more traditional. For lunch if i didn’t eat out at one of the many great spots in Lagos – i stayed in my room and order the blu burger (don’t know why i loved it so much – my phone camera roll and all the photos and angles of my burger will prove this lol). Also you literally walk past the parking lot to Hans and Rene and without fail for days in a roll I would order the doughnuts and vanilla ice-cream (order it and thank me later – you will be addicted trust me).
    For exploration I believe many people have mentioned places :
    Alara’s nice for aethestic and afro-centric design (expensive and i didn’t like the food; but you can go in the day and order drinks and take cute instagram pics or shop in the store in front)
    Another place on the instagram hit list is the blow fish hotel – it’s a pink lover’s wet dream. Go and order the chapman for drinks and take your pics.
    The lekki conservation centre is a nice green space – good for climbing activities + great picnic space as well (peacocks-they stroll across the park, ??snakes – didn’t see any thankfully, and monkeys lol)
    Nike’s art gallery is the motherland of art – like thousand of art pieces piled in one space/you can explore it yourself (no pics allowed) or at a special cost explore it with Nike herself.
    Check out Silverbird mall – there’s a cinema – which most people on the Island go to.
    There’s a billion and one things to do in Lagos and the scene is always changing – I mostly stay on the Island -but Lagos is huge and there is a lot I haven’t even covered. Any questions feel free to send me a msg : )

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    21 May 2018
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    Omg ! Nigeria was sooo much fun! Every night there was something different to do. I went to the highest canopy walk in Africa. I saw a live peacock and there were monkeys everywhere. I suggest you bring socks with you because you have to put on boots to walk back to the entrance. There’s a section where they have a life size chess board, you can take pictures. The monkeys!! Scary lol I’m just afraid of them overall but they didn’t bother me. They were just everywhere

  19. iyangoza
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    13 Apr 2018
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    I was absolutely in awe of Lagos’ nightlife! I’ve partied in most of the top cities in America (Vegas, Miami, NYC and LA) but Lagos takes the cake! The club scene is like no other. Be prepared to dress to the Gods and make sure you are ready to stay up all night! Most clubs close around 5am. Quilox is the top hotspot in Lagos and it’s the biggest club in Western Africa. It has several different party rooms as well as an on site restaurant. Be prepared to see local celebrities, smoke some hookah if that’s your thing and watch a parade of drummers jam to the beat inside the club!

  20. PinchOfCoCo
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    23 Jan 2018
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    Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa….

    Unfortunately, that’s where it starts and stops with facts about Nigeria. But I’m going to start a new phrase…Nigeria is the foremost most buzzing, exciting and fun country in Africa. And let’s face it, it’s all about Lagos.

    Where to stay:
    Lagos boats some of the most international hotel brands but my favourite Nigerian grown hotel is Eko Hotel. Situated over hundreds of square feet, Eko hotel has a large pool, a gym with sauna and spa, a salon, two event halls and a weekly calendar of events to keep anyone occupied.

    Where to eat:
    There is no reasonable place to start and no where to end. But for the westerner who wants western food, start in Lekki and the surrounding towns on Victoria Island. Here you will have access to chicken and waffles at Craft Gourmet (great instagram spot too), burgers and chips at the Blowfish Hotel (also great instagram spot and brunch at La Brioche which…you guessed it…is also a great instagrammable spot. [In fact, from here in, just assume that all of Lagos is highly instagrammable].

    For the culture:
    Look no further than Nike Art Centre. Nike is actually the name of the lady that started the art collection and has amassed thousands of African pieces in her studio. The art outside is enthralling enough so just you wait and see.

    For the beach:
    Yes, it’s not just Australians that can enjoy daily trips to the beach. Elegushi beach in Lagos is one of the least maintained beaches and is still GORGEOUS. Make sure you get a cold fanta with your bbq’d fish and enjoy all the afro beats from along the never ending beach front.

    For the wildlife:
    Did you know that Lagos was home to Africa’s longest canopy suspension bridge? No? Well now you do. For the faint hearted, this may not be for you but it may also be a good time to stop being so afraid. You start this tour with a walk through the jungle and then continue on your own atop the jungle roof. It’s truly stunning. Afterwards, head back down and take photos with monkeys, alligators, peacocks and the 80 year old tortoise on the grounds.

    For a night out:
    Lagos is as metropolitan as New York and London in the sense that there is ALWAYS something to do. From concerts with international artists at Eko Hotel to club nights at Velvett, Quilox, Escape and Maison Fareignheight, your only limitation is your imagination…and perhaps also, your bank balance.

  21. Traveltadey
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    The undisputed party capital of Africa
    The food is amazing
    The people are amazing
    Visit the Fela Shrine on the mainland
    Drive across the longest bridge in West Africa
    Visit Lekki Conservation centre
    Visit some of the fanciest party
    And eat the amazing Yoruba party jollof rice
    Also best time to visit is Sep- Oct with fashion shows music concerts

    But lagos is at its best in December when Nigerians in diaspora return home and some of the biggest music and entertainment concerts are held

  22. Madeinnigeria89
    Madeinnigeria89
    16 Nov 2017
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    Lagos is such a vibrant and fun city with loads to do. The clubs starts popping around midnight and lasts until 4am!! Quilox is really fun but it doesn’t get really crowded so getting a table is advisable. There might be a cover as well.

    Be prepared to show all the way out! There is a defintie dress codes so be dressed to impress

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    kimbaylor1
    16 Nov 2017
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    My Husband and I traveled to Nigeria last year and loved it. The local food is really great and if you love spicy food you are in for a treat. In Lagos we visited Ikoyi, Banana Island, Victoria Island and Lekki Phase I and II. They were all lovely places to visit. The night life in Lagos is awesome. We loved Elegushi beach. My favorite thing by far about this city was the people. The people were so friendly and not to mention the lovely traditional clothes you can buy for such a great price.

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