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28 Jun 2019
Laguna, officially known as the Province of Laguna (Provincia de Laguna) is a province in the Philippines, located in the Calabarzon region in Luzon. Its capital is Santa Cruz and the province is situated southeast of Metro Manila. Laguna lies on the southern shores of Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country. The…
23 Jun 2019
The Gambia is known as “The Smiling Coast of Africa” because it is one of the happiest places to be in the world. Asides its golden sand beaches, gorgeous resorts and rich history, the people of Gambia are absolutely friendly. Here are a few things to do while visiting: Where to stay The Gambia has…
17 Jun 2019
The Maldives officially called The Republic of Maldives, is a country in South Asia, located in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population, with around 427,756 inhabitants. Malé is the capital and…
16 Jun 2019
For the average Nigerian, South Africa is an aspirational place to visit and a home away from home. As paradoxical as it sounds, this is only so because South African tourism has made strategic plans in making Nigerians want to travel to South Africa and feel welcome in the Republic. Before my first visit here,…
9 Jun 2019
More than two decades after hosting the 1998 FIFA World Cup, France will again provide a stage for some of football’s biggest stars, but this time it will be the planet’s greatest female players showcasing their skills. For those lucky fans making their way to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, here are six…
4 Jun 2019
The world is filled with mind-blowing historical sites. Over the thousands of years of human history, many breathtaking and incredible historical sites have been built through ancient civilizations. In this article, we look at just a few out of the world’s many historical sites you should visit… if you haven’t already! Angkor Wat, Cambodia Angkor…
31 May 2019
The noteworthiness of tourism to Africa and its economy was again established at the just concluded Africa’s Travel Indaba 2019, held at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre in Durban, KwaZulu Natal Province of South Africa from the 2nd May to the 4th May 2019. Africa’s Travel Indaba is considered one of the largest events in…
30 May 2019
  Are you an expert traveler? Test your travel knowledge and see how well you know the beautiful land of Africa. 1. Home to well-preserved Roman sites at Timgad and Djemila, what is the largest country in Africa? Chad Algeria Libya Sudan When on safari, which animals are traditionally referred to as the ‘big five’?…
19 May 2019
What’s the best part of wedding planning? The bachelorette party, of course! There is no doubt that it’s essential to plan an epic bachelorette party. Instead of opting for a night out with tiaras, a sash, and a scavenger hunt, why not have one last out of town fling before the ring? So whether your…
7 May 2019
For diners, the experience of enjoying a meal in a restaurant metres below the surface while watching the previously unseen activity on the sea bed is one to reckon with. With no scuba gear required, underwater restaurants have fast become a thing as some have sprung up in different places around the world. If you’re…
21 Apr 2019
Going to Egypt will remain one of my most memorable trips in a long while. I had prepared myself for a desert trip but was opened to a lot more exciting adventure than i would have imagined. Here are some of the unique places that made my 10-day trip worth it. Hanging Church (Al-Muallaqa Church)…
18 Apr 2019
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a popular historic destination for many tourists who are visiting Western Asia. Here are some places that you must not fail to visit: Petra: This ancient city is a sight to behold because it was carved out of red sandstone rocks. It also takes the name of Rose City because of the…

Guardian Life

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Most of its history and culture is lost as the world progresses through modernisation and migration. However, all hope is not lost as certain cultures have found ways to protect their history through oral traditions, written accounts and cultural practices handed down through generations, one of such being Otjize, the red miracle paste of the…
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Although it has been approximately 503 years since the demise of Leonardo da Vinci, this prestigious artist somehow still finds time to surface in different eras through his mesmerising artworks. The ingenious artwork Mona Lisa, and more that is known to man, has survived the history of civilization and is still adored by many enthusiasts.…
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An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A popular fruit choice, there are over 7,000 different apple species and many varieties from sweet red varieties like Red Delicious, Fuji, Gala to tangy green ones. Loaded with many nutrients and antioxidants, apples hold tremendous health benefits, from improving gut health to preventing chronic diseases. Here…
1 day ago
“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack” Coco Chanel Several historical events influenced perceptions that significantly defined the modern-day woman, one of which is the red lipstick. The iconic “red lipstick” has existed for over five thousand years, essentially redefining what characterises the contemporary woman. Though the red lipstick appears small and insignificant, this…
1 day ago
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant have been honoured on the second anniversary of their death by a bronze sculpture temporarily erected at the helicopter crash site where they died. The bronze statue created by Dan Medina depicts Kobe and Gigi wearing basketball uniforms, staring at each other lovingly as Gigi…

Music

3 days ago
FAST-rising Afro-RnB singer, Dimeji Ogaosun, professionally known as Dimi Keye has dropped a soul-stirring extended playlist dubbed, Vibe Sessions.  And within this 5-track EP, the young singer project delves deeper into intimate love plains, creating his strongest body of work so far. With three stellar features from prominent vocalists Nitah, Sai, and Eze, respectively, Dimi Keye…
22 Jan
If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
21 Jan
2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…
21 Jan
FAST-rising Afro-fusion chanteuse, Charlotte Fenna, is set to extend her blooming discography with a sophomore extended playlist (EP), dubbed Icy Rain. With the 27-year-old singer set to drop the 5-track project in February, anticipation is rife on whether Charlotte would maintain her stellar sound fusion, and witty song writing that colours her discography. However, the singer…
21 Jan
Grammy-award winning singer Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, scheduled to begin on Friday. Adele made this announcement in an emotional video she shared on Instagram apologizing to her fans for rescheduling the concert dates as her team has been "up against so much." Adele said tearfully, "Hi, listen, I'm so…

Film

3 days ago
Kanye 'Ye' West has called out Netflix, requesting that he does final edits on his Netflix docuseries before it's presented to the masses. Taking to Instagram on Friday, Ye wrote that he would like to ensure all T's are crossed and I's dotted before he green lights the three-part series Jeen-Yuhs. "I'm going to say this…
3 days ago
Stella Damasus has revealed on her Instagram page that her mother has passed on. The 43-year-old actress just celebrated the 11th anniversary of her father’s death in January 2021.  The actress who announced her mother’s death shared a  picture of her mother with a caption that read “This is not goodbye, it’s TILL WE MEET…
21 Jan
Nollywood actor Muyideen Oladapo has set his sight on more academic achievements after bagging his Master's degree from the University of Lagos. Popularly known as Lala in the Yoruba film circle, Oladapo hardly cuts a bookish figure. But his desire for more education has been a life-long dream, he said. "I am not relenting because…
20 Jan
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
19 Jan
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…