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8 Apr 2019
Buenos Aires is the capital of the Argentine Republic. The name means fair winds, or literally good airs in Spanish. It is one of the largest cities in Latin America, with a lot of cultural offerings, and is the point of departure for travelling to the rest of the country. Inhabitants of Buenos Aires are…
31 Mar 2019
Saint Helena is a volcanic tropical island in the South Atlantic Ocean, east of Rio de Janeiro and west of the mouth of the Cunene River, which marks the border between Namibia and Angola in southwestern Africa. It is part of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha. It was…
20 Mar 2019
The Taj Mahal which translates to “The Crown of the Palaces” is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan who reigned from 1628 to 1658, to house the tomb of his favourite wife,…
15 Mar 2019
The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument located in Paris, France. It is a central landmark of the city and houses approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century over an area of 72,735 square metres (782,910 square feet). In 2018, the Louvre was the…
3 Mar 2019
One of the most underrated places for adventure trips or travel in Nigeria in 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 places you can explore safely in the North. Just have…
2 Mar 2019
Whenever you think of having a getaway or planning a trip to a holiday site, you probably will think of travelling out of the country - where you will spend much more. But Nigeria is indeed blessed with picture and fun friendly 'sights and sounds'. While some of them are well advertised that they are…
26 Feb 2019
Nigeria, a country rich in diversity continues to offer cultural and rich surprises that have left her citizens and UNESCO in awe. Although two sites have been listed by UNESCO as World Heritage sites (Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove and Sukur Cultural Landscape), here are sites that have been in its tentative list: Benin Iya/ Sungbo’s Eredo…
19 Feb 2019
Travelling is fun but there are times when packing or being in a strange place comes with some discomforts. We have listed some handy hacks before your next trip so that should you come against these challenges, you can easily improvise without breaking a sweat. Moisturisers: If you plan to be away for just a…
15 Feb 2019
We always regard Europe 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 romantic places you should think of right in Africa.…
12 Feb 2019
Imagine yourself paddling a kayak towards an island through the dense belly of the Lake Volta. Diving into a warm lake at midnight and glancing at the beautiful studded stars? If any of these wild trips sound like a great way to spend your holiday, then adventure travel may be for you. Here is a…
5 Feb 2019
Tokyo is not just the capital of Japan, it is also known as the cool city. There are adrenaline-filled adventures that draw you into the city, here are some of the places that will interest you: Robot restaurant Looking for a place where Robots have replaced the bartenders and servers, look no further than the…
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25 Jan 2019
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island and mainland commune in Normandy, France. It is a rocky islet and famous sanctuary in Manche département, Normandy région, off the coast of Normandy. It lies 41 miles (66 km) north of Rennes and 32 miles (52 km) east of Saint-Malo and around its base are medieval walls and towers…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Do you feel hesitant to ask your partner about committing at first because you aren’t quite sure that this is what they want for the long term? Do you suddenly develop cold feet when you want to ask real relationship questions not because you are afraid that this is who you want, but you are…
1 day ago
Yam is one of nature’s gifts that has variety: Fried yam, boiled yam, pounded yam. While all these are more familiar in Nigeria, we’d be looking at yam balls. Wondering what that is? I have got you. INGREDIENTS Yam (Diced) All-purpose flour Onion (Chopped) Cooking oil Butter Sardine Egg (Separate egg white from yolk) Bread…
1 day ago
Picture this, you set a nail appointment, arrive at the store, and your nail tech asks, what shape? Before you respond, you should probably give a second thought to what each nail shape means. As the beauty world evolves, nails have not been left behind; nail shapes, styles, and colours have grown in the last…
1 day ago
Famous French designer Thierry Mugler died aged 73. A statement on his official Facebook account that confirmed Mugler’s death read "We are devastated to announce the passing of Mr Manfred Thierry Mugler on Sunday, January 23rd 2022.” Mugler was known for his iconic looks with broad shoulders and sharp tailoring inspired by 1940s and 50s…
1 day ago
A former FBI agent has corroborated claims that Jamie Spears spied on his daughter Britney during her conservatorship using a ''secret recording device in Ms. Spears's bedroom.' E! News reports that Matthew Rosengart, Britney's lawyer, had filed a declaration on behalf of former FBI agent Sherine Ebadi who backed assertations that Jamie had instructed Black…

Music

3 days ago
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
4 days ago
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…
4 days ago
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…
4 days ago
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…
19 Jan
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has announced the indefinite postponement of his Made In Lagos Canada tour.  The singer shared this update in a post to his Twitter account on Wednesday. He noted that scheduled stops for the tour would no longer proceed this month as planned.  The post reads, "Due to existing and public health measures being introduced…

Film

4 days ago
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…
19 Jan
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who played a young Hannibal Lecter and Yves Saint Laurent, died on Wednesday at the age of 37 following a skiing accident, his family said. One of the most striking faces of his generation, Ulliel was already in the top rank of French actors. He gained international attention for his performance…
18 Jan
Joss Whedon has claimed Gal Gadot misunderstood him on set. The ‘Justice League’ director has responded to allegations made by the actress - who played Wonder Woman in the film - on set, suggesting there was a language barrier when communicating with the French star. Speaking to a New York magazine, Joss Whedon said, “I…