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15 Jun 2018
Take a break from the noise, sweat and tension from the football games and explore Russia beyond the stadia. True, the main aim of travelling to this beautiful country is to see the games,live. There are other activities to indulge in to relax and calm your nerves from the intensity of the games. Seek the…
13 Jun 2018
When I got the email to explore Russia with Google, I wasn’t particularly excited because Russia wasn’t on my bucket list. Just because I love to travel, I decided to Google ‘what fun things to do in Moscow,’ ‘what to wear in Moscow in May,’ ‘where to shop in Moscow,’ and so many other things…
12 Jun 2018
There's no better day to appreciate the flowers, especially the roses, than Red Rose Day (US). Flowers are rarely the focus of an entire trip even in their most heavenly state. Tourists may enjoy the view of a landscaped ground from a hotel or the majesty in a renowned botanical garden, but that's usually all…
8 Jun 2018
Nigerians spend millions of Naira on vacations in foreign countries, not counting the hassle of travel arrangements. Most of these countries granted are beautiful. But there are still locations right here in Nigeria that will make your jaw drop to the ground. There are only two known hanging lakes in the world. There is the…
5 Jun 2018
Travelling to a foreign place, whether in the next town or the next continent, it is always safe to know more about where you are visiting. Nicknamed the "Big Easy", New Orleans is known for its vibrant live-music scene, spicy cuisine and round-the-clock nightlife. But, amidst all that, the city crawls with secrets. We have…
29 May 2018
The fourth largest city in Mexico, Puebla has become one tourist destination to visit. Built at the intersection of two rivers, the city has strong religious roots and there are stunning churches on every corner. If you ever happen to visit Mexico soon, here are some things you can do in Puebla: Go church-seeing First…
27 May 2018
As we celebrate Children's Day, we have compiled a list of places in Lagos where you and your kids can have a thrilling time. Amusement parks Visiting an amusement park is a good one if you have adventurous kids or you are adventurous. You get to go on so many fun and amazing rides that…
20 May 2018
When visiting Rwanda, all everyone remembers is the 1994 genocide. Yet, the country has been able to take an integral moment in their history and weave it into the fabric of what it stands for today. In a bid to explore Africa’s cleanest and safest city, a group of us were invited by Radisson Blu…
20 May 2018
There is no country in the world that isn’t blessed with natural wonders. What makes certain countries thrive in tourism are their abilities to creatively and seamlessly fuse their unique geographical elements with sustainable businesses and organisations to create experiences unique. Sri Lanka is bursting with beauty, vibrancy, culture, history and personality. The breathtakingly beautiful…
19 May 2018
Osun State, located in south-western Nigeria, is home to the rich history and culture of the Yoruba people. There are so many things to do in Osun State and they are best experienced with a group of friends. Chase waterfalls, dance to the sounds of the bata drums, indulge in local cuisines and learn while…
19 May 2018
Nigeria is blessed with a lot of beautiful, natural landscapes, making it the perfect place to explore and hike around. Whether under a cool shelter of trees in the forest, on a golden hillside in fall, or a tall ridge on top of a waterfall, a wide variety of nature trails provide locations for leisurely…
18 May 2018
Nigeria has a lot of beautiful, picturesque and dramatic sceneries. One way to make your adventure activities even more memorable is to experience them in one of the most breathtaking places in Nigeria. Our high places are made for bungee jumping, waterfalls and beautiful hills for hiking, and large water bodies for canoeing, rafting and…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
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…
1 day ago
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.…
1 day ago
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…