Cotonou; the heartbeat of Benin

Cotonou; the heartbeat of Benin

I remember quite vividly when we left the University of Ghana campus on a bus en route to Benin. You read right! A bus trip to Benin! Long trip but it was actually fun. After about 13 hours, we arrived in Cotonou. I had previously visited Benin but this time, I was...
Lille; the junction of Europe

Lille; the junction of Europe

I made enquiries from my friends who were in France the previous year and the response was almost identical. “You will come back speaking excellent French.” Oh how confident I felt after those words. Alas, my days of just ‘bonjour’ and ‘au revoir’ would soon be...
5 must-see places in Nantes

5 must-see places in Nantes

Fun-Fact: Did you know that the ever-famous Petit Beurre biscuits originates from Nantes, France? Nantes is one of the biggest cities in France, approximately 2 hours by train from Paris with very warm people, an affordable standard of living, and of course beautiful...
Grasse, the heart of (French) perfume.

Grasse, the heart of (French) perfume.

Nothing beats the smell of an ambrosial fragrance lingering in the atmosphere even minutes after being used. This, you only get from using quality perfume from household perfume brands such as Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana,Ralph Lauren, Gucci Lancôme, Armani, etc who...