Let’s hear it from Victoria!

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Where are you originally from?​
Nigeria

PEOPLE

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?
Party people but hard workers having a hunger for knowledge

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?
7

Can you give a key phrase/word/expression that people in your country usually say?
How you dey meaning how are you

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?
Hello-Abadie, sosongho-thank you, mbok-please, kpe-sorry

Are you more like laid back or party people?
Party people

FOOD​

Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?
Jollof rice, goat head/dog meat, vegetable soup with eba

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Palm wine, kunu

How is breakfast served in your country?
However you want

CULTURE​

The best festival to attend?
Calabar Carnival

Which sport are you guys crazy about?
Football

What excursions and/or activities do you extremely suggest that visitors MUST do?
Game reserve, festivals beach etc

Are there any local customs a visitor should be sensitive to?
Nope. Just like in other countries you visiting for the first time, be careful

PLACES​

What is/are the most surreal places/landmarks to visit?
Zuma rock in Abuja

Can you name a place that most people have not heard of? A secret spot perhaps!
Ibeno beach

Where can visitors find the best beach?
Lagos

If I’m staying for less than a week, which city should I choose?
Lagos

COUNTRY​

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your country?
Has potentials but not where it should be

How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?
Three days

When is the best time to visit?
Summer

Can you give an interesting trivia about your country? 
Love foreigners more than themselves

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché? 
Scammers

TRAVEL

Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?
Dubai

What’s your best travel story?
Being stared at cause of my skin color and my braids

Why do you love traveling? 
To learn other cultures and simply for the fun in it.

ABOUT VICTORIA

Instagram: @iamunbotheredblog
Website/Blog: http://www.iamunbothered.wordpress.com
E-mail: victoriaakpan.va04@gmail.com


 

Let’s hear it from Elizabeth!

 

Where are you originally from?​
Nigeria

PEOPLE

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?
Fun loving, Gregarious, resilient and hardworking.

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?
7

Can you give a key phrase/word/expression that people in your country usually say?
your village people at work

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?
Imeela- Igbo, Nagode- Hausa, Ese- Yoruba( The 3 major languages spoken in Nigeria) Thank you.

Are you more like laid back or party people?
Party people

FOOD​

Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?
Abacha- Food made from tapioca and Oil bean seed.

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Nkwu enu- Palmwine

How is breakfast served in your country?
We really don”t have a breakfast culture.

CULTURE​

The best festival to attend?
New yam Festival

Which sport are you guys crazy about?
Football

What excursions and/or activities do you extremely suggest that visitors MUST do?
Calabar Christmas carnival( Cross River state), Obudu Cattle ranch( Cross River state), Kajuru Castle,(Kaduna) Yankari game reserve, ( Plateau state), Idanre hills, Olumo rock.

Are there any local customs a visitor should be sensitive to?
People in Nigeria like to greet people even if you are stranger, its considered rude not to answer back.

PLACES​

What is/are the most surreal places/landmarks to visit?
Idanre Hills, Gurara water falls, ikogosi warm springs, Ngwo caves and waterfall
Can you name a place that most people have not heard of? A secret spot perhaps!
Awhum waterfall and caves and Ozalla Lake

Where can visitors find the best beach?
Lagos

If I’m staying for less than a week, which city should I choose?
Calabar in Cross River State

COUNTRY​

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your country?
A beautiful land with diverse people and diverse cultures all fused together to make a fabric of people who love life.

How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?
2 weeks

When is the best time to visit?
December- Lots of festivities

Can you give an interesting trivia about your country? 
Most Populous country in Africa with more than 170 million people

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché?
Nigeria is the Giant of Africa

TRAVEL

Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?
I travel once in a while.

ABOUT ELIZABETH

Instagram: @elizabethuchealor
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIre1d47vZ4KI4tmMo_nyJQ?view_as=subscriber
Website/Blog: https://thehomebusinessowner.com
E-mail: elizabeth.uchealor@thehomebusinessowner.com