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These are definitely not the best of times for the Nigeria economy. The last few weeks has seen an unabated rise in the dollar and a consistent fall in the value of the naira. As Nigerians continue to groan under these tough times, the big question is, how does this play out in the travel space?, especially as we approach the travel season in December, when people jostle to go for holidays with family and friends.
Many have often wondered where are the places to visit in Nigeria? What are there to do? For most people, the thought of Nigeria as a destination leaves some kind of void in their minds and they are quick to fall back to the thoughts of vacationing in Europe, the Americas and more easily accessible Dubai until the covid-19 struck.
The Itakpe - Warri train station was commissioned in August 2020 bringing to fruition, the train service about 33 years after.
As The Naija Tourist, I decided to take a trip on the train service, to have a first hand experience and form my own opinion about the service. I left Abuja enroute Itakpe at about 7.30am on a road trip that took about 4 hours.
Sit back and let me take you on a narrative of how my weekend adventure to the snake farm, just along the Abuja - Keffi road, went. So I set out with a tourist, who had indicated interest in visiting the snake farm for a well deserved getaway - of course, after a long time being boxed up in the routine of work and more work. Anyways, several things make up reasons why we should, once in a while, embrace the outdoors.
Obudu mountain resort is undoubtedly one of Nigeria's most sought after destinations owing to its unique features ranging from its temperate and calm attribution for every holiday maker. The resort is located in Cross River state and situated some 1500 feet above the sea level.
The weather on the resort leaves you in doubt as