5 Safety Tips For Traveling Long Distances

Safety tips

Whether you are traveling by air or by road, there are a couple of safety tips you should keep in mind to protect yourself from certain avoidable occurrences. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 safety tips for traveling long distances. Ensure You Get Enough Sleep This might seem like an obvious fact but there are still a lot of people that ignore this and drive through long distances while tired or while taking heavily caffeinated beverages to help them stay awake. You should not for any reason, no matter…

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5 Unmistakable Signs You’re Dealing With A Typical Nigerian

Typical Nigerian

There are certain unmistakable signs that you’re dealing with a typical Nigerian that are hard to ignore. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 unmistakable signs you’re dealing with a typical Nigerian. After a Long Period of Separation, You’re Greeted With the State of your Weight A typical Nigerian will break the ice with something like ‘you’ve added weight o!’ or ‘wow, you’re thinner now o, were you sick?’, when you see them again after a long period of separation. This is one of the major ways you’ll know…

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7 Ways To Prevent Cultural Mistakes While On Vacation

Cultural mistakes

Nigeria is a culturally sensitive country. Hence, travellers heading to other cities or towns in Nigeria should definitely be aware that not everything is the same especially when it comes to culture. To help travellers avoid potential cultural differences or problems, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency highlights some tips. Learn the rules and laws Don’t think that you can simply do things your way without any consideration for important cultural differences. Hence, ensure you learn the rules and laws of your destination. Familiarise yourself location There is nothing more…

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5 Ways To Deal With Uninvited Guests At Your Party

Party

Hosting a party be it a wedding, housewarming or birthday party is a monumental and painstaking task. You have to make provision food, security as well as shelter for some of your guests. Obviously, you simply want the day to pass by smoothly without any incident. However, as typical of parties in a city like Lagos, you can barely host a party without somebody gatecrashing. After all, your party is not a free for all and if you ignore them, the gatecrasher acts like a legitimate guest, eating, and drinking indiscriminately. And…

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Richard Mofe-Damijo Commends Made-in-Nigeria Products

Richard Mofe-Damijo

Debonair actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, has commended Made-in-Nigeria products after getting quality high-back chair from a furniture maker in Benin and leather sandals that compares with all that is out there. He wrote on his Instagram:   Made in Nigeria never felt so good. In the strive for a better Nigeria I have had to look inwards to buying everything I need from clothes to accessories. For fashion, furniture and footwear I think it’s safe to say we are almost there. Last year, the Mrs and I walked into this shop in…

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6 Funny Misconceptions About Hausa People

Misconceptions

The Hausa ethnic group is one of the three major ethnic groups in Nigeria and is one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. The bulk of the Hausa people are based in northern Nigeria, though there are a few in parts of Southern Nigeria. The Hausas are largely pastoral and ‘agrocentric’; this is why they are the largest suppliers of food to the nation. Over time, some funny misconceptions have been formed about the Hausa people and Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 6 of them. Every One…

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Five Tips To Prevent Road Rage As A Lagos Driver

Lagos driver

Lagos is the centre of excellence. One thing about living in an urban and highly commercialised city like Lagos is how to deal with traffic every day. These types of drives can lead to frustration and road rage.  Road rage can be triggered despite following all the traffic rules. In line with this, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency shares ways to deal with road rage. Avoid doing things that will give you road rage You can probably think of a handful of driving manoeuvres that consistently give you road rage when…

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6 Indicators You Are Drinking Too Much Alcohol

Alcohol

There is absolutely nothing wrong with desiring to end the day, especially since it is Friday, by downing several bottles of your preferred drink. The problem here is when you become attached to alcohol. This is called addiction. As such, here are some obvious signs you are drinking too much. You need alcohol to feel confident  The truth is the higher the amount of alcohol you drink, the higher your self-confidence. Sadly, this intoxicated courage and confidence can be quickly replaced with the fear of the actions that show that you are under the…

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6 Tips For Making Safe Mobile Transactions

Mobile transactions

Many people now perform transactions with their mobile phones because it is convenient. But it does come with certain risks. Hence, you have to know that you will be vulnerable at some point if you are careless when doing the mobile transactions. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares some tips to make mobile transactions safer to prevent you from losing your hard earned money. Monitor your accounts regularly It is now very easy to monitor your account. Except in some certain situations, you do not physically need to go to…

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5 Interesting Nigerian Marriage Traditions

Marriage Traditions

With 250 ethnic groups, Nigeria can be easily be referred to as a culturally rich country with different ethnic backgrounds and culturally resplendent practices to admire. Marriage traditions is one of such culturally resplendent practices and Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 interesting Nigerian marriage traditions to know. The Fulani Sharo Tradition In what is referred to as an ‘act of bravery’ by the groom before he marries his bride, the potential groom is flogged publicly just before the nuptial and is expected not to wince, cry or…

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