For the love of poyo

For the love of poyo

Also referred to as the drink that came from God to Man, palm wine (or poyo) has many Sierra Leoneans go wild. Poyo is tapped from the high tops of palm trees and is a mildly sweet and sour sap that is loved by many.

Big Markit – Craft Market

Big Markit – Craft Market

One of the best places to get all these knick knacks in Freetown is Big Market, an absolute valhalla for your gift-shopping and a great opportunity to support the community and their families.

Lumley Arts and Craft Market

Lumley Arts and Craft Market

The Lumley arts and crafts market is very similar to Big Market in town, but smaller and more tranquil. It is located in Aberdeen and has a collection of batiks, woodcarvings, woven baskets, country cloth, necklaces and traditional masks. Great place to shop for gifts.

Get your fit on in Freetown

Get your fit on in Freetown

When people on the street comment, “you de enjoy-o!” or, “you don bump,” referring to the extra layer of flesh around your waist. All the fried rice, chicken, poyo and tapalappa with butter have now become a part of you. But fear not! There are plenty of opportunities for you to get that beach body back.

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