9 Events to check out in Sierra Leone this December

December in Sierra Leone is always the highlight of the year, overloaded with fun events and activities. This December is no exception and the list of December 2022 events in Sierra Leone only keeps increasing. Find out all that you are looking for from our curated list of December 2022 events in Sierra Leone and […]

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Budapest-Bamako 2022 crosses the finish line in Freetown

Freetown was the final destination for the Budapest-Bamako Rally (the World’s largest humanitarian rally) again this year. Great news for destination Sierra Leone. This year’s event took approximately 19 days journeying through Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, France, Spain, Morocco, West Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Guinea and into Sierra Leone via Gbalamuya and Madina Oula entry […]

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7 Festivals you should definitely check out this December

Take part in colorful festivals and lively traditions, explore bustling markets, and sample the local cuisines. There are numerous festivals happening this December, but these are some of the best lined up for you. Try not to miss them! 1. Food Fest Get ready to have a taste of Sierra Leone once again at the […]

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Sierra Leone’s Tourism Minister extends invitation to RwandAir to add Sierra Leone to their list of Routes

This years Inter-Tourism Expo Ghana is Supported by World Bank – Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project. The Minister made this open request to RwandAir, when she was called to present a Mock Cheque to the Organizers of the Inter-Tourism Expo 2022. She saw the need and time to presents Sierra Leone’s RwandAir Routes. Having taking […]

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5 Things to Know Before Traveling to Sierra Leone today

Here are 5 things to know when travelling to Sierra Leone today. 1. Health & Vaccinations YELLOW FEVER: Yellow fever vaccine is mandatory and you will be asked for your vaccination card on arrival.  COVID 19: All inbound and outbound passengers to register on the travel portal https://travel.gov.sl before traveling into or out of Sierra […]

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Three new places you must check out this December!

Whether you are already in Sierra Leone or heading that way for Christmas we wanted to highlight three interesting new spots you should check out. As it turns out these are all owned/run by female Sierra Leonean entrepreneurs which wasn't planned but turned out quite well. Go support! 111 RESTAURANT - “Your Inna’s African Cuisine” [...]
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Picket Hill- not a hill

All you need to know to conquer the Western Area’s most challenging hike Picket Hill is not a hill, but the highest mountain in the Western Area Peninsula, the region where Freetown and many of Salone’s finest beaches are located. It is ideal for those who fancy a test of humanity and can keep on […]

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Make the time to visit this Freetown’s beautiful waterfall

When you feel life gets hard, you probably need the thrilling sensation of the Mambo Waterfalls as it washes over you. For in that moment, nothing else matters. On a cold and wet Sunday morning we met at Hamilton Junction at 7:00am to walk the highway leading to Mambo before heading off-road for the hike […]

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Obituary: Alusine Kamara, VSL Tour Guide

We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of our Tour Guide Alusine Kamara. This sad event took place today, 1st September 2021 in his home town of Kangbor Village, Samu Chiefdom, Kambia district. Alusine had been with VSL since 2011 and was a very knowledgeable and exemplary tour guide. His passion for tourism […]

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Black Johnson – Blight or Blessing

Sierra Leone’s chattering classes are up in arms. The focus of their online fury? Government plans to locate a fishing harbour at Black Johnson Beach. No matter that few of us could find it on a map and fewer still have been there, the issue has united disparate voices like little before it. Located in […]

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