Preparing your phone for Sierra Leone

Preparing your phone for Sierra Leone

Most foreign sim cards are useless in Sierra Leone. In order to stay in touch it is recommended to get a local sim card. Handy for reaching the home front, but also to facilitate your stay in Sierra Leone. A lot of social and business interaction goes by phone and it is customary to confirm [...]
Getting around Freetown, Sierra Leone: Taxi, Okada, Keke, Poda Poda or Private Vehicle

Getting around Freetown, Sierra Leone: Taxi, Okada, Keke, Poda Poda or Private Vehicle

Getting around Freetown can be challenging and frustrating. Endless traffic jams at Lumley roundabout, trucks crashing in the narrow streets downtown, taxi drivers overcharging you because you’re a foreigner, police officers hungry for bribes at checkpoints; sometimes it pays to hire an SUV plus driver and leave the wahala behind. Still, taking local transport can [...]
Foreign Exchange: Getting your Leones in Freetown

Foreign Exchange: Getting your Leones in Freetown

It can be a bit complicated to get your Leones and payment options are limited. Not many enterprises accept credit card payments and debit cards are almost useless. The best way to go around is to have Leones in cash that you either get through exchanging on the black market or withdraw from ATM’s. Black [...]
The Next NBA Star Could Be From Sierra Leone

The Next NBA Star Could Be From Sierra Leone

The Archibald Red Flames were losing by 22 points with only a quarter of the game to play. The basketball court at the National Stadium was packed and hissing with noise from the crowd and the sound of pounding rubber soles and colliding bodies on the concrete. Due to foul trouble, most of the first [...]
Sea Coach Express launch new boat

Sea Coach Express launch new boat

Less than two years after we featured the new 72 seater Sea Coach Express boat, the company have pushed the boundaries yet again with the launching of their new "Spirit of Freetown" boat. The new Sea Coach express boat has a capacity of about 90 passengers with comfortable airplane like seats, air conditioning controls. This [...]
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