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Yung Sal, Ma dengn
On the 16th and 17th of December 2017, Ma Dengn held its sixth edition. It was a weekend full of the best Sierra Leonean music, food, traditions, fashion, art and crafts. Here are some highlights of the festival.
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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...
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KanKanKan
Eating out in Sierra Leone can be expensive, especially in Freetown. Burgers and fries can easily reach 10$, and a pizza will cost even more. If you are more adventurous and dare to risk a dodgy stomach, some spicy soups and are okay with eating in plastic chairs, read on to find some of the...
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2 Guys Restaurant and Bar
On Friday’s Freetown buzzes with activities and people who want to blow off steam from their workweek. The crowd moves from one place to the other, so showing up at the wrong time might mean that you missed that eclectic crowd of partying Freetonians.
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Eat. Relax. Party
Friday night is club night in Freetown. That means that Freetonians dress up and party until the sun rises and di corpoh don. Clubs vary from very fancy and expensive to sweaty and low-key, but one thing is certain; fun is always guaranteed. This top 5 list has selected clubs where Freetonians can be found...
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Using your phone in 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...
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Poda Poda
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...
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Getting your leones - a guide
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...
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Done by Pangea
Pangea was the supercontinent incorporating almost all of Earth’s landmasses 200 million years ago. Today it is an intimate showroom and factory along Wilkinson Road where Mahmoud and Margaret Kadi design, create and sell hand-crafted woodwork, clothing and fashion accessories, and artwork. Set up only in August 2015, they have already made quite an impact;...
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