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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Guidelines for African Diaspora accession of passports/citizenship from the Government of Sierra Leone

The Sierra Leone Government has created a path to Sierra Leonean citizenship for African Americans who have traced their DNA Heritage to Sierra Leone. What follows is the guideline as shared by the Monuments and Relics Sierra Leone. As a certified Tour Operator in Sierra Leone, we can assist with the process in addition to […]

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VSL Sunset Boat Cruise Party: A Review

“We woke up very late because we ushered the new year awake and eventful. We rushed through breakfast and left, we were thirty minutes early for 1pm hence we had time to rest and interact with other beautifully dressed “tourists” before the cruise finally started. As soon as we got there Jonathan stole the show, […]

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Koba Wata to Pickett Hill to Big Wata by Philip Johnson

Keen to see as much of Sierra Leone during my short time here, I hurriedly accepted an invitation to walk up Picket Hill on Sunday 23rd September. Always one for thorough due diligence, a few search results later I quickly realised that this was far from the casual Sunday stroll I had imagined. At 09:20 […]

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4 Amazing Places to have a staycation around the Freetown Peninsula

A staycation could mean different things for different people but everyone could agree that it means, having a vacation somewhere very close to home. In the wake of Covid-19, many far from home vacation plans have been distorted. Hence, there’s no greater period than this for us to explore what’s nearest to us.

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Here’s an idea for Valentine’s Day in Freetown

Couples looking to spice it up this valentine and singles wishing to self-love are presented with an opportunity to be a part of this year’s sunset cruise.

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Visiting Sierra Leone – Through the eyes of 11 year old Sinkarie Sesay

You’re on a trip to Sierra Leone to see what Freetown has in store for you. You will embark on a journey through Sierra Leone’s long beaches, resorts, and animal sanctuaries. Your trip to Sierra Leone has just begun.

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A Travellers’ Perspective- “If you’re willing to be openminded, then going to Sierra Leone is an amazing experience”

Looking for a new travel destination? Tired of the ‘this-country-is-the-best-in-the-world’ sponsored travel pieces you find online? We get it. Tourism comes with its own marketing efforts that can sometimes give a false idea of reality. Imagine this: just as you are sinking into a hammock whilst the ocean breeze tickles your hair like a tropical […]

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A Word of Thanks – VSL’s Bimbola Carrol Receives Award

We are proud to announce that Bimbola Carrol, founder and manager of Visit Sierra Leone, received the Eminence Africa For Excellence award in the category of Entrepreneurship – Tourism. Receiving this award is a great honour, of course, as it shows appreciation of the efforts Bimbola has made to advance his company, as well as […]

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