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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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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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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Bunce Island gets an overdue and much needed upgrade [with photos]

Bunce Island is one of the most significant heritage sites in Sierra Leone and a unique cultural monument to Africa’s intersection with the United States and the wider Atlantic World. Located about 17 miles upriver in the Sierra Leone River the island was a center of British slave trade in West Africa from about 1670 […]

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Memories of a Hard Rock – Lakka Beach

At the end of a yellow sandy beach dotted with coconut trees and framed by forested green hills is a small island surrounded by rocks, aptly named Hard Rock, in Sierra Leone on the coast of West Africa.

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The Budapest-Bamako Rally is coming to Freetown, Sierra Leone

The world’s largest amateur rally – the Budapest-Bamako! Is giving teams more than they bargained for as they will get the opportunity to drive beauties and beasts on roads darkened by the legendary Lion Mountains of Sierra Leone where this year’s rally will be finishing.

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Excursion to what was once “The island of no return”

Coming face to face with the enchanting relics of the mastery architectural display that once defined the merciless economical “glory” of the Bunce Island, you’ll know thereon, that this is a place that warrants the visitation of everyone, at least once in our lifetime

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Bonthe – tranquil, forgotten, and wildly tropical

Bonthe is like a sun-bleached photo taken of an exotic island town, where you can see things once were bright and new, but now all that’s left is a vague image of what used to be. And there’s a melancholic beauty to that. Walking along the once booming boulevard you pass by dozens of abandoned […]

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Sherbro Island – an unspoilt tropical beauty

In a way, Sherbro Island has had the same treatment as the rest of Sierra Leone. Its overlooked; many people are not aware of its existence, let alone its tourist potential. Visitors have been few, but those who do visit return home with diamonds in their eyes. Mesmerised by the exotic sights, the beauty of […]

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Banana Islands – a dreamy getaway

The Banana Islands are the number one tourist attraction in Sierra Leone, praised for its many activities and beauty. Apart from the tropical allure, the three little islands are loaded with a painful history, framed by swaying palm trees, villagers enjoying their palmwine, and the sound of eternal waves. From Kent, about 1 hour from […]

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