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100% NY-LOS

In fashion speak, NY-LOS (New York—Lagos) is the new NY-LON (New York—London). There’s a Nigerian brand of boldness and entrepreneurial zest taking one of the world’s fashion capitals by storm. Wings meets three designers bringing West Africa to the USA’s East Coast. Words Amber Croyle

Future Foundations

With West African economies growing in tandem with demand for new urban buildings, how are architects designing for the future? Words Nana Ocran

Cape Coast

Big Shot A snapshot from an Arik destination and the story behind it. CAPE COAST BY KOFI ALLEN This is a photograph of a fishing village located in Cape Coast, Ghana. It was back in 2004 and I was positioned along the roadside, looking over the village waiting to be served fried plantain and roast yam. The sounds and smells were a mixture of cool sea air, fried food, reggae, hi-life music, lots of laughter, and people discussing all kinds of topics in their language. I took the shot in ...
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Lay of the Land

Alliance For Agriculture, a new collective of International agribusiness specialists, is the first of its kind. It aims to turn West Africa’s fields of dreams into viable projects. Wings asks Victor Politis — Founder of PRI, a project development and financial advisory firm, “Why an Alliance and who stands to benefit?” Words Victor Politis

Boutique Travel

Designer delicacies from Lagos to London — savvy shopping at some of the best boutiques at Arik destinations. Words Enyinne Owunwanne

Plantain Sailing

London’s penchant for an English breakfast is being replaced by brunch, with lashings of delicious influences from abroad. Here are five must-visit spots to while away a Sunday, lovingly reviewed. Words Hannah Thompson

The Brunch Brigade

London’s penchant for an English breakfast is being replaced by brunch, with lashings of delicious influences from abroad. Here are five must-visit spots to while away a Sunday, lovingly reviewed. Words Hannah Thompson

What‘s on & when at Arik Air destinations

Notting Hill Carnival When August 25-26 Where London It’s not the biggest party in London. It’s not even the biggest party in the UK. Nay, it’s the biggest party in Europe, and it happens every summer on the usually sedate streets of Notting Hill. The August Bank Holiday is when all Londoners, and plenty of tourists, let their hair down, come rain or shine. And shine the carnival does, with two days of jaw-dropping parades featuring around 50,000 performers that prepare year-round ...

Digital Detox

Do you ever feel like you’re not really on holiday when your smartphone is within reach? You are not alone. Wings checks out the trend for low-tech breaks: the ultimate in luxury holidays. Words Emma Forrest

Staying In Style

Africa is rapidly emerging as the next frontier in high-end hospitality. Here, industry insiders reveal to Wings what’s powering the success, and describe a new era for African tourism Words Belinda Otas
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