Taste Of Paradise
For some, Sierra Leone’s reputation as a tourist destination is still shadowed by the distant spectre of the civil war – even after, over a decade of democracy. Yet it is one of the most fascinating, naturally bountiful and safest countries in West Africa, with breathtaking beaches, rich natural resources and a vibrant culture. Travel writer Stephanie Ross takes us on a trip round the country to discover the laid-back pleasures of Freetown, animal sanctuaries, an exciting new fashion venture and hospitality, Sierra Leone-style…
Life-changing gadgets, apps, tech and services to revolutionise everyday
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Talk From The Top
Three African fashion entrepreneurs detail their rise to prominence, talk about their latest projects and reveal the tricks of their trade.
New York’s New Horizons
NYC is experiencing an architectural renaissance as stunning buildings by star architects such as Zaha Hadid and Bjarke Ingels are taking shape across the city, creating new icons for the world’s most iconic skyline.
International concierge expert, Timothy Coles-Liddle, CEO of private concierge club NINE, shares his intelligence of London’s hottest new VIP venues and swish soon-to-open members’ clubs.
Festive Foodie Files
The capital at Christmas is alive with celebration – here’s Wings’ guide to London’s best spots to indulge, and escape the hectic crowds of shoppers and merrymakers.
Research shows that people who connect to the natural environment are happier and healthier. Here’s how you can get your nature fix — even in the city.
Choose Your Own Adventure
Lagos-based travel company TripZapp is establishing itself as a first
port-of-call for Nigerian travellers, providing a range of curated monthly trips to explore the best that the country - and beyond- has to offer, and tapping into a growing demand for domestic exploration. Wings packs its sunglasses and hits the trails with company founder, Rosemary Okoli.
The world of African cinema has seen glowing – and growing – celebration across the globe, whether on the big screen, in books, at festivals or online…
When Until 1 January
The Calabar Festival is our favourite way to close out the year. You’re spoilt for choice during this month-long festival, which packs out the calendar with theatre performances, food and fashion fairs, and stellar music performances. Everyone from Nelly and NeYo to Alpha Blondy and Akon have performed here, and every year there’s a diverse lineup.
The main stars, though, are the five carnival bands that headline the Calabar Carnival, ...