One For The Road
Travellers to and from Africa have more spending power than ever. Here’s our hotlist of new travel experiences worth trying out.
Words Emma Forrest
According to McKinsey, Africa’s consumer spending will rise from around $860 billion in 2008 to $1.4 trillion in 2020. Meanwhile, by 2030 the global middle class will have doubled in size, from 2bn in 2012 to 4.9 billion. With more spending comes more discernment, certainly when it comes to travel. When you have the means to see the world ...
Wings checks out some products, gadgets, places and experiences to make your travels more fun, for a range of budgets
The Language Of Colour
Becoming more aware of and receptive to the colour that surrounds us benefits our happiness, well being and lots more besides
A flying car, to a musical map of the Big Apple – 10 gadgets, apps and travel tidbits you need to become a thoroughly modern adventurer
Seat 1A – Gallivanter
When Until 5 January
There isn’t a single Londoner who doesn’t have a tiny soft spot for Winter Wonderland, secretly or otherwise. People come in droves to enjoy the best of the season at this sprawling celebration of all things wintry in Hyde Park. There are tons of things to do here and it caters for all, from young children enjoying the rides and circus shows to groups of colleagues coming after work to enjoy the mulled wine and seasonal dishes at the ...
Why an unusual tour or travel experience might just be the perfect gift for the person who already has everything.
The High Life
Money doesn’t buy style, but some investments are worth a splurge. Wings presents a curated list of gadgets, luxury fashion and lifestyle items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences for discerning travellers.
Words Owen Bailey
Seclusion And Serenity
Charter a luxury yacht
To some, solitude is the ultimate luxury, and we’re struggling to imagine anywhere more private or luxurious than a voyage aboard the Lady Britt, a recently launched 63m super yacht available to charter through the ...
Labadi beach life, bungee jumping, and exploring a sacred forest in Nigeria's Osun State — 8 Steps to an unforgettable Summer break
Words NANA OCRAN
1 Lush Luggage
How to: Become a Flashpacker
Forget about those pesky airport gate queues, discombobulating security frisks and mad dash for the bathroom before takeoff - you’ll always arrive (or depart) in style with this look-at-me Brics Life four-wheel suitcase. There are a range of colours, but the bright yellow taxi option will ...
From riverside living in The Gambia to a ship-shaped
hotel in London, Wings explores creative accommodation at Arik Air destinations
Words Emma Woodhouse
1 HOME FROM HOME
Rent rooms and homes for short let
WHERE Destinations including Lagos, Dakar, Johannesburg, New York, London, and Accra
How to raise enough money to visit London for the Olympics? Let someone else pay your rent and use the spare cash to travel. With over 5 million users, Air bnb, has been a runaway success. Hosts ...