The Language Of Colour
Becoming more aware of and receptive to the colour that surrounds us benefits our happiness, wellbeing and lots more besides
Words Caroline Shola Arewa
Colour plays an important role in our lives. Imagine life without the rays of the sun or the blue sky; a garden with grey and dreary flowers. Fruit and other foods would be unappetising without colour. If your clothes were dull and lacking in vibrancy, life would get fairly dull also. Colour brightens your life on the road, making it ...
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
Words Tom Yarwood
Whatever you do, don’t head off across the Sahara or Serengeti this season without Louis Vuitton’s latest must-have travel accessory – a suitcase that unfolds to become a shower. Hidden beneath its discreet, monogrammed exterior are solar panels to heat your water, some reliable Victorian plumbing and a rainforest ...
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.
Words Emma Forrest
If you’re looking for a gift idea for someone who already has everything, then why not consider offering them an unusual travel experience? A specialist tour is surely more life-enhancing than a designer handbag or a new smartphone.
These days, holidaymakers don’t just want to spend their precious time off languishing on a beach. “Today, there’s a ...
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 ...
Tweet & Sour
Top tips and witty quips from some of the best tweeters in Arik Air’s route network
New twitter account for the media blog that’s not about famine, Bono, or Barack Obama.
• File under rhetoricals: Why is Hugo Chavez described as a “dictator” and a “strongman” in Western media? Wasn’t he democratically elected?
• Pippa Middleton was named in Time’s 100 most influential people in April. She ...
Wings takes a look at the gadgets and tech that’ll be making our lives more fun and less hassle during 2013 – in our homes and on our travels
WORDS Owen Bailey
Nintendo Wii U $299 / $349
Kiss goodbye to: All your free time
Nintendo’s Wii console has always been a party starter. Its emphasis on communal gameplay and fitness was coupled with revolutionary and fun motion controllers, resulting in gamers excitedly swiping, batting, punching and exercising away in a virtual reverie. ...