In Senegal with Globe-croqueuse’s Anna

In Senegal with Globe-croqueuse’s Anna

Senegal /

Today we have Anna with us, a paris based blogger who shares her travels on her blog Globe-croqueuse. She’ll be giving us the lowdown of her last trip to Senegal.     How would you describe your trip to Senegal? It was an amazing getaway! I can’t really say I saw Senegal because I only […]

Hello from Dakar with Sarah Diouf

Hello from Dakar with Sarah Diouf

Senegal /

Sarah Diouf is the founder of a Senegalese media company called Ifren — housing 2 publications : (1) Ghubar, a digital magazine crossing African & Arabic influences through fashion, arts & culture, and (2) NOIR, a digital + print lifestyle magazine for black women — and an affordable Ready-To-Wear brand called Tongoro. She stand for african […]

Want to speak wolof?

Want to speak wolof?

Senegal /

As I mentioned it earlier, my fluency in Wolof is limited BUT today I will give you basics that will help you get around Dakar easily. Wolof originated as the language of the Lebu people, an ethnic group of Senegal. It is the most spoken language in Senegal.   Spoken natively by the Wolof people, […]

Dakar’s Creative Scene

Dakar’s Creative Scene

Senegal /

Dakar hosted its 12th edition of the Dak’Art, African contemporary art biennale. From May 3rd to June 2nd, Dakar welcomed Africa’s most creative pieces. From Morocco, Nigeria to South Africa, within a month we discovered and reconnected with the beauty of Art in Africa. The opening ceremony was held at the Hotel de Ville (or City Hall), with various art […]

5 MUST-TRY restaurants in Dakar

5 MUST-TRY restaurants in Dakar

All Lifestyle / Gastronomy / Lifestyle / Senegal / West Africa /

Planning a vacation as we enter these warm summer months? Look no further: Dakar has always been a top tourist destination. If you’ve pencilled in a few days/weeks for yourself here, these five dining spots are un-missable.   Chez Loutcha  A senegalese canteen (among other things) in the heart of Dakar! Located in the center […]

Buddhattitude Spa, Dakar

Buddhattitude Spa, Dakar

Senegal /

I loved Dakar but the traffic jams…my goodness, let’s not even talk about them. After spending 5/6 days in the Senegalese capital, I needed a little change in pace, a break from the hotel/taxi/exhibition/taxi/bottling/Exhibition/hotel routine. Before opting for a weekend in Saint-Louis, I treated myself to a relaxing afternoon. Without giving it much thought, I […]

Simone Café Dakar

Simone Café Dakar

Senegal /

You know how much I like discovering Dakar, its new spots and how much I love eating. I am taking you to Simone’s Café today. If you are feeling nostalgic about Starbucks coffee or the tea rooms of London you will be happy to find this Brazilian restaurant with amazing service and a mind blowing environment. […]

Girls night out Dakar

Girls night out Dakar

Senegal /

In the society we live in we are more preoccupied with work and hardly find time to relax and enjoy time with friends. It is good to break that habit at least once a month. Today I’m meeting my girlfriends, friends from high-school, former colleagues and big sisters. It’s Wednesday and tomorrow is a holiday, a bit early to […]

5 reasons you will enjoy discovering Dakar with me

5 reasons you will enjoy discovering Dakar with me

Senegal /

I was born in Dakar, lived here, went abroad but every time I managed to come back to the Teranga. The love I have for Dakar is surreal. As an ambassador it is only legitimate that I do my best and show you Dakar at it’s bestest. Here are 5 reasons why you will enjoy Dakar with […]