Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Benin

On my latest west Africa trip, we visited Togo and Benin while also veering across the border (yet unvisiting) Ghana. In Benin, we visited 4 main cities – ee toured Cotonou in some detail as well as backpacking the UNESCO world heritage site at Abomey, the slave history at Ouidah and the capital city of Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Benin[…]

Backpacking in Benin: Visiting the Capital City, Porto Novo "Baby"

Backpacking in Benin: Visiting the Capital City, Porto Novo “Baby”

“Fly me down to capital city in the sun”- Noel Gallagher. It came as more of a shock to my travel friend Malina than me that the muddy, agricultural hub known collectively as Porto Novo is the capital of Benin. I guess I kind of expected it. Having witnessed some unusual capital cities on my Read more about Backpacking in Benin: Visiting the Capital City, Porto Novo “Baby”[…]

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