Reminiscing Travels: A Conversation between Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún and Adédàpò Treasure

Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún is a Nigerian linguist and travel writer born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria. His writings and language advocacy have earned him a variety of recognitions including the 2009 Fulbright Scholarship, which initiated the experience that formed the backdrop of his new book, Edwardsville by Heart (2018); the 2016 Premio Ostana Prize, becoming the first African to be so-honoured, and recently, the 2018 Miles Morland Scholarship. Apart from,…

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Wandering Around Atatürk by Niran Okewole

Dawn in Istanbul. The skyline, save for a few domes and minarets, could have been that of any old European city.  Going through Immigration, I felt a bit overdressed but was grateful for the warmth of the jacket. During my last trip abroad, I wore a scruffy top and faded pair of jeans. I felt my identity was constantly being questioned. This time I chose to wear a smart grey…

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