What to Wear in Nigeria

Top style tips for Nigeria In Nigeria casual wear is fine – tempered with the advice that in Muslim areas (including the coast) shorts and t-shirts can be frowned upon. During the day it is hot so pack lightweight layers in natural fabrics, such as linen, cotton and bamboo that will keep you cool and are easier to wash and dry. Keep to light, neutral colours but not white (as it will get dirty and dusty very quickly). Avoid blue or black clothing – the tsetse flies are drawn to these colours, and their bite can give you African Sleeping Sickness. And it is also worth being aware that it’s illegal to have army/combat type clothing or print. Don’t forget a safari hat or cap to protect you from the sun. Wear plenty of sunscreen (we love the Riemann P20 range for 10 hour protection) and sunglasses too. Also, remember your insect/mosquito repellent. It would be a good idea to pack a lightweight and versatile travel jacket. We like the SCOTTeVEST range because they have been specifically designed with travel in mind, offer plenty of storage pockets and have awesome additional features like RFID security and Personal Area Network connectivity. Shoes to … Continue reading What to Wear in Nigeria