Nothing captures both the sparkling elegance, style and credulous wonderment of Nollywood celebrities than travelling and uncovering the fascinating hidden gems of beautiful cities all over the world. We tweeted some Nigerian celebrities for their ideal vacation spots in 2014 and we got response from celebrities like Joseph Benjamin, Rita Dominic, Derenle Edun, Uti Nwachukwu, Susan Peters, Dolapo Oni, Omoni Oboli and other superstars. These celebrities relish travel experiences as they replace movie locations with private veranda, luxury rooms, superlative dinning, exotic beaches, exclusive nightlife and the choice of doing as much or as little as they choose.
If you are the type that devour celebrity magazines and blogs just to know where your favourite stars spend their vacations, you are missing a lot. Here is 10 amazing vacation spots that will maximize your fun and offer a greater chance of running into your favourite Nollywood celebrity this year:
Seychelles, a beautiful destination in Africa, endowed with magnificent beaches and clear water. Not many Nigerians have been lucky to discover this unspoiled destination. Mahé is the largest Island of the country and is home to the International Airport and Victoria, the nation’s finest capital. This glamorous Island has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and is famous for its unique Creole cuisine, the country’s tradition which is based mainly of fishes and seafoods. The Island is known for its serene surroundings, wonderful water sports and luxurious hotels and villas. You will be shocked when you find out that you are rubbing elbows with A-list celebrities like the award-winning Nollywood actor, Joseph Benjamin who plans to visit Seychelles sometime this year.
Tuscany has been a celebrity magnet for decades. Tuscany, located in Italy and capital of Florence, is a place to discover great architectural masterpieces and extraordinary art paintings that are worth dying for. Immerse yourself in Tuscany’s culture and enjoy the wonderful cuisine and Tuscany wines. It is no wonder that gorgeous TV presenter and ‘Moment with Mo’ co-host, Dolapo Oni will like to visit Tuscany for a little relaxation, adventure and …. Chianti or Brunello di Montalcino – Tuscany wines.
Rome, capital of Italy, seems to attract A-list celebrities, whether its vacationing, shopping or a romantic holiday, you will surely find your most-loved star somewhere in the city. Much of the attraction of Rome is the city’s wide range of sights, from monuments to museums, artworks to antiquities, you will surely enjoy your vacation. Visit the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Spanish Steps and Piazza Novano; here you have a great chance to see the Nollywood award-winning actress, Susan Peters discovering the beauty of Rome.
4. Fiji Island
Fiji Island is best known for its white sand beaches, luxurious hotels and pristine surroundings. Fiji Island is located in South Pacific, it may seem a world away, but it’s a mere 3 hours flight from New Zealand. The Island offers exquisite resorts, gentle sea breezes and paradise-like waters. A glimpse at this Island is all it takes to see why Nollywood award-winning actress, Rita Dominic has chosen to visit this destination this year to unwind. If you want to see yourself relaxing alongside Rita Dominic and other celebrities on a beach in Fiji; Well, don’t just daydream, make it real.
2014 is a big year for Brazil and definitely for Nollywood stars like the beautiful Nigerian actress, Omoni Oboli. As the World Cup set to kick off in June, the Nollywood actress is planning to visit the country sometime this year. Brazil, one of the largest countries in the world has great and beautiful attractions that make the destination worth visiting. Discover a country that is rich in romance, incredible cuisine, classical architecture and art in this beautiful country. You get to see multiple destinations with no hassle and enjoy the beautiful beaches. Visit Brazil to enjoy the World Cup games and explore places like Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Copacabana Beach, Sugar Loaf Mountain, Praia do Forte, Corcovado and many other attractions; We won’t be surprised if you hook up with your favourite celebrity during your vacation. So what are you waiting for?
6. St. Tropez
St. Tropez is one of the most famous resort in Europe. The city permeates luxury and style and it has been the most fashionable cities in France. The city attracts famous people including Nollywood actor and Jara Tv Show Presenter, Uti Nwachukwu who plans to visit the city sometime this year. The city is known for its beautiful scenery and its harbour offers pastel coloured traditional fishing boats, a baroque church, high-priced restaurants, a host of luxury yachts and luxury boutiques. Every moment in this city reveals a different world.
Do you fantasize about experiencing Africa’s wild nature or maybe enjoying cocktail drinks on a white sandy beach with your favourite Nollywood star? In Kenya, there are so many options to choose from, a safari ride, gallop beside zebra and buffalos, enjoy life at the most beautiful resorts in Africa and see the fascinating attractions the country has. You won’t be alone throughout your adventure, as you will get to see beautiful people from different part of the world including our favourite Nollywood star, Joseph Benjamin who has Kenya in his bucket list for 2014. So stop fantasizing and start packing!
Japan? Yes Japan! The country is full of ancient customs and traditions but its modern edge exists in perfect proportion with its aged charm. You will find cutting-edge technology, latest fashion trends and contemporary arts that make the destination worth visiting. The country has nearly 7,000 Islands with scenic beaches and attractions especially in Tokyo, capital of Japan. You will enjoy beautiful culture and meet the Japanese who are immensely friendly and hospitable. The Nigerian TV presenter, Dolapo Oni has picked this country as a destination to visit and maybe unwind in 2014.
Grab your sheepboots and pack your beach wears, we are going to Australia. We are convinced that Derenle has sheepboots.; don’t worry, if you don’t have any, you can always get a pair in Australia. Australia is a unique country with beautiful natural surroundings and a world-class destination for food, wine, culture and music. No wonder, the Nigerian eccentric host, Derenle Edun wants to visit this country. The country offers heaps of cultural goodness and pride itself in its unique vibe and experience. Enjoy some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, Enjoy nature at its best at the World Heritage site, Blue Mountains where you can enjoy a beautiful bushwalk. Go to the beach and dive, snorkel or windsurf, if you don’t know how, you can learn at the diving school. Enjoy Australian cuisine and go wine-tasting at the wineries.
One name comes to mind when you think about visiting Jamaica – Bob Marley. Although, Jamaica is famous for its reggae music and its rich nightlife, it is also known for its scenic beaches and landscapes, liquour and beer, tasty seafoods, blue mountain coffee and the Rasta culture. Jamaica is a hotspot travel destination, open to everyone including celebrities. You might just be able to catch sight of your favourite Nollywood star enjoy the magic of the sprawling country. Guess who is going to Jamaica?
The most interesting thing about your adventure to spot your favourite celebrity during your vacation is that you get to experience the most breathtaking places in the world.
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