Tami Makinde is a writer, editor, and content strategist based in Lagos, Nigeria. When she’s not leading one of Africa’s most illustrious newsrooms at the NATIVE Mag, she’s got her head buried in a feel-good book and her feet firmly planted in the sand. Follow her for music takes @tamimakinde on Twitter.

What does a journey mean to you?

A journey means reinvention.

Which country or location inspires you the most?

I swear by Dharamshala in India with its peaceful hilltops and rocky mountains.

Where would you go back to, and why?

I’d go back to LA and get lost in the city.

Top insider tip for Lagos?

Never trust anyone, even yourself.

What journey would you most like to go on?

I would like to see more of Asia. Tokyo is on my bucket list.

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