Food, Art, Beauty and Business

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When I travel I love to discover new thing like restaurants, music, museums, spas etc... So while I was in Gambia my first trip I discovered one of my favorite places in the world to eat The Butchers Shop.  The fine culinary dining experience at this restaurant is excellent. On Ep 4-9 of Destination Spotlight Gambia I had the pleasure of interviewing the owner of this gambian treasure Driss Bensouda while in Gambia. We talk about why he chose Gambia and what his future plans are for his very popular restaurant. 

Interview at the Butchers Shop 


The Butchers Shop


Driss Bensouda 

















Also on this episode I sat down at Wax Media Studios with the media mogul Sista Njie creator of the only music awards in the Gambia WMA. WMA is the Grammys for the Gambia so it is the must have awards in the music industry. Sister Njie is also the CEO of Brand Plus a multimedia company that offers branding, consulting and media production. Listen to my full interview on Ep 4-9 with Sista Njie via my podcast links on my website. 

Sista Njie creator of WMA Awards











This episode I got very person with featuring my first love the beauty industry. My first guest is internationally known in the beauty industry with more than 50 years experience working with some of the beauty powerhouses like Vidal Sassoon London, Loreal and also the Artistic Director for Elizabeth Arden New York and he is the owner of The Salon in Gambia. He is also the owner of the African Living Art Gallery with amazing art for artist all over africa. He has been featured in many prestigious publications for his art collection. To hear our entire interview pleach choose the subscribe to my blog link on my website.  




Suelle Nachif Owner of The Salon, 


Artwork for the African Living Art Gallery

The other beauty professional featured on this episode is the talented Aminata Jawara owner of Mina's Hair and Makeup
I went to her salon not only to interview her but to get one of the best make up applications I have ever had! Aminata is not only an entrepreneur she is pursuing higher education as a student at the University of Gambia studying Biology. To hear the entire interview on episode 4-9 click the subscribe to my podcast option on my website. 





A happy client of Mina's 
























My makeup application

Happy Mina's Client

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