About

Taking its meaning from the Yoruba word for ‘walk’ and ‘journey’; – the ìrìn journal is a biannual print magazine that explores African culture through travel, people and communities. With curiosity at our core, we offer a fresh perspective of popular and overlooked locations around Africa.

By focusing on “place”, we shine an authentic light on the diverse stories that come together to make up the unique identity of a city. Stories spanning from food to fashion, history, art, design and even film….

The concept is simple: to inform and educate our readers, by documenting these diverse cultures and therefore inspiring them to explore….