For fashion entrepreneur and designer, Sarah Diouf, the road to helming a Beyoncé-approved brand has been far-flung.

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Seku Bi

Hotel
33 Rue Berenger Feraud, Dakar, Senegal
Seku Bi

"A very charming little boutique hotel in downtown Dakar, I love going there for lunch every Saturday. They have the best octopus in the city. It’s just very quiet, calming. A lot of vibes there."

Sarah DIOUF

La Pointe des Almadies

Restaurant
Phare Pointe des Almadies, Dakar 32339, Senegal
La Pointe des Almadies

"It’s a little spot in Almadies where you can find the most western point in Africa. It’s a place where you can eat the best seafood in Dakar, it’s fresh from the sea. There’s a nice vibe, different little spots and it’s a way to support local business at the same time"

Sarah DIOUF

Plage des Mamelles

Beach
Dakar, Senegal
Plage des Mamelles

"Mamelles beach is a really cool, fun and hip spot where all the youngsters of Dakar go and spend their Saturday and Sunday afternoons when the weather is nice. There are two bars by the beach that are very cool, and I love going there to enjoy a sunset drink."

Sarah DIOUF

Le Lagon 1

Restaurant
MH9C+3H9, Dakar, Senegal
Le Lagon 1

"Le Lagon is a restaurant I love that is located in downtown Dakar. I love their terrace situation because you’re having lunch or dinner over the sea and it’s such a great feeling. All the food there is amazing. It’s a little bit more of a chic place but it’s very chill on the weekends as well."

Sarah DIOUF

The African Renaissance Monument

Monument
PGC4+V2M, Dakar, Senegal
The African Renaissance Monument

"It’s Africa's highest monument. It’s a special place to take pictures, it’s very touristy but it’s a must-go place if you’re visiting Dakar. The statue is very impressive and if you get to climb all the stairs you get to read a message that was left to the African youth from our last presidents which is very, very inspiring."

Sarah DIOUF

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