Archive for Category: "africa"
It’s the game nobody wanted to win. PCT Bingo. Peace Corps Trainee Bingo. Squares included “chased by an animal,” “poo in pants,” “poo in a bucket,” “vom and poo.” Basically, lots of GI-related things. It’s only natural for a group of wannabe Peace Corps volunteers to create a game out of the assorted hazards that might befall them while living in rural Ethiopia
Before I left for Morocco, one of the common pieces of advice I got was, “be careful.” Clearly, going to Morocco is not like going to London or Copenhagen especially in terms of living there as a young American woman
Ethiopia is a fascinating country to visit. While travel here may not always be convenient, it holds a variety of tourist sites that can accommodate anyone’s interests. However, one of the largest grievances foreigners traveling and living in Ethiopia have is the harassment
There are few experiences in my life that I treasure as much as my journey to South Africa. A trip like that was only something I’d dreamed about but the reality ended up being more extraordinary than I could have ever imagined. It’s easy to forget what a large, magnificently beautiful world we live in
Moroccans tend to invite everyone to join in their families’ and friends’ nuptial bliss. Hospitality is a lovely and inclusive aspect of Moroccan culture, so even if you are visiting for only a week or a month, it is always possible that you will end up at your new best friend’s cousin’s sister’s neighbor’s wedding