Archive for Category: "safety"
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
Your wanderlust is bigger than life. You find yourself daydreaming about the Inca trail, the Amazon forest, the European monuments and the tropical beaches of Southeast Asia… but you’re scared to make the first step on your own… I totally get it.