About four years ago, when I was preparing my packing list for South Sudan, I had no clue what I needed to bring along. I knew no one who could provide me with feedback and there was also no (easy) way of acquiring information. So, I decided to pack what I thought was needed for, […]
Zanzibar has been my dream destination for a very long time and I spent four days in Zanzibar with a good friend back in 2019. When I decided to move to Africa and work with UNMISS in South Sudan, I knew that Zanzibar will be the first place I will visit. And the best thing […]
South Sudan is marking ten years of independence. Though it’s been around officially for only a decade, similarly to my home country Kosovo, South Sudan has a long history. However, you can read this in history books so I am not going to get you bored with it (also because generally, I don’t do history-related […]
The not so Magical Kenya(ns): My experience traveling through the country
I had wanted for a long time to visit Kenya, in particular, to visit the Maasai tribe and the Maasai Mara to see the Big 5 (elephant, African buffalo, lion, leopard, and the rhino) and to experience Magical Kenya, as the official slogan of tourism says. Though visiting Kenya end of 2020 wasn’t initially my […]
Diverse Africa through the eyes of those who know and love it!
Have you ever come across people who want “to move to Africa” or “visit Africa” or those who say that “why to go to Africa, it’s just a poor country(?) with starving people, wars, and chaos” but rarely or never realizing that Africa is not a country but it is a culturally and ethnically rich […]