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 […]
Celebrating Ethiopian New Year 2012 – in 2019!
On September 12, 2019 I was celebrating Ethiopian New Year 2012! Yes, you read it correctly! 2012! I have actually forgotten where did I celebrate 2012 but, for sure, I’ll remember the Ethiopian New Year 2012. How did I end up in a celebration of Ethiopian New Year 2012 – in 2019? The Ethiopian Battalion […]
Visit Djibouti – one the least visited countries in the world
I have to confess that Djibouti was not in my list of travels planned (and I’m not talking for this year but not at all on my radar). I was planning my trip to Ethiopia and for some unknown reason to me at the moment I thought since I’m going to Danakil Depression, I might […]