Juba, the capital of South Sudan, is not a place people think of or are advised to visit. When I decided to move to South Sudan (in Yambio), my family and friends were worried about my safety and security, and for sure it doesn’t help at all knowing that the country is among the most […]
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 […]
I’ve entered my tenth month of being a UN Volunteer with UNMISS and now, almost confidently, I can answer almost all Frequently Asked Questions someone might have for the procedures and life as a UNV and other general questions about moving to South Sudan. Below, I’ve taken all the relevant questions I’ve received over this […]
Visit Djibouti – one of 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 […]
Entebbe, Uganda is my transit hub ever since I started working with UNMISS about five months ago. Any time I go home or go for a holiday I go through Entebbe as it is cheaper to fly out from there than Juba. Therefore, I often get to spend time in Entebbe and explore it. What […]