A few years ago, I visited Port-au-Prince in Haiti and it has been one of the most special travel experiences to date. I didn’t make it outside the capital; therefore, I’m bringing you this guest post from Simpler and Smarter on her experience. Castles and fortifications aren’t something the Caribbean nation of Haiti is known […]
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 […]
If you’ve read my 2018 post and my 2019 travel plans and have followed me, you know for sure that I didn’t make it to the countries I was hoping to go. However, it was a good year generally speaking in terms of travel. Where did I travel to during 2019? I began 2019 in […]
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 […]