Expat Living

Malaria with a Side of Friendship

As I ached between my sheets and mosquito net, nibbling papaya that Fatuma had lovingly prepared, I realized food had…
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Battling Hope and Despair Under the Ugandan Sun

When the heat of the sun's rays begged my eyelids to open that first morning on the southern plains of…
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Paradise Comes at a Price: What I learned from 6 months in Tanzania

  Distended bellies, babies with fly covered faces, men with machine guns, naked women with loincloths covering their intimate regions,…
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A Day In The Life Of An Expat In Tanzania

The voices of fisherman headed to the lake blend with the cheery chirping of the colorful birds. Geese sing and…
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Two Months of Smiles and Broken Swahili

So as my two month anniversary of moving to Tanzania rolls around, I wanted to reflect on some of the…
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Meeting Mwanza and My First Impressions of Tanzania

January 8th, 2015 The jolt of the plane's wheels connecting with the pavement of Dar es Salaam woke me, and…
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5 Tips for Expats Living in South America

Since living in Cusco, I learned a lot about myself, Peruvian culture, and life as an expat. The most important…
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