Ugandan Women with her daughters (blurred faces)

Battling Hope and Despair Under the Ugandan Sun

In the summer of 2013, I spent my month-long break from my Master’s program in International Development volunteering at a locally run community development organization in Uganda. This blog post is a journal entry I wrote reflecting on my time there about 6 months later. Written: February 2014 When the heat of the sun’s rays …

16 Best Travel Destinations for 2016

Whether you enjoy white water rafting, encountering exotic animals, wandering through historic cities, or sampling foreign dishes, these experiences will inspire you, change you, and make you want to give up your day job to travel full time.

How to Experience Victoria Falls in Zambia & Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls is one of those typical UNESCO World Heritage sites that you can’t truly appreciate what all the hype is about until you experience it yourself- and then you won’t be able to shut up about it. I’m a firm believer that the best waterfalls should be experienced and not just viewed from a far, and …