There are a few things we have picked up through our year of traveling around Europe that made our trips easier, more convenient and a lot happier. In light of our time here coming to end we thought we would share them with you and do our first ever GIVAWAY!
Traveling is an experience and an education, it is breath taking, it is a journey without a destination, it does not have to be expensive and most of all you can do it at any age! Travelling is about a mind-set where you begin to see the world your place in it, differently. Here are … Continue reading 8 Reasons why it’s Important that you make Time for Travel!
Victoria Falls, 'Mosi-oa-Tunya' or 'The Smoke that Thunders' is situated on the boarder of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Being one of the seven natural wonders of the world, it is a popular tourist destination in Africa. I have been visiting the Falls since I was about five years old and it still takes my breath away! Rather … Continue reading Travel Tales: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
2017 was a year of firsts for me: first proper job, first year out of Rhodes University, first time traveling, first time living overseas and really my first time out of my comfort zone. It was a year of learning, here are some of the things I learned in 2017 that I would like to … Continue reading Life lessons from 2017 to take into 2018
The festive season is in full swing and with 2018 quickly approaching, we begin to think about positive changes and new beginnings. Often these thoughts on how we can better ourselves by way of New Year Resolutions are centred around eating well, getting fit, limiting ourselves to just one glass of wine per evening out … Continue reading New Years Resolutions for Internationals
On Monday the Dutch government issued a code red, which apparently means heavy snow and bad weather. My lectures were cancelled, we were warned about train disruptions and even the Utrecht library sent students home . While the rest of the Netherlands locked their doors and turned up their radiators, I put on my long, black … Continue reading Utrecht’s Iridescent White Blanket
The holiday season at home in Zimbabwe is always accompanied by copious amounts of delicious Christmas cake and my grandmas/mums just happens to be the best.
For all the Zimbabweans who "ache" to be home, in Zimbabwe. The Zulu word "Dela" directly translated means abandon, despair and surrender. However, it can be used to suggest that one has "had enough of a thing," that something has "stretched too long," "to look for something," or "to have satisfaction." I am hoping that we … Continue reading “I Burn for You”
Homesick. It is an adjective defined in the dictionary as, "experiencing a longing for one's home during a period of absence from it." Before this year, I had not felt the effects associated with this word. Now, I feel them almost every day. Did you know that 70% of students feel homesick in the early … Continue reading 7 Ways to beat Home Sickness while Studying Abroad