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Hello, Africa

Disclaimer : I’ll be posting a lot through my phone, and the posts may not look at pretty. Apologies.

I woke up at 1 am to catch my flight. 431 more words


Finding WWOOF Hosts

I found my host families through New Zealand’s WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) website. WWOOF is a site through which hosts with organic farms can find traveling volunteers to help out in exchange for room and board. 613 more words

Travel Tips

Competitions and Contests

One thing I’ve noticed over the past two years, given that I have two host sisters in their teens, is that Georgians kids really, really love competitions. 1,278 more words

Peace Corps

This Week Is Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2-6)

All week long, the PTO and parents are showing our teachers and staff how much we appreciate them. There are still a few things left to do, so take a look below. 90 more words


Spending Soles: A Brief Exploration of Cost of Living

Here in Peru, we use the Peruvian Sol as currency. The symbol for the Sol being S/ and the currency code being PEN, the Sol is divided into 100 cents or  654 more words

Peace Corps

What really makes us happy?

Today, a group of economists from the Anglo-Saxon countries and France, philosopher and economist Patrick Vivre struggling to hit the country’s well-being was measured by its citizens, rather than the production of weapons and building prisons. 230 more words


On a mission to transform smiles across Asia

A day in Batam, Indonesia, at Rumah Sakit Awal Bros Hospital, July 2012. The sound of wailing broke the usual silence in the recovery ward, sending volunteers scurrying to find out what had happened. 1,077 more words