In the Heart of Ezulwini Valley: Swaziland

Unbothered by the roaming impalas, zebras, and warthogs, I was utterly taken back by the natural beauty of Ezulwini Valley meaning place of heaven. I needed to practice my siswati which quite the challenge because of the clicks, yes clicks. I was officially learning “the clicking language” which was so similar to zulu. I arrived…

Bungee Jumping off of Africa’s Largest Bridge

When I booked my trip to South Africa, the daredevil in me immediately looked up the most adventurous activities i.e shark cage diving and bungee jumping. That’s right; I added these activities to my to-do-list but don’t be fooled; after I observed an indoor shark cage dive experience and witnessed the daunting look and magnitude…

Cultural Pursuits: Trinidad & Tobago

I left the country for the first time following my freshmen year of college. The summer of 2006, I packed my bags and headed to the twin island country of Trinidad and Tobago. While my peers were thrilled to study aboard in Europe; the West Indies was calling me. Beyond learning more about the African…