Lunch at The Rock Restaurant on Zanzibar

Normally I wouldn't dedicate an entire post to a restaurant. (Okay wait, maybe that's a lie.) But having lunch at the Rock Restaurant on Zanzibar was one of the most unique dining experiences I've ever had. For those who have been living under a rock (uh sorry, dad...

Life in Uganda: Months 5&6

So I've decided to resume my monthly recaps! My recaps will cover the highs and lows of living in Uganda, as well as recap where I'm traveling and what I'm reading. I've also decided to change the title of this series as it's looking like I won't be moving to Kenya –...

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling While Working Full-Time

It can be hard to travel when you work full-time. Especially if you're American. After all, the United States is the world's only advanced economy that does not require employers to provide paid vacation time. Thanks, (rampant, unchecked) capitalism. However it is...

The Perfect Itinerary for Murchison Falls, Uganda

Murchison Falls National Parks is Uganda's largest national park that is famous for two things: its safari park and massive waterfall. While Uganda isn't the best place to go on safari in Africa (that awards goes to Kenya or Tanzania), Murchison Falls is a great...

15 Things You Must Do in Lyon, France

Hey guys! Today we have a guest post from CatherineRose who blogs over at La Vie En C-Rose. CatherineRose lived in Lyon for three years which is why I'm excited for her to share her recommendations on what to do there! Lyon is in the Rhône-Alpes region and although...

Safari in Uganda at Murchison Falls National Park

You know those childhood dreams you have but doubt you'll ever get the chance to live out? That's what safari was like for me. As a kid, I was obsessed with African animals. I spent hours watching The Lion King and drawing safari animals on Drawing Discoveries, an...

Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda

While I was driving north to Murchison Falls with my aunt and uncle, my aunt requested we stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to see rhinos in the wild. As I had never seen any African animals in the wild, let alone white rhinos, I was beyond excited. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is...

What Living in Kampala, Uganda is Really Like

A lot of readers have asked me what a typical day in Kampala looks like. So here it is! But first, a little background - in January I quit my job in Boulder, Colorado, to move to Uganda. I live in Kampala, the capital and economic hub of the country. In Kampala with...

Life in Uganda: Months 3 & 4

Hey guys! So I've decided to resume my monthly recaps! My recaps will cover the highs and lows of living in Uganda, as well as recap where I'm traveling and what I'm reading. I've also decided to change the title of this series as it's looking like I won't be moving...

Stone Town, Zanzibar: What to Eat, See, and Do

Stone Town, Zanzibar, is a maze. A beautiful, chaotic labyrinth that harkens back to another world. As I walked the narrow streets, I almost felt like I was in a Moroccan medina. Historically, Stone Town was a base for Middle Eastern traders who came to East Africa in...

Life in Uganda: Month 2

Hey guys! So I've decided to resume my monthly recaps! My recaps will cover the highs and lows of living in Uganda and Kenya, as well as recap where I'm traveling and what I'm reading. Wow, what a month! I got to spend a week in Zanzibar diving and beaching (but...

The Life-changing Magic of Korean Skincare

Over the past few years, I've fallen in love with Korean skincare. It's inexpensive, customizable, and gentle. Most importantly, it's improved my skin ten-fold. The only problem is I've never been able to find a Korean skincare routine that works for me. Most of the...