Mountain-biking with Zebras in Lake Mburo, Uganda

Mountain biking with zebras in Lake Mburo, Uganda

For my last weekend in Uganda, I wanted to do something special. So I decided to venture west to Lake Mburo National Park with my aunt, uncle, and two of our friends. Lake Mburo is six hours from Kampala, deep in Ankole Country. Everyone recommended we stay at Rwakobo Rock, and as soon as we … Read more

What I’ll Miss About Living in Uganda (And What I Won’t)

This week, I left Kampala, Uganda, after living there for almost a year. While I’m happy to be back in the states, I’m already missing my home away from home in Uganda’s capital. Which isn’t to say that living in Uganda didn’t frustrate me; at times, it did. But overall I really enjoyed living in Uganda. … Read more

3-Day Murchison Falls Safari: The Perfect Itinerary

Murchison Falls National Parks is Uganda’s largest national park that is famous for two things: its safari park and massive waterfall. What is Murchison Falls National Park? Never heard of Murchison Falls? Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest national park. It’s located in Masindi, in the northeast corner of Uganda. Murchison is known two things: its sprawling … Read more

Going on My First Safari 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 amazing 90s computer game. (Anyone else play that? Just me?) So … Read more

Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda

Rhino trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in northern 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 unique because it’s the … Read more

What Living as an Expat in Kampala, Uganda, is Really Like

A day in the life in Kampala, Uganda

A lot of readers have asked me about what living in Kampala is like. So here is a little about my daily life here! But first, some 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, where … Read more

My First Impressions of Uganda

I’ve only been in Kampala, Uganda, for a week and I’m already head over heels. I like it so much that when people ask me, “How are you liking Kampala so far?” I have to hold back from gushing about all the reasons I’m so enamored. For those who don’t know, I moved to Uganda because I … Read more