Kenya: An ode to my East African Home

Since I have left Djibouti, I have returned to Nairobi three times. Staying with my friend for a total of almost one month. There is something about the country that I feel I am returning home. Not that it is my home, but a sort of home away from home. A sort of relaxing and…

Real Talk: Ask an American

  Living abroad for the past 6 months, I come to one conclusion: Hollywood might be more powerful than Obama. Traveling through all of my pit stops, I can enter any store and hear American music playing. Enter any movie theater and see American movies. English may be spoken widely for this reason. I continuously am…

Until a later date, Djibouti

Tonight marks the end of my 14-week stay in Djibouti. The saying “Time flies by when you are having fun” is fitting. I took a blink and my time in Djibouti somehow went by without even noticing. I found great friendships in Djibouti. I have grown as a person when my ideals were challenged. I laughed when I…