In my late teens early twenties, my cousin used to tease me for watching so many “white people shows”. I loved me some One Tree Hill, Hart of Dixie and all the other CW shows about small town life. I grew up in a small town (600 people) so I connected with the quaint, simplicity… Continue reading Other Black Stories
Quirky Things About Living in Yangon
I arrived back to Yangon the day before school started. Big mistake! But within days of arriving, things started to feel like "home". I'm still working to get into a routine now that I live so close to school but it will come in due time. Living in Yangon means that I don't have a… Continue reading Quirky Things About Living in Yangon
Tips For Surviving Long Flights
I’m not travel expert but I have had my share of long layovers and in most recent times, long flights. It took me two days to travel home at the beginning of summer, with the longest flight being 15 hours which is second place for the longest single flight I’ve ever flown of 18 hours.… Continue reading Tips For Surviving Long Flights
Why Exposure Is So Important?
My mum always used to talk about the importance of exposure when I was in teen, and I with my limited life knowledge but know-it-all attitude agreed. I always thought about it from the point of travel exposure. The reality is, however, that for most people they won't live too far from where they grew… Continue reading Why Exposure Is So Important?
First Year Abroad Abroad
Now that the madness and stress of all the end of year school activities are done, I can breathe a sigh of relief (kind of). I made it through my first year abroad in an international school. The first year in a school is kind of weird because you have to find a balance in… Continue reading First Year Abroad Abroad
How to Work Abroad
I betcha my friends dem tiyad a me tellin' dem stop stressin' 'bout guvment' dem and come try hard work overseas. Yes, that was written in semi-Bahamianese. But my mind literally sounds that way before I convert over to the Queen's English or Americanized English.This is going to be a long read, but maybe it will… Continue reading How to Work Abroad
Things to think about when deciding to move abroad
Some people move abroad on a whim, others plan it out completely. Here are some things you should think about before moving abroad.
Year in Colorado
As I'm documenting this new journey, it dawned on me that I hadn't quite publicly shared or documented my time in Colorado. It was quite an amazing year there and my first "big girl job" post graduating with my master's degree. I got to work at an awesome middle school "down valley" as they call… Continue reading Year in Colorado
Day 3: Figuring It Out
Moving is by no means easy, and long before the Facebook status update was a lot of paperwork, mental preparations and planning. When I first shared that I was moving to Asia, many people said that I was brave and I got some apprehension due to fear for my safety (which I appreciated the concern.… Continue reading Day 3: Figuring It Out
Thank you everyone that's already taken a minute or two to check out my blog. Here's a sneak as to what's to come! I went with some colleagues to a plastic emporium! Like floor to ceiling of plastic containers. I live near a café. I asked if they did take away. This is what I… Continue reading Sneak Peak