Highlights From a Trip to Sahara in Tunisia

Tunisia isn’t the most visited country in Africa, but it used to be popular. I remember people from all over Europe were coming to Tunisia for their all-inclusive vacation. After a situation got unstable all…

10 Reasons to Visit South Africa

Visiting Cape Town was always on my to-do list, however I never thought that the rest of the country would be as interesting as it turned out to be. I briefly visited Johannesburg in 2010 because…

15 Dutch Foods You Must Try In The Netherlands

I’ve always been obsessed with Dutch things. Dutch art, Dutch history, Dutch architecture. Hence, I did a Master’s degree in Dutch Studies. However, one thing that most people aren’t obsessed with is Dutch food. Dutch…

Weird Fruits You Probably Never Heard Of

There are many weird fruits you probably never heard about before. Here’s your guide to 10 weird fruits and vegetables from around the world. 1. Fijoa – Oceania & South America It’s a small, green fruit.…

14 Things You Might Not Have Known About Mexico

What is Mexico famous for? What are the facts about Mexico that you might not have known? Mexico is famous for cacti, tacos, mariachis and other things, but a lot of these typical Mexican things are simply misconceptions.…

Lions in Zimbabwe: Politics and Volunteering

In April 2010 I took part in my first volunteering project at Antelope Park, based in Gweru in Zimbabwe. When I announced my decision to friends and family their emotions were mixed. I heard why…

12 Misconceptions About Mexico

In the minds of most people, Mexico is usually seen as a beach resort destination or a corrupt narco-state run by drug lords. However, the majority of people don’t know the truth about Mexico, its…

Basic Dictionary of Mexican Spanish & Spanish Swear Words

After more than 2 years of living in Mexico my Spanish was not only fluent, but also contained a strong Mexican accent. Practically speaking Mexico was the first place where I’ve learned Spanish [Not counting…

10 Things I Never Did Until I Lived in the Netherlands

The Netherlands might seem like any other country. But once you live there you realize that there are many things you’d probably never think of doing elsewhere. Here is my experience after 2 years living…