Kindness is a universal language

Hurricane scare, lost on a bus of French speakers none of which could speak English in the middle of the night, many 'first' experiences (bikini shots, snorkeling etc.) and 8 flights back home – my holiday was packed full of unforgettable experiences. These and a lot more are a basic kaleidoscope of what was a… Continue reading Kindness is a universal language

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5 places to have the best SESWAA in Gaborone

  On my first Sunday in Gaborone I was stuck in a hotel room and missed home, more specifically my mom’s Sunday lunch. I called room service to ask about their lunch specials and got to hear about this dish, ‘seswaa’ for the first time. On enquiry, the lady on the other side of the… Continue reading 5 places to have the best SESWAA in Gaborone

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Forget Trump, proudly African

  I have been in Botswana for 6 months and I am loving it. I am fascinated by the way Batswana live and think but mostly, what captures my attention on a daily basis is of course the language. The pride Batswana have in their language and heritage is something to behold. Although I am… Continue reading Forget Trump, proudly African


Misery loves company (Rene Gutteridge)

Don’t tell me it’s terrifying, terrify me... I will never forget these words. It is now 04:17 on 2017 December 30th as I write this from Gaborone, Botswana after having finished this book. Sleep will have to take place later because right now, I just have to get this review out of my system. In… Continue reading Misery loves company (Rene Gutteridge)

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My first month in Gaborone, Botswana

2G of data is P399. No, please read that again and let it sink in. P399 is R502 South African Rands. Sure, I know one of the cardinal sins of travelling is converting all the time as this type of converting does not really reflect the correct picture of the value of the item. Being… Continue reading My first month in Gaborone, Botswana