Bringing my son has been the topic of conversation in my head for the last 6 months or so. Yes, at times, I do talk to myself, who doesn't? Honestly speaking, I try to channel those thoughts to God, however, I'm human so I slip at times. Maybe it's not meant for him Initially, there … Continue reading So I decided…
The primary reason for my move to Uganda was not just to quench my wander lust but to continue to enhance my teaching career...from another international perspective. I won't go into the specific details on how I acquired this position or what led me to Uganda. However, if you just can't help yourself to know more about … Continue reading Oh dear class….Thank you!: My life in Uganda
Before I even arrived in Uganda, I was warned about the overwhelming cases of Malaria. Of course, the shady government and media want to depict Africa as this disease ridden and war torn state. Again, so far from the undeniable truth. I, however, decided to come to Uganda without taking any formal Malaria preventative medication. Silly … Continue reading Malaria! Oh, No!: My life in Uganda
So, I've been in Uganda a little over a month. What in the world have I been doing all this time? Well...a little bit of everything. I don't take pictures everywhere I go in attempts to not look more out of place than I already do. So, when I first arrived, I was greeted … Continue reading Initial insights: My life in Uganda
I don't regret any of the decisions I have made to travel. It has opened up doors, windows-whatever you want to use as an example to illustrate what makes my life undeniably awesome. No I’m not boasting at all. It is inevitable that I’m proud of my accomplishments and the fact that I didn’t give up hope … Continue reading What are you waiting for!
I have been teaching in the UAE for 2 years now. I won’t get into the specific details about my dissatisfaction or annoyances, per say, however, let’s just say that the school system in the UAE is not my fancy. Therefore, I decided to resign in hopes that other employment opportunities would arise. In fact, … Continue reading I’m moving to…
I decided to spend my vacation in New Dehli, India! What a fascinating place filled with history, culture, hustle and millions of people. The landscape isn't visually appealing to most. For me, however, I thought it was absolutely amazing! I traveled with my son and a friend and her son. We arrived to the busy Indira Gandhi International airport, … Continue reading Day 1 in Dehli: Barking dogs, Spicy food and sign language!
I have always had this overwhelming interest to work and live overseas. It may have developed from the time I visited Spain and Portugal for a few weeks when I was 15 or maybe it was from the potential opportunity I considered in Australia during my 8th grade year. Whatever it was, I knew that … Continue reading Why the UAE?
A few weeks ago, an unfortunate incident occurred in Abu Dhabi that claimed the life of a fellow teacher. This horrific event left the entire expatriate community in the United Arab Emirates, especially Americans, anxious and speculative about their overall safety. For more information about this incident, click here. Immediately following the news, I personally felt uncomfortable and wanted to be home around all … Continue reading Unexpected situations