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Off-the-map adventure: Sabrina goes to Sri Lanka

  “So, where is Sri Lanka?” he asks after a pause. He looks down, then up, not sure how I’ll react. Will I think he’s foolish or unworldly for not knowing? It’s the question I’m most often asked when I tell people I’m going away. The easy answer is that it’s an island just south…

Pre-departure: Halla Goes to Nepal

I am Halla Elnour. I am a fourth year student in the Honours Bachelor of Social Sciences with a Major in Economics and a Minor in Law at the University of Ottawa. I am motivated by helping people, and it is always one of my main goals in my pursuits to further my career. I…

The Honeymoon Phase That Lasted Forever

Dumelang! (Hey everyone!) It has been 9 beautiful weeks in Gaborone (Hab-or-oh-nee), Botswana. They say there’s supposed to be a honeymoon “phase” when you arrive somewhere new but this “phase” isn’t really going away. There has been so much to take in, so much food I haven’t eaten before (I had curried chicken hearts for…

Ça y est!!

Aujourd’hui 10 juin 2015, ça y est, le départ n’est plus que dans cinq jours. Ce départ marquera la fin d’un long cheminement, ainsi que le début d’une nouvelle étape. La fin d’un long cheminement, car l’idée d’évoluer dans le domaine du développement international est née lors d’un voyage au Bénin effectué il y a…

La lenteur du travail péruvien et l’histoire des boletines

Bonjour aux lecteurs et lectrices, Je pars du Pérou très bientôt, et je suis stressée à l’idée de ne pas avoir pu terminé exactement tout ce que j’aurais voulu faire. Je m’étais pourtant planifiée une quantité de tâches que j’ai jugé suffisante pour le temps qu’il me restait au pays, selon le rythme de travail…

Where in the world is Yanni going?

… Malawi! Yes, that is correct, I will be traveling to Africa in just a few more weeks! At the moment, I am experiencing many mixed emotions. I guess I haven’t fully registered the information, yet. But I do know that I am anticipating the trip! Hello everyone, my name is Yanni (short for Vongsouriyanh)…