I have been living in Canada since November 2016, and I thought I should share my first hand experiences from here while I move from place to place.
Hostels are an intimidating concept to most beginner backpacks with only a guide book and dreams to keep them on the right path. It doesn't help when stereotypes about the place keep popping up. Some say homeless people linger under the beds. Others say that they are havens for alcoholics. And others, thanks to Eli Roth's infamous film Hostel, believe them to be murder havens where rich elites come to murder innocent teens.
One of the joys of living here in Colombia is the diverse and plentiful selection of fruits to choose from. The choices are quite abundant and it is an integral part of the culture to imbibe in a cold and tasty fruit juice at the end of a long day.
The grass is always greener... until now.
The Sky’s the limit in Los Angeles and thanks to OUE Skyspace LA, they’re giving Angelinos a bird’s eye view of the City of Dreams. This is OUE’s first attraction in Los Angeles and opened its doors on June 25, 2016—Its 1 year Anniversary is approaching in a couple of months, and what better way to celebrate?
When most people hear that I grew up in Africa, their mind immediately wanders to images of a little Tarzan-like bush child, roaming the dense African Savanna's and grasslands with a pet lion by my side. This might be a slightly exaggerated opinion, but I really have been asked, countless times by a very ignorant few, if I do indeed have a pet *insert wild animal here*, if I live in a mud hut and, quite shockingly, why am I not darker skinned?