There is nothing easy about going back to work after three weeks away! Even when you love your job and have a ton of things to do to keep you busy, those first few days back in the office are always a bit of a drag. In fact, getting back into the routine of life … Continue reading But I Don’t Feel Like It!
We arrived in Rwanda late last night (around midnight, local time) after 30 exhausting hours of travel. Following an extended wait at the Kigali International Airport as a result of the passport control computer system going offline, we were finally able to make it through customs and meet up with Fred around 1:00 a.m. A … Continue reading Welcome to Kigali
It’s been a long day of travel so far. Ryan and I woke up early in Edmonton this morning to catch our first flight to Toronto, and sadly, my motion sickness started even before we arrived at the airport! With a brutal bout of nausea in the car, no doubt with some help from my … Continue reading A New Perspective from YYZ
Africa is calling my name! On Monday, I will leave for my fourth excursion to the beautiful continent of Africa, where I look forward to a wonderful change of pace for the next three weeks. We will be very busy while we are there, I’m sure, but it will be so nice to have a … Continue reading 5 Magnificent Memories from Africa
The countdown is on! In one week from today, we are flying out of Edmonton and starting our trek to Kigali, Rwanda! A lot of people have been asking me lately why we are going and what we will be doing while we are there. So here’s the deal! Our main purpose for going is … Continue reading Rwanda in One Week!
Well, the countdown is on. I am leaving for Africa so soon, and I am doing my best to get mentally prepared for this trip! In doing so, I took out some of my old journals yesterday and found the one from my trip to Africa in April, 2013. During that trip, I made a … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Cross-Cultural Trip
Ten days. Yikes! Only ten more days! Ten more days on Canadian soil before Ryan and I hop on an airplane and begin our (roughly) 30-hour journey to Kigali, Rwanda! I can hardly believe how quickly it is coming up… and even more the point, I can hardly believe that I haven’t started packing or … Continue reading 10 Days to go and I’m Ready… Figuratively Speaking!
It’s hard to believe that Ryan and I are leaving for Rwanda in exactly two weeks! Life has been so busy lately that we have barely had time to think about this trip. Planning and preparing for Spring FX has taken up so much of my time and mental capacity over the past few weeks, … Continue reading Plans, Prudence, and Peace
Oh boy! I feel like celebrating! Ryan and I just booked our flights for an upcoming overseas adventure in April! Naturally, the trip itself gives us plenty of reasons to celebrate. The first portion of our journey will take us to Rwanda, where we will spend around two weeks partnering with some amazing friends of ours … Continue reading Aviation Procrastination (And How I Finally Booked My Flights)