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Coming Home

One of the hardest yet equally amazing parts about travelling is coming home.  For months before you leave, you long to get away, yet for the whole time you are away, you long to come home. Then when you come home, you readjust to normality and routine whilst brainstorming where your globetrotting will take you… Continue reading Coming Home

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10 Important Things We Can Learn by Volunteering Internationally

It's been a while since I last shared a blog post - a few weeks have passed and we've been limited on internet connection and had a few power cuts so I've taken a bit of time lately to reflect upon the last 7 weeks here in Nyimba.  As a short update; in the last… Continue reading 10 Important Things We Can Learn by Volunteering Internationally

Education · Travel · Volunteering

The Importance of Having a National Counterpart on VSO

Having a national counterpart is an integral part of being on a project like VSO - it encourages cultural learning, conflict resolution and adaptability in challenging environments. When I arrived in Lusaka three weeks ago, I was immediately matched to a fellow national team leader. VSO placed us together with the intention of blending our… Continue reading The Importance of Having a National Counterpart on VSO

Education · Travel · Volunteering

9 Things I have learned I am Grateful for

Living in another country has made me appreciate so many things that we take for granted black in Ireland. The difference here is astronomical, so I hope this light hearted post will help others to understand how lucky we are at home. Here are the ten things I have learned I am grateful for whilst… Continue reading 9 Things I have learned I am Grateful for