ghana czech republic

Nana really took good care of me and my daughters

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Africzechs series. The Africzechs series is about Czechs living in Africa and Africans living in the Czech Republic, showing that we all have much more in common than it may seem at first glance. Africzechs...

About my life in a refugee settlement (Part 3)

How my life in a refugee settlement in Zambia continued? You can read about the tough beginnings without the electricity and water and my strolls in the bush in the first part of the article. The second part was about making new...

new year resolution

3 alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions never worked for me. If I think of it, resolutions at any time of a year do not work for me. Eat less chocolate, do more exercise and so on. Interestingly, when I decided to become a vegetarian, I...

mali czech republic

I want to go back to help rebuild Mali

Welcome to the third episode of the Africzechs series. The new Africzechs series is about Czechs living in Africa and Africans living in the Czech Republic, showing that we all have much more in common than it may seem at first glance....

You will fall in love with Malawi

As you have probably noticed, last month I have published an interview with David, a Zambian living in the Czech Republic. The new Africzechs series is about Czechs living in Africa and Africans living in the Czech Republic, showing that we all...

About my life in a refugee settlement (Part 2)

In the first part about my life in the Meheba refugee settlement, I talked about the beginnings, my work with refugees and everyday life. If you did not read the first part yet, now it is a great time to do so....

About my life in a refugee settlement (Part 1)

Some of you asked me to write about my experience living in a refugee settlement. As I started to write, my memories flooded me and I ended up writing nine pages, can you imagine? I will always remember my time in Meheba...

gretchen rubin

Gretchen Rubin: My Happiness Muse

How many self-help books did you read? Probably many (or none if you are lucky!). How many were helpful in the longer-term? Probably a few or none. I read loads of them in my twenties and only now, a decade I have...

kitwe

Top 10 Fleeting Things I Love About Zambia

Life consists of small, ephemeral moments and little joys, doesn’t it? Here are my top 10 of fleeting things I love about Zambia. Of course, there are many more things I love about Zambia which are so much more important and telling...

Kitwe zambia

Hidden Gems of Zambia: 6+1 non-touristy places to visit

Zambia is famous for the Victoria Falls and the amazing safaris at South Luangwa or Kafue National Parks. They are definitely astonishing and you have to see them. One of the advantages living here for over 6 years was the opportunity to...

congo

Congo Combo: Non-Fiction and Fiction

Congo?! Yes, the Democratic Republic of Congo or DRC. I have actually realized I have a bit of history and connection with Congo, even though I have never been there. The first thing I ever remember about Congo is its 50th Independence...

I am stuck

Are you stuck? Try out these 8 tricks

Yesterday I  got stuck with writing. All topics seemed unfriendly, once I picked one, I got stuck after writing a paragraph and just pressed delete. When this happens, the nagging feeling of wasting time starts to creep in, resulting in frustration and...

African books

African books? Yes, please!

As you know, I love reading. As I was preparing this post, I tried to remember if we learnt anything about African literature at school at all. In three days, I could not remember a thing! What a shame! Luckily my savvy...

dress code zambia

5 things that will surprise you about Zambia

One of the reasons, why I have started this blog, is to write about what according to me is real Africa. It is not only about elephants, traditional ceremonies, and poverty. I would like to do my share in contributing to set...

error: Content is protected !!