"How Africa Changed Me" Chapters, An Author Abroad (Travel)

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 5

  Chapter 5 What I Was in For It seemed it wasn’t OK for me to hide in that back room forever though, where me and my tears could be left in peace. Instead, I had to get up and “bathe,” as they called it. You’d think this would excite me after the long, tiring… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 5

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Our Trip to Portugal: Part Two

Here's the details from the other half of our trip... Airbnb Ever since I decided to travel for myself, I have stayed (or tried to) in AirBnbs. If you've never used it, give it a try. You can opt to stay in a house, a spare room, or a shared room depending on your budget.… Continue reading Our Trip to Portugal: Part Two

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Our Trip to Portugal: Part One

We have just come back from Portugal, and I for one had a great time - to say the least. It was the best holiday I've ever been on, full of so much than the basics. It wasn't just chillin' on the beach. It wasn't just sightseeing. It wasn't all adrenaline and thrill-seeking, either. It… Continue reading Our Trip to Portugal: Part One

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Ways I’m Trying to Improve My Writing

There are so many different types of writers out there, and they probably have different ways of improving or practicing their craft. I thought I would share with you the ways I am trying to improve my writing and develop personally, too. Here they are: Read every day: duh...I already do this but I'm also expanding… Continue reading Ways I’m Trying to Improve My Writing

"How Africa Changed Me" Chapters, An Author Abroad (Travel), Life & Stuff

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 4

Chapter 4 I Can’t Do This It was so funny when amidst the sea of Zimbabweans flooding toward me, I saw Patrick’s nan (so named Gogo, meaning grandmother in Shona) rushing with open arms, saying “Siana, I love you!” She by-passed her own daughter and grandchildren in order to embrace me! How great is that!… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 4

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“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 3

Chapter 3 We Arrive There’s nothing wrong with admitting you need someone. For some reason, in our society it’s a crime to admit you’re human and that you feel things. But yeah, I needed my boyfriend at that moment. Would I have gotten on the plane if he wasn’t there? I can’t know the answer… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 3

"How Africa Changed Me" Chapters, An Author Abroad (Travel)

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 2

*This is chapter 2 of the series of posts called “How Africa Changed Me”, a book about my experiences for 2 weeks in South Africa.* Chapter 2 My Chest is on Fire I’ll try to be less morbid from now on – I’m lying – as the story starts. I had known about the Africa… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 2