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Summer Beauty Products

Summer Beauty Products

Thrilled to feature illustrations by Kristen Palana on this blog. She’s an artist, educator, and author, originally from the USA and has just moved to Lilongwe, Malawi, with her husband and sons. Welcome, Kristen ! P.S. Living and working in Africa and building a career […]

Have you considered being an international development consultant?

Have you considered being an international development consultant?

Did you fall headfirst in love with working abroad, with other cultures, seeing the world… but you need something different from a full-time job? You might want to consider becoming an international development consultant. The truth is, consulting is a fabulous way to toe the […]

How do you say “Hello” ?

How do you say “Hello” ?

“I worked with people from the U.K. and they always greeted me with, “You alright?” I kept wondering if it looks like something is wrong with me until I eventually figured out it was just their way of saying hello!” – Cara Amewotowu

8 natural solutions to healthy skin while travelling

8 natural solutions to healthy skin while travelling

Working in a foreign country can be stressful, and is often compounded by pollution, frequent travel to project sites, and just trying to find your bearings. How do you find time to look after your skin? And where do you begin to look for products that are similar to what you used back home? You run out of the preciously-conserved supply you brought with you, with months to go before your next trip back, and you’re left scrambling.