What to Expect When You’re Not Supposed to Have Expectations

The cultural adaptations that you should prepare to make in Albania are extremely diverse and cover almost every aspect of your lives. But don't freak out because it's not nearly as bad as what some people or books might tell you. The people of Albania are some of the sweetest, most wonderful, oppressively nice humans … Continue reading What to Expect When You’re Not Supposed to Have Expectations

Summer Recap: Or how I completely went dark for 2 months and need to update you guys.

So summer has been incredibly hot. Like, the crawl onto your sofa in the most ventilated room in only your undies sort of hot (thank the lord that I got an apartment). I have never found myself sweating while laying down inside before; but Albania is a land of 'firsts' so that's what happened. While … Continue reading Summer Recap: Or how I completely went dark for 2 months and need to update you guys.

Summer Camp

having a camp in Albania sounds more intimidating than it actually is. It's honestly pretty amazing how easily these kids will get behind you. And if you learn nothing else from this post, know that you can have a successful camp in Albania using nothing more than a few repurposed liter and a half water … Continue reading Summer Camp