Photographer: Aimee Remani

Johannesburg…At Dawn

Is Johannesburg beautiful? At first glance, One may not think it so, but this is one of the most difficult questions to answer. The story of the global metropolis as…

From Transkei With Love

The desire to understand the complex system that is “freedom” on the African continent is a strong one. It has been a mess of colorful joy and utter sadness coupled…

Ten Reasons to Visit Ghana

By: Sojourner Walker Williams I have always been firm believer in responsible, sustainable, local travel. I see travel as one of the best ways to uplift struggling communities and stimulate…

What to bring away from Kony2012

It’s been roughly two weeks since Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 campaign and video went viral. The video has sparked a flurry of status updates, tweets, articles, and video responses. (see see here,…

Finding home: Settling In

I’m not gonna lie – when I first got to Ghana, I felt like a fish out of water. I think a bit of travel hubris had me expecting I’d…

Finding Home: Paia, Part 2

Continued from Part 1 here. On my fourth morning in Maui, I woke up to a flurry of emails and phone calls. I’d applied for a fellowship with a growing…