Eating Abroad
Jul01

Eating Abroad

Eating Abroad One of the things you’ll find that you’ll miss the most from home about studying abroad will probably be eating your favorite foods. This problem also happens when you come back to your home country, and you’ll find that you miss foods that you had abroad as well! For me, the drink I’ll probably miss the most from Ghana is Alvaro, and the food I’ll miss most will be Red Red (which is a sort...

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Two weeks in Ghana
Jun28

Two weeks in Ghana

It’s been nearly two weeks since I left for my trip to Elmina, Ghana. Since then I’ve learned a lot about the culture and the people here! Every day I see exciting new things, and I always learn something new. Working in healthcare in Ghana allows me to directly interact with the communities here, in a way that positively impacts them. Today I went on a community outreach mission, the aim of which is to immunize babies and...

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Arriving in Ghana
Jun22

Arriving in Ghana

Today is my first day in Ghana! After over 24 hours of plane rides and layovers and 3 flights, we made it. I’m excited to spend the next month in Elmina, and to explore Accra and other towns and villages. My first impressions of here are that Accra is a very colorful city. Every building is a bright and beautiful color, the dirt here is a rusty red color, and the clothes are full of patterns and colors. Women carry food on their...

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