Hello my dearest friends!
Yes, it’s been a fabulously long time since you heard from me personally, but here I am, fresh faced and ready to dispense some sage advice to anyone who has ever considered, is considering, or might ever, possibly, probably, maybe consider working in Africa in the near future.
Who am I . . . → Read More: How to get a job working in Africa.
It’s been way too long since I wrote a post on here…but never fear, you haven’t been far from my mind! In my “absence” I was working behind the scenes trying to get more exposure for this site, which got me more readers…and more spammers. I do apologize if random posts of mine . . . → Read More: The Backpacking Chica is BACK!
Just a quick note to let you all know that I’ve made it out of the rainforest (after two months of almost complete isolation…and only eighteen minutes of satellite phone communication with the outside world) and that I’m in healthy, happy, and thoroughly enjoying fresh vegetables for the first time in as long . . . → Read More: Left the Jungle!
Excuse me while I come up for breath from my hectic, hectic, HECTIC life!
Life has been crazy! Let me tell you – finishing up three research projects, trying to take examinations, packing up ones house, AND planning a long, long trip can be quite the challenge. However, I’m still here and . . . → Read More: Updates! Job position at the BBPP on Bioko Island!
Weeks of Internet surfing and emailing have paid off – I’ve been offered a job as a research assistant doing Vervet monkey research in South Africa!!! Kicking off my round-the-world trip in style, I’ll be living at the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve, where I’ll spend six days a week tracking these elusive creatures and recording . . . → Read More: Traveling on the cheap, my first "job" offer!