Spain – Fútbol Fever

Ni Barça, ni Madrid, ATHLETIC! On paper this simple phrase doesn’t look too power. But, have 40,000 crazy soccer fans scream it around you, and the chant will be ingrained in your memory forever. Last Sunday, I found myself in the third row of San Mamés Stadium, watching Athletic Club Bilbao play FC Barcelona. This…

South Africa: Paying it Forward

After visiting the township, I spent a lot of time thinking about ways I could give back to this community. During a conversation with a classmate, I learned of an opportunity to join the Unity in Africa Foundation. As a volunteer, I have the chance to go into the township and work with the Bathandwa…

South Africa: A Cultural Adventure

South Africa’s landscape changes from place to place. There are rich and affluent areas, small towns, middle to upper class areas, and there are of course, the poorer areas where the streets are made of broken concrete and housing materials are scavenged from any available resources. This area is known as the township. These townships…

Morocco: Volunteering

Today was my second day of volunteering here in Rabat, and I’ve gotta say, volunteering here in Morocco is an experience vastly different from volunteering back home. First of all, the concept of orientation doesn’t really exist here. When we first arrived in Morocco, all of us kids indicated to Ouafaa, our program assistant/getstuffdone lady,…