Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 2. vintage/ˈvɪntɪdʒ/

"denoting something from the past of high quality, especially something representing the best of its kind." "Ndar looks like a town stuck in timeless time, totally up-to-date, though still how it always was. Its buildings are full of colour and pastel tones, with detailed embellishments and classical styles. Just marvellous, makes you feel like if you… Continue reading Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 2. vintage/ˈvɪntɪdʒ/

Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 1. ‘Toubab’ As The Senegalese Say

It has been nearly two weeks since I came back from my winter break trip to Saint-Louis, a city located in Northern Senegal. I kind of miss being there, everything became so familiar and cozy in such a small amount of time. I left feeling like if I had been living there for years, not… Continue reading Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 1. ‘Toubab’ As The Senegalese Say

CRCC Asia Internship in Shenzhen: Part 3. Projects, Gains and Departure

(If you haven’t, check the first and second part of my latest blog series ‘CRCC Internship in China’ before reading this one) My internship at SZOIL dominated my stay in China. The shifts were Monday to Friday, from 9:30 to 17:30, with some voluntary extra time and a couple of weekend activities. I had very… Continue reading CRCC Asia Internship in Shenzhen: Part 3. Projects, Gains and Departure

CRCC Asia Internship in Shenzhen: Part 2. Welcome to SZOIL and Commuting 

(If you haven’t, check the first part of my latest blog series ‘CRCC Asia Internship in China’ before reading this one: https://findingmyselfinsideme.com/2017/09/25/crcc-asia-internship-in-shenzhen-preparation-arrival-and-induction/) After a long three-day weekend of being ill and trying to recover, my first day of work as an intern in China came. I had to wake-up early and meet the rest of… Continue reading CRCC Asia Internship in Shenzhen: Part 2. Welcome to SZOIL and Commuting 

CRCC Asia Internship in Shenzhen: Part 1. Preparation, Arrival and Induction

The summer of 2016 was memorable for various reasons, from studying in Singapore for a month, to participating in an international work camp in Palestine. I met a lot of people from all over the world and learnt a variety of things useful for both my academic and personal life. Particularly, my introverted self gained… Continue reading CRCC Asia Internship in Shenzhen: Part 1. Preparation, Arrival and Induction