Author: Denise

Final Thoughts

No regrets. I didn’t know what to expect when I signed up for the study tour but I stand firmly behind my first post: expectations highly exceeded, before and after the study tour officially began. My expectations were exceeded on multiple fronts:
1.)    The study tour incorporated cultural, sociopolitical, and business … Read more 

Second Stop: Rwanda

When I first arrived to Kigali, Rwanda, I truly did not know what to expect. Within minutes of driving around in the city, I could appreciate the city’s beautiful rolling hills. The city’s landscape was captivating, and I couldn’t help but notice how clean and neat the city roads were … Read more 

First Stop: South Africa

My travels to the African continent began in Cape Town, South Africa, one word to summarize the city: amazing. The scenery of the city was fantastic and I was able to enjoy views of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean (oh and see the penguins). The official study tour started a … Read more 

Expectations already exceeded

I jumped at the opportunity to participate in the Africa Study Tour after asking myself the following two questions:
1.)    Why not?
2.)    When else will I have this unique opportunity to travel in Sub-Saharan Africa with awesome Sloanies?
This will be my first time in Sub-Saharan Africa and I suspect this travel … Read more