The Real Reason Why Trump’s ‘shithole’ Comment Enrages Africans

  It seems that in 2018 no news-cycle is ever complete without the all-too-familiar backlash to the backlash. On the 12th of January, the Washington Post reported that US president Donald Trump reacted to an immigration deal that would involve receiving more immigrants from El Salvador and Haiti and African countries by asking, “Why are…

LOMPOUL TRIP

Thanks to my friend Chineme, I met three amazing travelers visiting Senegal. They let me join in on their trip to Lompoul, which is famous for its desert, and we had an incredible time. Here is a video and some photos from this unforgettable trip! There you go! It was an incredible trip and you…

When You’re Paid to do What You’re Passionate about

  It’s no surprise to many of you that I enjoy taking photos and making videos. However some of you may be surprised to find out that taking photos and making videos is essentially 50% of my job description; the other 50% involves writing stories about these photos and videos. (No, of course these aren’t the…

BEAUTIFUL SENEGALESE ROADS

Always looking for an excuse to make a video. Here are some shots of the road on the way from Dakar to Kaolack.  

So I Bought a New Camera

It was a summer day in 2012 when I decided I would get my first serious camera. I wanted to use it to start a YouTube channel which would feature video’s of myself playing guitar and singing. It was an easy choice deciding between a Nikon or Canon DSLR. I had a few friends with…

Momentary Embers

It’s true when they say you’ll never see it coming, But even if you could, you would never be able to brace yourself For the full force with which the gusts of this perfect storm will hit you. And herein lies one of life’s most beautiful ironies You can spend years waiting for this feeling you…

One Breath at a Time

Whenever you find yourself anxious or stressed about something you need to do in the future, practice taking things one day at a time, one hour at a time, one moment at a time, one BREATH at a time. Things always have a way of working themselves out when you do this. And if ever…