It was three years ago when I first traveled to Europe. I visited Sweden, France and Belgium. This time around, I was super excited to finally go to the Netherlands for three days. Fa -the man- and I drove to Amsterdam from Brussels and it was a two hour drive. We decided to book an […]
Twenty Eighteen, Oh Twenty Eighteen. What a year you’ve been! We’re only a couple of hours away from entering a new year so I guess it’s safe to talk about this one in the past. Twenty Eighteen started on a very good note. Before I tell you how please allow me to go back a […]
For a couple weeks, I had been planning a surprise for my sister a.k.a Inarunyonga who just finished university. If you’ve ever organized a surprise, you know it can get a little stressful because you are always worried someone is going to ruin it and accidentally reveal it. Six of my sister’s friends and the […]
If Self was a poet, she would write a beautiful poem for the phenomenal men and women of Ishaka. But She is not, unfortunately. Bare with her while she attempts to put into words the feelings and emotions the people who went to the Ishaka’s show went through. If you don’t know by now what […]
If you haven’t noticed by now, traveling is one of my favorite things to do in life. Literally!
Today, we are talking traveling solo with the one and only Tessia Nikuze.
Every year, we celebrate women during the month of March and this year is no different. I grew up around a woman who took this month and especially the 8th, very seriously and so I was always aware of the significance of the International Women’ Day which was not the case for some people back […]
[Si par hazard tu cherches une histoire émouvante, tu es au bon endroit]. J’ai fait la connaissance de Boris Evrard sur les réseaux sociaux et comme beaucoup de jeunes burundais au Canada, je le connaissais principalement à travers son activisme et ses engagements dans la diaspora Burundaise au Canada. Si tout comme moi tu as […]
Hey YOU, My name is… NO, you are not ready to hear my name. You have been avoiding calling me by my name, You feel IGNORED, MISUNDERSTOOD because of me, You think I am not REAL, You think I am WEAK. You are terrified at the idea that I live with you, in you, in […]
When I was a teenager, I had one big aspiration: becoming a model. I mean, I had other goals but this was one of the biggest – keep reading if you want to know why. So when one day I saw a casting call ad while scrolling down my Facebook feed, I didn’t hesitate. Okay, I […]
How do they do that? How do they know which colours is for them? That’s what I always ask myself when I see other women. What is ‘that‘ you may ask. That thing is makeup ladies and gentlemen.Yes, Makeup! As in maquillage, or the cosmetics used to enhance the appearance of a person. Am I the only one […]