Category Archive: Kiva

Blood feuds, goats and a lesson learned

Come with me on a journey to northern Albania, an area known for legendary hospitality, ancient citadels, and blood feuds.  In many villages in the north the people are not governed by 21st century european law, but… Continue reading

Breaking up is hard to do

A reflection on a passionate but short lived relationship: I was going steady with Pristina but instead of a class ring we sealed the deal with this amazing half of chicken. Those that know… Continue reading

The things that warm my heart edition

When I was in college living abroad to me seemed so glamourous! Sexy foreign languages, history around every corner, the promise of attractive exotic men – basically I was hooked. As anyone who… Continue reading