Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Travelling as a Picky Eater

If you know me, you know that I’m a picky eater. I’ve always made an attempt to try new things, but there are a lot of common ingredients which I just can’t stand.  On top of things like spicy food … Continue reading

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Getting Around in Dhaka – Rickshaws, Buses, Cars, and CNGs

Dhaka is a very dense city, but it’s also pretty large.  It’s impossible to walk everywhere, so you must take some form of transit… but how do you choose the best way to get around?  To get between cities there … Continue reading

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The madness that never ends! – Traffic in Dhaka

For those who have ever been to Dhaka, or even heard of Dhaka, the first thing you probably heard about was the traffic. I believe that it’s on of the worst cities in the world for traffic, likely because it’s … Continue reading

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AMA – Final Thoughts

International Development Week is now finished for 2016, but you can still check out the blog/website we created for the event.  We asked you to tell us all your burning questions about life in Nepal and Bangladesh, and we answered! … Continue reading

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AMA Recap – What We’ve Learned So Far!

This week is International Development Week (#IDW2016). For the last few days, Rebecca and I have been answering lots of questions about our experiences in Nepal and Bangladesh. I wanted to share a few of the interesting things that we’ve … Continue reading

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Ask Me Anything! – International Development Week

This week (February 7 to 13) is International Development Week (#IDW2016).  This week is a time for those of us in development to have a conversation about the field we work in, and to share our stories with those in the general public.  This year, … Continue reading

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A Trip to Barisal – Exploring the Villages of Benificiaries

As part of my placement in the IYIP program, we’re expected to be taken on “field visits” by our host organization/local partner (AKA the NGO that we actually work for on a daily basis). We’re given a budget for these … Continue reading

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