Life has recently taken a decidedly different turn. After graduating in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering in 2012, I worked as a water treatment engineer for 2 years, travelling from […]
Until now, I associated Gran Canaria with scandal; drunken Brits on scandalous holidays with no hold barred. After all, I could only go by incriminating Facebook posts and cringeworthy stories from […]
I was always fascinated by the movement of water, even as a small boy. By the time of my graduation and start of my career as a water engineer, water […]
Botswana was a place I had never expected I would go. Yes, I knew it existed, I’d seen fascinating nature documentaries on the Okavango Delta; I also had heard that […]
At first sight, Namibia is a hot, barren land of sand and rock and gravel, somewhat akin to an oven crammed with broken terracotta. The only life immediately visible was […]
I left Liberia exhausted and cynical. The happy, formative memories of my younger days in Cameroon and Swaziland were largely forgotten. Now much of my perception of the expansive continent […]
One of the most common questions that I receive is from engineering students – or recent graduates – who are trying to figure out what they want to do with their lives.
“How do you get a job working as a travelling engineer?”