Flash Backs

Dec 10th, 2015 David Berger 1 min read

2011, November. I was sitting in my Hut, having worked on plastering and liming the burned brick walls. I’d just killed a five foot snake, who had just so happened to come and visit me in my living room. A reward was in order, and a local treat was just the right idea. Inswa (flying termites) Kapenta/Cisense (Dried fingerlings/small fish) Ubwali (Maize flour made into…

The next step: Poland and Denmark

Aug 30th, 2015 David Berger 5 min read

Friends, Family: I have fantastic news to share. Although this last week has been exceptionally stressful, there has been some bright light at the end of the tunnel. On Tuesday of last week, an offer arrived from the Erasmus Mundus Global Studies programme consortium. A couple hours later, as the work day in the U.S. began, I was offered a job with the Dallas Regional…

Must see’s in Zambia!

Aug 25th, 2015 David Berger 1 min read

A quick, impromptu interview with the intrepid Alex Berger, world traveler and travel blogger about must see’s in Zambia. “During David’s three years as a Peace Corps volunteer in various parts of Zambia he had the opportunity to explore the surrounding region in depth. His trips often took him to remote parts of Zambia and at times into the surrounding countries. In this video he…

Travel Safety in Africa

Aug 14th, 2015 David Berger 1 min read

David is a veteran traveler with more than 30 countries under his belt. In today’s interview I asked him about how to travel safely on a budget (including hitch hiking) in sub-Saharan Africa. David shares his personal experience, observations, tips and tricks accrued over three years serving as a US Peace Corps Volunteer (his opinions here are his own and do NOT represent the Peace Corps).

The Frilandsmuseet

May 2nd, 2015 David Berger 2 min read

Good morning folks, We’d been in Copenhagen for a couple of days, and being mid-October we had been blessed with the typical rainy weather! and we were just starting to get a real feel for the city when it was time to try our hand at getting out. We had a perfect sunny day, and knew we couldn’t waste it! So, we crossed the city,…

The Valley of Fire: January’s Journey

Mar 28th, 2015 David Berger 5 min read

Hello folks! I know I promised that I’d be doing a bit of catching up, and although I’ll come back to Denmark and the family’s visit, I wanted to diverge for a post or two and talk about my first couple of weeks back in the U.S. I arrived home in Arizona in mid December, just as the country was gearing up for Christmas and…

A Living City

Mar 15th, 2015 David Berger 1 min read

Copenhagen is a living, breathing city. Full of warmth, green spaces, and a welcoming atmosphere. Here, caught on the last few bright sunny days of autumn, as the cool winds and cold breeze’s start to wind their way into the city, the folks who call Copenhagen home stand ready, prepared for the onslaught of customers. This photo is a celebration of fall, touristing, and the…

Leaves of Fall – Copenhagen in October

Feb 26th, 2015 David Berger 1 min read

Copenhagen is a living, breathing city. Full of warmth, green spaces, and a welcoming atmosphere – as long as you discount the weather. All that rain pay’s off though, in some of the most gorgeous fall forested areas I’ve seen in a long time. This photo is a celebration of fall, the last tinges of green receding as yellow and red swallow up these leaves….