The air was unusually clear for Cairo, a city notorious for its polluted, hazy skies. Perhaps it was only because it was my first time seeing all the Christmas decorations set up for the bazaar that it felt like a crisp winter day. The bazaar was an opportunity for refugee women to showcase their skills and talents. Many of them were selling handicrafts, and others were dishing up food from their home countries. The smells mingled throughout … [Read more...]
Sara Julia Smith is an international development worker turned writer and social media specialist. She's lived on four different continents and enjoys sharing snippets about the hospitality she witnessed and the mistakes she made during her time abroad.
Today, she lives in central PA and helps others share their stories.