Food and Travels, Posts in English

My top 10 African dishes

Be aware: the following article might trigger the urge to take a trip to an African country or better yet, go running to your African neighbour for some yummy treats! It was not easy to narrow this list down to 10 dishes but here it is. Photo by Magda Ehlers on 1. Thiéboudiène My… Continue reading My top 10 African dishes

Own your life, Posts in English

6 Lessons to learn from Fulani people

They are called Fulani, Fulbé, Peuhl and are a proud nomad people. Experienced breeders and travelers, they are scattered in different tribes and countries in West Africa, each with their own aadaaji (i.e. customs, traditions in Fulah). As a Fulani, here are the lessons I think this culture taught me. 1. Be proud of who… Continue reading 6 Lessons to learn from Fulani people

À propos, Posts in English

What is Aada?

Aada means tradition, custom in Fulah which is a West African dialect spoken in Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Mauritania, Cameroon, Nigeria with some variations. I really like the idea of passing on stories from generation to generation, from mouth to ear and nowadays from one side of the planet to the other. The idea that technologies… Continue reading What is Aada?