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Posts tagged ‘How to…?’

  • NOW LIVE: apply for Ugandan tourist visas online

    Jul 1, 16 • 33402 views 284 comments

    All Ugandan tourist visas are now online. Apply BEFORE you travel! DISCLAIMER: I update this page regularly based on feedback from visitors to Uganda. Although in theory all Ugandan tourist visas must be applied for in advance online – and...

  • Kampala City Festival – Tips for enjoying the Festival

    Oct 3, 15 • 7374 views 18 comments

    Are you going to Kampala City Festival this October 8th? This is the Muzungu’s story from a previous year. I had a blast! Scroll down to the bottom of this page for the Muzungu’s tips on how to enjoy the Kampala City Festival 2017! The Kampala...

  • “Eating fish” on Lake Victoria – the Muzungu’s guide

    Apr 4, 15 • 15001 views 28 comments

    “Eating fish” on Lake Victoria – the Muzungu’s guide Regular readers of Diary of a Muzungu will know how much I enjoy venturing off the beaten track and sharing my favourite Uganda travel experiences. Here is my Guide to eating fish,...

  • How to climb Mount Kilimanjaro – Tales of a Novice Climber

    Oct 7, 14 • 5406 views 3 comments

    How to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on your ‘travel bucket list’? I love hiking, but there’s a lot more to it than just being fit, as the Muzungu found out when I climbed (the comparatively low!) Mt. Elgon in Uganda....

  • Why do Muzungu women like dating Rastas?

    Dec 6, 13 • 42162 views 75 comments

    Someone recently asked me: “Why do Muzungu women like dating Rastas?” If you want to know what’s really going on in mixed relationships, tell me what you think of this one? Some of the experiences shared our explicit. I’d never...

  • How to date a Ugandan

    Aug 6, 13 • 24303 views 51 comments

    A blog post about dating in Uganda will not suffice. This material fills at least one book! Ugandan men can be handsome and very charming. They know how to tell women what we want to hear. Delivery of promises is an altogether different issue!...

  • How to take your dog from Uganda to the UK

    Jul 31, 13 • 7123 views 5 comments

    How to take your dog to the UK from Uganda This is a guide to taking your dog from Uganda to the UK, based on the personal experience of Adelaine Williams, an expat resident in Uganda. Much of this information will be relevant to international pet...

  • How to make international calls from Uganda

    Jul 24, 13 • 4316 views 1 comment

    Making an international phone call from Uganda can be pretty straightforward. It can also be a right pain in the kabina (bottom). When I first arrived in Uganda as a volunteer, I very rarely called home. For some reason outbound phone calls from...

  • How to avoid Bilharzia

    Jul 24, 13 • 14581 views 4 comments

    You won’t always get Bilharzia if you swim in Lake Victoria and, if you do, it may take weeks, months or even twenty years for you to show symptoms. Bilharzia (also known as Schistosomiasis or snail fever) can be horrible. You will feel under the...

  • How to avoid Malaria

    Jul 6, 13 • 20632 views 6 comments

    How to avoid Malaria When I was a VSO volunteer, I was given a whole list of vaccinations (15 injections in total!) and a free supply of anti-Malarials, in the belief it was cheaper to medicate me than to repatriate me! I took the anti-Malarials...