From Alaska to Kosovo

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From Alaska to Kosovo
Adjusting from life in a remote Alaskan village to life as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the new country of Kosovo
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  • Transportation within Kosovo 6 years ago I thought it would be helpful to give a summary of how to get in/out and around Kosovo for future travelers and potential Peace Corps Volunteers. Prishtina International Airport (PRN) This airport is located outside of Kosovo‚Äôs capital, Prishtina. It is small. Flight prices tend to be the highest...
  • What do volunteers DO in the summer? 6 years ago As a Peace Corps Volunteer in the education sector, my job during the school year is obviously teaching. But what about the summer?
  • 2 Turkish coffees + 3 macchiatos + 4 cups of tea = 1 day in Kosovo 6 years ago Kosovo is a coffee culture. It is amazing. I did not know when I signed up for the Peace Corps that I would be moving to a coffee-lover's paradise.
  • How does vacation work in the Peace Corps? 6 years ago Many people imagine that being in the Peace Corps is essentially two years of wandering the globe, and it typically attracts people who love to travel. In reality, 95% of your service will be spent in the same village or city. If you have a hard time staying in the same place for too long, Peace...
  • Things we do that Kosovars consider odd 6 years ago As I look at the culture here, it's easy to come up with a list of things that strike me as odd. But that's not entirely fair. The cultural perceptions go both ways. What about how Americans are perceived by the Kosovars? Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Website Reviews » There are 2 reviews on From Alaska to Kosovo

23:29 PM April 29, 2016

Insightful posts about the culture in Kosovo and hilarious stories about what it's like being in the Peace Corps. Well written & so entertaining!

16:50 PM May 02, 2016

The post "I'm gonna get fat in the Peace Corps" was so great! Funny posts.

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