I recently received the best gift from my parents- The InstantPot! Imagine a pressure cooker, but better, faster and with easy-to-use digital buttons. It amazes me how easy cooking has become for us while cooking in developing countries continues to be a very physical event that takes up at least half of the day, usually a woman's. Since my service in the Peace Corps, I have prepared my favorite Cameroonian dish the way I was taught by locals whenever I had the time. When I decided to convert my Groundnut Stew recipe, I did some research (and by research, I mean lots of eating!) and I came up with the below recipe on my Everlast Rocketbook (a great way to easily upload hand-written recipes, lists and journal entries).

This summer, stay safe with this handy list of common scams that you encounter in various countries. Make sure to keep your valuables somewhere safe on you, and be aware of your surroundings. Make sure you follow our handy guide on Maps.me and place a pin in your hotel or Airbnb so you can quickly make your way back to safety if you feel like you stumble onto a rough neighborhood. See below for a few more things to be careful about when traveling!