Can You Live On $1400 A Month In Sierra Leone?

This is a question posed by one of my visitors and to answer “YES” directly will be difficult as we all have different tastes and needs as well as creature comforts which we may see as a necessity. To give some perspective – $1400 a month is much more than what 90% of the population […]

Sierra Leonean’s Coming Back…How About You?

It’s been a while since I posted mainly because I’ve been so busy! Anyway, yesterday was double celebration for me – firstly, we welcomed a friend who’s come to stay for good and secondly because Ghana won against Serbia! It felt really good. In addition, to these 2 pieces of good news, I’m aware of […]

Progress In Salone Roads Rehabilitation

On our way to Lakka beach 2 weeks ago, I noticed big improvement in the Penninsular Road. (I’ve got some picture to prove.) And that’s not the only one, a number of main roads are being fixed or have been fixed. For instance, I’m told the road to Bo is now pristine and the road […]

Sample List Of Things To Buy When Coming Long-Term

Got a few people asking so here we go. This list is by no means comprehensive or mandatory as everything depends on your personal taste, likes and dislikes. Also, by all means do suggest some more by leaving a comment. This list here comprises of things you’ll save SERIOUS money on if you buy them […]

Business Registration In Sierra Leone – Part II

OK today, I’ve calmed down following my fury at the Business Registration Bureau in town. Now as I write this entry, I’ve been to this place a total of 10 times since my initial post about regisitering a business in Sierra Leone (click here to read Part I) and till today I’ve not completed eveything! […]