Month: December 2017

Useful Luganda

English is spoken all throughout Uganda, but learning some Luganda is a great way to connect with Ugandans and to give yourself the challenge and satisfaction of learning another language. *** Good morning – Wasuze otya nno? (lit. ‘how was your night?’) Good afternoon – Osiibye otya nno? (lit. ‘how was your day?’) Good evening Read More

Eating grasshoppers in Uganda

Grasshoppers, known in Uganda as nsenene, are a tasty treat eaten all throughout the country. They are plucked of their wings and legs and cooked. The grasshopper (nsenene) season is from November to December. They are eaten cooked as they are, or sometimes with added onions and other ingredients. Nsenene can be found in the Read More

Ugandan Visa

Getting an entry Visa for travel to Uganda is easy. You have two options; (1) Get the Visa at the Visa desk at the Entebbe airport. (2) Get a visa online before you enter the country. CLICK HERE for the online visa. It makes little difference which way you get your entry visa. Although for Read More

First time in Uganda, what to expect

My first visit to Uganda was also my first visit to Africa. Oh that feeling. Uganda has a tropical climate. Coming from Canada the first thing that struck me was the humidity. The heat was not all that much. North American summers can get super hot, I was used to that. Coming from North America Read More