We know that living away from home can be challenging so sometimes it’s always good to reminisce about your favorite things from home.
So that’s why we asked you what you love most about where you come from.
And of course, you answered us!
“This is a local food in Ghana- beans and plantain with peas. It’s rich in protein, iron and vitamins. It’s a balanced diet which is mostly eaten in the afternoon.
“Most people love this food and there is always a long queue for the beans and plantain. If you haven’t tried it yet, you should. You can also prepare it at home yourself.”
Gabriel Nii-Armah Aryea, Ghana
“Afghani palaw contains rice, carrots etc. It is famous in every house of Afghan people. We Afghans like it very much. When a guest comes to our house we always make Afghani Palaw for them.”
Sharbat Khan, Afghanistan
“I would like to share my favourite thing which is located in Naran, Pakistan.
"When I visit in fall season, I enjoy cold beverages in a natural snow fridge. This is a very awesome thing that happens every year in winter.”
Muhammad Hasaan, Pakistan
“Afghan orphan children smiling while they have a place like home for living. We will never forget this.”
Don Pyaza Jan, Afghanistan
“This is handmade Peshawari sandal. It’s traditional and representative of Pakistani culture which is recognized all over the world through this decent embroidery. This is the thing I like most about home."
Mirza Hasan, Pakistan
“Sleeping in my mosquito net!”
Cornelio Cabison III, United Arab Emirates
“The African kente cloth is a type of silk and cotton fabric made of interwoven cloth strips and is native to the Akan group of South Ghana. Kente cloth has its origin with the Ashanti Kingdom, and was adopted by people in Ivory Coast and many other West African countries. It is an Akan royal and sacred cloth worn only in times of extreme importance.”
Paa Kwasi, Ghana
“My favourite thing is Mango. I cannot tell you how much I love it. Without all of this I am incomplete. This is my lifeline in the desert to live. Mango Mango Mango!”
Saim Alam Khan, Pakistan
“Beautiful and nutritious fruits on the streets of Accra in Ghana.”
Ezekiel Smile Dewortor, Ghana
“Whenever I feel free from work my favourite place is the Pakistan sea which is located in Karachi city and is known as Sea-View. This is my favorite place to go. #
"Every week or month, we always visit for some enjoyment to reduce work tension etc. When we reach there, all of our worries are hidden inside. We don’t know how time passes so quickly.”
Mazhar Ali Khan Javed, Pakistan