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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Nine Things To Do in Key West, Florida

Although I am a resident of the state of Florida, technically, I haven't lived in the sunshine state a whole year yet. When I moved to Miami late in 2011, the plan was to stay and get my certifications to teach elementary school.  However, the opportunity to teach in Korea surfaced, and well, I took it.

Three years later, I'm back in Florida and teaching fourth grade in one of the tougher neighborhoods in South Florida.  Eek!

Still, I'm excited to be wearing flip flops and shorts late in December.  The thought of this makes me smile every single time.  ^^  Being back in state known for it's oranges and of course the NBA champions, the Miami Heat, I'm more and more interested in getting out to do stuff.  So, I started with Key West.

Here are some of the "key" highlights (pun intended):

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Nine Things To Do in Hong Kong

A city bustling with life and rhythm, Hong Kong rightfully holds the title for the worlds most densely populated country.  Yes, Hong Kong is a country!!  With all that was going on in Hong Kong, I recall feeling very overwhelmed the first few days there.  But by day 3, I was managing to get around the metropolitan hotspot with much ease.

Here are a round up of how I spent my time there:

Saturday, August 22, 2015

A Beginner's Guide to World Travel

Wat Pho Temple, Bangkok, Thailand
I took my very first solo travel trip ever, late in 2012 and even then, at 31, the very idea of solo travel was completely new to me.  And backpacking, that was something teenagers --born with silver spoons-- did with graduation money.  Until very recently, I had no idea that it was in fact absolutely possible to travel the world, venturing across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, to see and do as much as I could, all the while paying off huge chunks of debt I had accumulated as an undergraduate at Rutgers University.