Boston is home to the Super Bowl Champs the New England Patriots, but there’s so much to see in this historical city that goes beyond sports. The city mixes old world charm with modern accessibility. Join me as I explore the city and all it has to offer for 2017 and beyond. 1. Have a Tea Party […]
As someone who emigrated to this country as a child, there’s a special place in my heart for refugees seeking the American dream. Although I’ve traveled the world and found the “American Dream” elsewhere, the U.S. has been a golden destination for individuals seeking a new start from economic/social strife and warfare. I heard […]
The Journey to Becoming a Culinary Traveler: I’ve always had a fascination with food and travel. With so many ways to gain new experiences, culinary travel is something for novice and veteran travelers alike. Although I’ve only started documenting my travels recently, I’ve had experiences to be remembered forever. In my mind, not every moment […]
Weekend Travel Bag: Packing Tips and Tricks! With so many ways to pack for a weekend getaway, I’m the girl who makes it my business to always travel light. I know this might not be for everyone, but if your looking for some tips and tricks to packing light you’ve come to the right […]
Exploring Washington, D.C. on a budget can be difficult if not planned correctly. Heading to D.C. with the kids might seem like an additional expense, but the experience I had back in December would be what I call having a blast on a budget. The kids had a great time and I didn’t break the bank […]
Baby Travel Abroad: A First Time Mom’s Experience! I became a mom seven years ago to beautiful baby girl. It was important for me to travel with her to Antigua for her to meet extended family. Being a first time mom, I was a little nervous, especially because I breast-fed and this was post 9/11 […]
Holiday Season in New York City: Whether your visiting with family or on a solo trip to New York City, the Holiday Season can be a magical time in the city. There’s so much to see, eat and do, you won’t run out of options for staying busy while visiting. I’ve had some great experiences this […]
Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies: Finding the perfect Holiday gift for the foodie in your life can be difficult. If you know me personally, you know I love food and I love to eat. As a self-described foodie, I’m here to help you get your gift buying troubles in order. The first thing to keep […]
My International Travel Playlists: Playlists are a must for me on vacation. My eclectic tastes in music allows me to relax and embrace the moment, what ever it may be, when I’m traveling. When I’m on an island, I need music that puts my mind at ease and puts me in a relaxed mood, usually […]
Traveling with Natural Hair: The Do’s and Don’ts! My top 5 Must Do’s for traveling with natural hair include: Purchase travel size products, if these are not available get empty travel sized bottled from Walmart or Target and fill them up. Remember to bring that silk scarf/bonnet, you don’t want your hair to break […]
K.J. Around the World
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I'm K.J. Welcome to my blog. My passion for food and travel inspired me to create this blog as a way to share my experiences. I'm a part-time adjunct professor with a family, so I'm not living the digital nomad lifestyle. My goal is to share my inspirational experiences with women who dream of traveling without having to quit their day job.