Delicious fruit tart filled with cream and topped with an assortment of fruit.
Connecticut may not seem like the ideal place to vacation, but as someone who has lived here for almost 15 years, I can say there’s lots to do, especially for young children. As a preschool teacher and program director we often planned several trips per year for our students and their families. Some of […]
There’s been several Nobel winners over the past month that have received recognition for physics, peace and literature. The most shocking came today with Bob Dylan being awarded the Nobel prize in literature for his great poetic song writing ability. The Nobel Museum is located in Stockholm, Sweden, Gamla Stan to be exact and […]
Print Recipe Thai Curry Chickpeas with Basmati Rice Vegetarian Thai curry dish with spices from the East served with rice Course Main Dish Cuisine Indian Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings People Ingredients 15.5 Ounces Chickpeas13.5 Ounces Thai Coconut Milk4 Tablespoons Curry Powder2 Tablespoons Turmeric Powder1/2 Cup Chopped Shallots2 Tablespoons Jalapeno1/4 Tablespoon […]
Print Recipe Blueberry Coconut Scones Delicious vegan blueberry coconut scones that are dairy, soy, egg and gluten free. Course Breakfast Cuisine British, Vegan Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings people Ingredients 3 Cups Gluten Free Flour1 Cup Coconut Milk1/3 Cup Organic Shredded Coconut1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar1/2 Tablespoon Baking Powder1/4 Teaspoon Salt1/2 Teaspoon […]
I’m here again to share some more stories about my experiences abroad. So while in Sweden we visited the Vasa Maritime Museum. Located in Stockholm, the museum was built around the Vasa ship. There’s a lot of history to this museum and the story of how the ship became a significant part of Swedish […]
The sauna, what can I say! It ain’t for everybody…… Our hotel in Finland along with our hotel in Sweden had sauna’s. Both were styled differently but one thing that didn’t change, naked women and men. I didn’t take my camera into the sauna, that would be inappropriate. So I found some photos that […]
I went to visit a Forrest school. Child care and education in Finland is like nothing I’ve seen before, but aligns with my educational philosophy in every way. Moi, which means “Hi” in Finnish, made me feel pretty awesome everywhere I went in Finland, especially when I visited schools. I learned two Finnish words […]
Suomenlinna is an UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s an important part of Finnish history and holds an immense amount of hidden secrets as well. On Suomenlinna, I separated from my group to explore the island at my own pace. There are six museums on the island, but I only visited the military museum, […]
Welcome to K.J. Around the World. This blog explores my many adventures. I’m excited to have you come with me on my many journeys around the world. I’m no professional blogger, but I’ve been writing research papers, educational workshops and articles for the past decade, so I have a little experience writing😊. But this […]
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.