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    The History of St. Augustine

    One thing I discovered on my day trip to the east Floridian coast last weekend was that the history of St. Augustine is fascinating. Not many people...

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    St. Augustine, FL in 15 Photos

    St. Augustine is one of those places I’d always wanted to visit, but for some reason I never actually had the time (or maybe the energy) to...

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    Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

    I discovered while hiking through Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge that there’s something so peaceful about Florida nature.

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    A Long Weekend in Miami

    I don’t know why it took me so long to get to Miami. I’d been living in Tampa for nearly a year and a half before I...

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    Good Eats: Little Havana, Miami Edition

    What was the highlight of my trip to Miami? Do you even have to ask? Of course it was the delicious Cuban food.


It’s been almost two years since I left Paris, and as I prepare to graduate college and move on to bigger and better things (most notably, teaching in South Korea!!!), I am experiencing some major nostalgia. Read More


What was the one thing I was looking forward to most about Miami? Definitely the food.

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The one thing I didn’t expect when visiting Miami was the abundance of street art I found hiding around corners throughout the city. Sure, I was looking forward to delicious Cuban food, beautiful beaches, and parties at all hours of the night, but I didn’t expect the art community of Miami to be so extensive.

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Like any Provencal city, Avignon has its quaint charm, its ability to make you sigh when you turn a corner on a cobblestoned street. But Avignon also has something more than most of the tiny hilltop villages in Luberon, or the tiny streets of Aix-en-Provence. Visitors can explore not only its visual beauty, but also its historical importance, particularly during the Medieval period in Europe. Read More