Not what I was expecting. Here’s the thing with having expectations…they are almost always wrong, but it is impossible to not think about a place, its people and culture. Isn’t that why we travel somewhere? We see a picture, hear a tale, read a book, and that inspires us to go. So somewhere expectations come along.
I like to do my research before jet setting. Some of the research I ran across on Guatemala said it is unsafe; there are kidnappings, muggings at gun point, corrupt cops, ATMs that will steal your information, the list goes on. So, I had my guard up while visiting the country (FYI – you should be aware anywhere where you go). Even though these things are scary to read I was drawn to the country and this wasn’t going to stop me from going. I went, I was careful, and Continue reading
The Corn Islands are somewhat off the beaten path…but they won’t be for long. This past Thanksgiving I was starting to feel that itch, you know the one, the travel itch. I had 7 whole days to work with, I needed to go somewhere. Continue reading
Good news! You don’t have to travel far in Iceland to Continue reading
Hold on, wait. I thought you said your name was Katie? Yep, it is. But, through the years some of my best friends have started calling me Kitty. Probably because I am cute as a button and oh so fluffy. Yea…right. More like foxy and full of sass.
I am not sure which of my friends started the Kitty trend, but I do know when I started embracing it…