All posts by Kara

If One Day I’m Not A Flight Attendant

Every year, flight attendants are required by the FAA to go through recurrent training, Recurrent training is when we stews spend a couple of days in a classroom and cover emergency procedures, power

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My World Of Contrast

I didn’t want to leave Europe last week, but contrary to popular belief, I do have responsibilities, a couple of which were important that I return for.  Miserably though, insult was added injury,

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Monopoly Money: Foreign Currency & A Traveling Life

Budgeting for trips is a skill that is sharpened and honed the more one travels, one that is universally used whether traveling in the United States, Europe, or Asia, but learning the value of currency

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Hello Jet Lag: Traveling International & Dealing with Jet-Lag

Today, I feel fuzzy.  Droopy eyelids.  Low energy.  I want to do nothing.  Formulating coherent thoughts is extra challenging right now. Hello Jet Lag! A handful of naps, movies, and snacks later, I

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Hookups, Hangovers, and Hostel Hell

I know my sweet Grandmother is a faithful reader of my blog, but because she reads so faithfully, I would suspect she’ll be reading this post, one in which simply the title may appall her dear soul.

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To Be Here

I live in the Los Angeles bubble, a land concentrated by individuals chasing dreams of the big screen, of acting, of stardom, and yet, I have not once, not ever, desired to be an actress, but ironically,

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Who Is On Mount Rushmore?

I spent a day in South Dakota.  It was ridiculous flying into Rapid City, but worth the hassle.  Denver airport and I were about to become really good friends, as when I landed, I realized, I couldn’t

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A Blink Into Life Without Sight

The sing-song of chimes startled me awake. I rolled over, attempting to focus on the neon numbers shining from my iPod player. 3:15am. Ouch. Pulling myself out of bed, I walked over to my desk, and opened

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Kutná Hora and The Bone Chapel

Have you ever been somewhere, and all that you could think was, “This. Is. Just. Weird.”  That was pretty much the train of thoughts my mind halted on when I visited the bizarre Bone Chapel

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A Flight Attendant’s Workday: The Predictably Unpredictable Life Of A Cabin Crew Member

Whenever I think I’ve seen it all, I’m surprised by the “OMG! That’s never happened before” moments.  I shouldn’t be so surprised,

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