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Travel. Animals. Writing. Photography. Books. Movies. Art. Creating. Dreaming. Thinking. Exploring. Adventure. Living.

^ Just a few topics that make this world go round and what will be covered on this blog, and more.

About Me:

  • Name – Kalie Lyn
  • Age – 21
  • Hometown – Detroit, Michigan
  • Currently Reside – Madrid, Spain
  • Occupation – Student at St. Louis University-Madrid Campus
  • Future Career – Travelling Journalist, Photographer and Writer
  • Pets – Dogs, Cats and Alpacas (No, not Llamas, ALPACAS)
  • Best Advice I Ever Heard – “Write like no one is watching because you’ll be edited like everyone is watching.”
  • My Role Models – Nelly Bly, Jane Goodall, Diane Fossey, my Mother and Grandmother

*Note: All articles are written by me, Kalie Lyn, unless otherwise noted; All photographs are taken by me, Kalie Lyn, unless otherwise noted.*


40 responses »

  1. Like the name of your blog and the quote linked in.

  2. Kudos for a well thought-out blog. I am just oh-so-jealous! I love the way you write and I admire the passion you have for writing. I wish I got more time to read your writings… Good luck anyway.

  3. Hello / Hola,
    You commented on many of my pictures (thank you for that) – but I won’t be keeping my wordpress blog account.
    I wanted to let you know that you can find my blog at:

    Keep on writing; it’s lovely,


  4. Interesting and inspiring too! Thanks.

  5. i love this comment.. might steal it :)- “Write like no one is watching because you’ll be edited like everyone is watching.”

  6. Congrats on being Freshly Presses 🙂

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  8. Hello Kalie, Thank you for the information. Its very useful and practical too. Like to read your blogs and always looking forward for more…..

  9. hey, came across your post on freshly pressed! I’m 21, a blogger and currently living in Madrid too, crazy!!

  10. Hey, Kalie! I found your blog when Amy at Radical Amazement “shared the love” – I’ve only had a chance to skim the posts, but am looking forward to getting caught up. I love your conversational writing style. It’s like sitting in a cafe for a chat! I hope you’re having a great time in Madrid.


    • Hi Elizabeth,

      Thank you so much for your nice comment! Yes, that was very generous of Amy @ Radical Amazement to put all our links up there. I too saw yours and just loved your “24K – and I’m not talking about gold” NaNo post! You seem very funny and it portrays in your writing!

      So once again, thank you so much for your comment! I really appreciate it!


  11. Great blog! I love it, and I love the way it’s set up. You post all the time and I think that’s great! You’re an awesome writer and I look forward to seeing all your posts in the future.

  12. Limebird Writers has nominated YOU for a Versatile Bloggers Award. Congratulations! –

  13. I’ve nominated your blog for the Liebster Blog Award, i love reading your blog and wanted to share it with others 🙂

  14. Hi there! I just happened across your page- I’m also a 21 year-old environmentalist/creator living in Michigan (Grand Rapids)! I just starting blogging for the first time, and you’re officially the first blog I’m following! Thanks for posting.:]

    • Oh, I love Grand Rapids! My sister goes to school at Grand Valley so whenever I’m home, I spend weeks there with her!

      I’m so glad you like my blog and I’m glad we have the same interests! I’ll have to check out your blog and posts!

      Thanks for commenting! 🙂

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  16. Congratulations! Limebird Writers has nominated you for the Sunshine Award! Thanks for being there since the start. Big hugs –

  17. Hi Palm Trees & Bare Feet, I nominated you for a 7 X 7 Link Award!
    Good luck, hope you win!

  18. Thank you for following Bucket List Publications blog.

    Please feel free to follow along at the Bucket List Publications Magazine as well.

    There are a lot of great bucket list articles from writers around the globe as well as an opportunity to have your own bucket list dreams come true.

    We’ve already made one reader’s dream of heli skiing a reality.

    Stay tuned,

    Lesley Carter/Bucket List Publications Editor!/LesleyMCarter

  19. Hi! I hope you have time to join a game of tag. I’m excited to read your answers to the questions I prepared. I get inspired by your posts, especially the quotes, you write everyday. I read your blog post through email sent to my phone (usually when I’m commuting).

    Here is the link:

    Have a nice day!


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