2018, has been great for me so far. At the end of 2017, I got a promotion and the beginning of 2018 has been full of getting to know a whole different bossed up side of myself. So when a friend invited me away for a weekend in Miami,  I pretty much knew my bomb ass deserved a weekend in the sun with my shoulders out!

Kith Treats Miami

Firsts things first, my schedule. I worked until 5:00 pm est Saturday evening and needed to return to work Tuesday afternoon by 2:00 pm est.

I know everyone may not have a schedule like that, but make it work for you, especially if traveling is really important. Make making a way your priority.

Thing 2, I flew into the Ft. Lauderdale airport. American Airlines offered flights that were $200+ cheaper than flying directly into the Miami airport and they also offered flights leaving Richmond at 7:30 pm.


Banana swing at The Museum of Ice Cream

Upon arrival, I was able to secure a Lyft with no problem and in 45 minutes I was in my hotel room, in Miami relaxing. The cost of that ride was $35.

Before traveling, I researched transportation online and found recommendations for a shuttle service at the FLL airport called Go Shuttle. The website stated the service was $25 and the shuttle runs until 2 am. The booth was easy to locate upon arrival and they were very helpful.

Due to the shuttle being a shared ride, and my energy being super low, Lyft was the better, faster option for me.

During my short time in Miami, I was able to visit The Museum of Ice Cream, soak up some sun and also try some wonderful vegetarian meals that really made my time away enjoyable.

Vegetarian ramen at K Ramen.Burger.Beer

The best tips ever:

*Don’t check a bag. Most airlines allow you to bring 1 carry on and 1 personal item onto the aircraft for no additional cost. Save time and money.

* Research is the key to a successful trip. Before any trip I recommend using Groupon to find activities for your place of travel. Often times I have missed out on activities because I waited until I got to my destination to find activities.