Hi, I'm Kara and I'm a full-time blogger. You may know me as Kara on the Coast. I get paid to travel around to cool spots and blog about it. Read on to find out how I got here and how you can do exactly what I'm doing, too! I always knew I wanted to make up my own job because let's be honest, most jobs stink. I've had a few different careers, but blogging is the only one I've fully embraced. … Read more...
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I'm obsessed with Islamorada in the Florida Keys. I'm so enamored with this quaint waterfront village that I'm ready to pack my suitcase and move from Miami down to this eclectic island chain that's nestled halfway between Miami and Key West. It's my idea of paradise. There are the traditional Florida-kitschy institutions that we know and love like Lazy Days Restaurant and the Lorelei … Read more...
Bloggers like to go on media trips -- that's certainly no secret. And sometimes hotels can benefit greatly by inviting a well-established blogger to experience the property in exchange for promotion via social media and blog posts. But sometimes it can be difficult for PR reps and hotel staff members to navigate the great divide between hosting a blogger and making sure the trip is well worth … Read more...
Hi, I’m Kara Franker!
I'm a travel blogger who has an obsession with the coast!
If I'm not at home in Miami, you can usually find me on a beach off the coast of somewhere beautiful.
I quit my job as a full-time lawyer to become a writer.
Crazy, right!? Click here to read more about my story.
One of my biggest passions is helping people start new adventures.
Have you ever thought about starting your own brand?
Your personal brand is what separates you from everyone else in the world.
I've been blessed by experiencing quite a bit of success from my own brand.
So I decided that I wanted to encourage others to also start their own brands, too!
It's about experiencing freedom and living a life you love.
So let's build it! Start by signing up for my free guide about how to take better photos.