Oh, The Places You'll Go!

Oh, The Places You'll Go!

By Shayna Batya

January 03, 2014

A wise man once said,

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go.”

That wise man is Dr. Seuss.

In 2013, I went to a lot of new places. New places that have inspired me to continue the never ending journey of exploring the world.

Each year, I do a recap post including images from each month (you can see last year’s recap, here). Although I posted this year’s full recap on my blog, I wanted to share some of my favorite experiences here, too. These pictures aren’t my “best of” photos, they are simply great memories, in great places, with great people.



 Beam me up!

Beach day with Michi and Brian Ladder.

Mariangel Robles.



Never not high.

Erica Spin.



Carolina Menendez.

Ultra Music Festival.

Malika James.



My first trip to the Far East. Japan.


Cherry blossom celebrations.



Cousin Dave, visiting Miami from London.

Attended my Dad’s wedding.

Met my new cousin, Grace, for the first time.




Joaquin Escobar.

The year of the selfie.



Flew to Israel for my brother’s wedding in Jerusalem.





Erica Spin.


Attended a peaceful rally for Reefa, a young artist & skater who was tazed to death by cops.



Ran away with Jori.


Stephanie came to Miami.



Went to NYC for Halloween.





Celebrated my birthday in NYC.

ING marathon.

Mike Kelley @ MOMA PS1.



Did the Art Basel thang.

Stepdad & baby sis came to visit.

Victoria on NYE.


Check out the full recap, here.

May 2014 bring fresh adventure, new destinations and lots of bad behavior.

“So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) 

Kid, you’ll move mountains!!” 

Shayna Batya