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By Becky Montgomery - Florida Weekly Correspondent keywest.floridaweekly.com
After traveling the world — Germany, Rome, Mexico, Scotland, Spain, Greece, St. John — Samantha Lowry is finally settling down. Kind of. Although no date has been set yet, “Last week I got engaged to my childhood best friend, Hakan,” she said, flashing her engagement ring. Congratulations are in order. This means a move to New York City soon, though, where her betrothed currently works in building maintenance, but she says it’s in no way permanent. “I give it two years, tops,” she said about living in the city, not the marriage. “Since I’ve lived here in Key West, I’ve spent most of every August and September on vacation somewhere. That’ll probably never stop.”
That’s one of the best things about working in the hospitality industry, she says. “There’s such flexibility with my job. I can take off whenever I want, and I won’t get fired. I’ll always have a job.” In fact, the last time she left for a two-month vacation, she was promoted to bar manager when she returned to her current place of employment, Tattoos and Scars. Click Here To Read More!