hello " Kelly161 first welcome thing in this virtual platform Second Life No panic
Second Life allows you to create and personalize your avatars, interact with each other . Residents can explore, socialize , meet other residents , and manage individual or group activities , create partnerships , marry , carry out projects , buy land, build , operate and teleport in the past ( the Middle Ages) and travel through the islands and lands that make up the the virtual world.
First have a look at this site " Destination Guide " here you will find some of the destinations of the tip of various categories , hard . Artistic parks , shop etc. https://secondlife.com/destinations?lang=it-IT
I hope this is helpful , I understand that the first time around and confused but believe me .. everything will be much more fun and easy , you just have to practice , begins to communicate with people who do not give weight meetings.. if you do not immediately your answers , I wish you many beautiful things and a good stay