Finding a minimum-wage, basic job in Texas is cake. Like, last Christmas when I was saving to come here, I had three jobs, and two of them were in retail (i.e., not miminum wage, but not salary, either). Dublin is an entirely different story. Allow me to share a tale… The Time I Applied at Lush,… Continue reading How to… find a job in Dublin
Sorry, Dad. The week before I moved to Ireland, a friend from my study abroad days mentioned she was going to Istanbul for Spring Break, and invited me along. I gleefully told my parents, whom I’m sure had Taken flashbacks, and my dad uttered something along the lines of HAYUL NAH. I booked my ticket anyway. I’ll… Continue reading Introducing…Istanbul!
A couple of weeks ago, I realized I was going to get to spend St. Paddy’s Day in Ireland. WHAT! Lucky. Hashtag blesssed. I get to be super Irish-y on the most Irish day of the year! Well, I soon found out that most Irish don’t actually partake in these festivities and instead use their… Continue reading St. Paddy’s Day
A couple of weeks ago, on a whim, I booked a solo Ryanair flight to Edinburgh. I had never been to Scotland, and was eager to add another country to my list… the flight was also only 30 euro ($35) round trip, so how could I pass that opportunity up?! So, I booked the hour-long… Continue reading 48 Hours in Edinburgh