Four years ago this month, I visited London for the first time whilst studying abroad. I stayed with family friends (shout out to Heather and David for an amazing weekend!) and as soon as we got off the train at Waterloo station to explore the city, I instantly knew: I would live here someday. The… Continue reading Four Years Later
I spent the past two weeks hosting a friend from Texas and had the chance to show her a slice of my European life as we made our way through London, Paris, Italy, and Ireland. This is going to be more of a diary entry, and my follow up blog post will be more about… Continue reading Across the Continent
I haven’t traveled much during my time here in London, primarily because I’m so busy balancing work and my course load. However, I recently ventured back to Dublin (AKA my second home) to catch up with my little #IrishFam. I hadn’t visited Dublin since November! I was overdue for a visit. It was my friend… Continue reading Dubs and a Ramble
Going through immigration at the Dublin airport as I was en-route to see my Irish friends for Thanksgiving was…interesting. I no longer have an active residency card, but I still feel Ireland woven through my veins. The immigration officer asked me a million questions as to what I was doing there as if I didn’t… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Apologies for the delay in writing… one moment you’re applying for grad school, the next you’re way deep in articles, class, and the underground. But, I’m back! I decided to dip out on America early and head to Ireland two weeks before my MA program began to catch up with my Ireland friends, eat every… Continue reading Hello, Dublin, My Old Friend
CHRISTMAS IS MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR. The food. The smells. The gifts. The music. The Jesus. I love it all, and I always look forward to December because I truly feel that it’s the most wonderful time of the year! When my mom mentioned she wanted to squeeze in a trip to a… Continue reading Weihnachtachtsmärkte
A few months ago, my dad and I surprised my mom with a round-trip ticket to Dublin. She was overcome with emotion at the thought of leaving her babies (my little brothers) for a week, but alas she was able to overcome that and grew very keen on the idea of seeing my world over… Continue reading Mama & Mo vs. Europe (pt. I)