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
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
“Who are those blonde girls always in your pictures?” As an introvert, I have this (maybe irrational) fear that I will never make new friends in adulthood because I am simply too shy to approach a stranger and ask if they want to be friends. Note: I can’t be the only one who feels this… Continue reading BAES.
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)
It’s common knowledge that the weather forecast is never taken seriously in Ireland. Like Texas- albeit, on a colder scale- you can often feel many types of weather all in one day here on the Emerald Isle. That being said… when it came to a recent trip to the coast I took with my flatmate,… Continue reading Goin’ to Galway
I hopped on the opportunity to venture to Cork this past week with some friends for a quick little escape- but I ended up staying longer than anticipated because #yolo. It was a packed little trip! I was there to see a friend’s film screen in the Cork Film Festival, and ended up doing much… Continue reading Basically Corkonian