Well folks, I caved. After a combined 33 months of living in Ireland, it finally happened. I went to a real live GAA match at Croke Park! And then another a few weeks later! And, to let you in on a little secret, I kinda liked it… The GAA (pronounced ‘gah’) is a uniquely Irish … More The Core of Irish Culture: The GAA
This is part of Small Planet Studio’s My Global Life Link-up. Check out the great community over there! Even if this is your first visit to my blog, I’m sure you have figured out just how into food I am. Food and culture are inextricably linked. In my mind, it is impossible to separate the … More Cross-Cultural Beverages
(This post was written for Melibee Global) We hear the phrase “meaningful travel” being used an awful lot as of late. Travel bloggers write it, education abroad providers have coined it as a slogan, colleges’ and universities’ global education offices slap it onto their brochures, and, yes, the term even gets tossed around in the … More Meaningful Travel: Does it mean anything anymore?
At the end of my very first time abroad (studying at the University of Limerick for a semester during my junior year of undergrad), my mom- who is more like my best friend than a typical mother- flew into Ireland (her first time abroad as well) and we went railing for 6 weeks around Europe. … More Saint Emilion’s La Fete Du Vin
As I start 2015, I want to reflect on this past year and look forward to the next. Last year saw personal and professional growth, ups and downs, and some fairly major life changes including; planning a multicultural wedding, travels with friends, some disappointing career let-downs, getting married, focusing more on my health and wellbeing, … More Happy New Year from Dublin!
Originally posted on progressive ponderings:
As the American mid-term elections come to pass, every second advertisement in Maryland seems to be attacking Republican Larry Hogan or Democratic Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown. I was more interested in down-ticket campaigns and candidates, so I went to an NAACP-sponsored candidates forum in the town of Havre de Grace.…
This post originally appeared on The Abroad Guide. Whether you’re studying in Dublin this summer, next semester, or just have plans to visit someday, there is one thing almost all travel guides warn you of– the rain! So much so, you are prepared to hunker down in a cozy pub with a hot whiskey or … More It’s Always Sunny In… Ireland?