Travel, Writing, and Ireland… My obsession for all three!

For those of you who know me, follow this blog/my social media accounts, or happened to check out my portfolio, you will notice that I mention Ireland. A lot. My entire childhood I longed to go to Ireland. I can’t really explain it. I do not have a close relative who was a recent immigrant. … More Travel, Writing, and Ireland… My obsession for all three!

How to Meet Locals in Dublin, Ireland

(This was written for Melibee Global’s How to Meet People Abroad series. The original post is here.) “Integrating into a community isn’t a quick process. It takes countless coffee breaks at the same places, countless repetitive conversations, and countless moments of courage.” – Nora Kreml Immersing yourself into a new culture takes a lot of … More How to Meet Locals in Dublin, Ireland

November Mini-Challenge Day #1: Weirdest or Dumbest Thing I’ve Taken Abroad

So here is my first blog challenge! It’s just a mini one, I will eventually build up to those month-long challenges the more experienced bloggers do! This challenge comes from Cate Brubaker of Small Planet Studio, a great intercultural and travel resource. Do check the site out! And today’s question is… “What is the weirdest or dumbest thing … More November Mini-Challenge Day #1: Weirdest or Dumbest Thing I’ve Taken Abroad

So….. IRELAND

You may have/ you definitely will notice much talk about Ireland in this space, already here, here, and here. Not only was it the very first “foreign” country I ever visited, where I studied abroad in 2007, where I went grad school, and have returned numerous times since then, but I also have a significant other … More So….. IRELAND