The Motherland

The month of March has been all about exploring the beautiful country I have been living in for the past two months. I’ve had visitors along the way to go on these adventures with, and this past week I was lucky enough to have my family along with me. I took them to a few […]

In the Land of Leprechauns

Seeing as it is March and Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, what better way to spend the month than travelling around the beautiful country that I am calling home for four months? All of March I am exploring every inch of this very green country! We started our adventure and travelled to a […]

A Long Awaited Adventure

The night before I started on my adventure in Ireland I was extremely excited… but also incredibly nervous. Unable to go to sleep, I fussed in my bed. I was anxious about meeting new people, getting along in a new country by myself, and having a disappointing trip. But the momentum of this journey and […]

Just an Illusion

My hair whipped wildly around me, my curls twisting against the Irish wind. The ocean stretched out lazily amidst the afternoon sun, and the enormous, jagged cliffs met the sea proudly. My hands grip the railing tighter as my chest swells with each breath of chilly air, and it hits me. It nearly doesn’t feel […]

Connemara Dreaming

I’ve only been in Ireland for a few days, and I’ve already experienced the Cliffs of Moher and Connemara. The Cliffs of Moher were breathtaking, amazing, beautiful and everything I dreamed they would be. Today I went to Connemara, and I experienced something quite rare. I’m still trying to find words to describe it. As I […]

Time of My Life

Although every student’s experience is different, nearly everyone who’s studied abroad will tell you that their time overseas taught them invaluable lessons–things they wouldn’t have learned in a classroom.  Here’s one example from the pages of Molly’s study abroad blog, in which she describes what she realized after spending a day at the Cliffs of […]