Music and Trips Around The Emerald Isle

Hello everyone! Here to update you on my adventures here in Ireland! Hard to believe I have been here for a little over a month, and have loved every second of it. Since the last time I checked in I have stepped out of the city life here in Dublin and visited some of the…

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Hello Dublin!

Hi everyone, my name is Kirstin Doogan, I am a Junior studying Advertising with a concentration in Art Direction! This semester I am studying abroad in Dublin, Ireland and attending Dublin City University. Today marks a week of being here and I already love everything about this place. Everyone here is so welcoming and makes…

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Cheers, Dublin!

It’s hard to believe that I am back home in Philly writing my final blog post. Wasn’t it just yesterday I was sitting at the airport getting ready to take off?! As I sit and reflect on the last 4 months of my life, I am in awe at how much my experiences abroad have…

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Family and Food: What More Could You Ask For?

Hello friends! I am back to update you all on my time in Ireland and all the yummy food I’ve been eating over here. I only have one month left here, so I am taking full advantage of everything the Emerald Isle has to offer. Since the last time I wrote to you all, I…

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Ireland Adventures

I can’t believe I have been living in Dublin for two months already- time is flying by! Since I wrote my last blog post and updated you all on my first foodie adventures, I have had some more amazing Irish cuisine. Three weeks ago I traveled to west coast of Ireland to Galway. Galway is…

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Eating My Way Through Dublin

Well, I have officially made it to Dublin! I will be here 4 weeks tomorrow… which is a super weird feeling because I feel like I just got here. But at the same time, I already consider Dublin home!  The past few weeks have been filled with a lot of adjustments, missed buses, live Irish…

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Next Stop: Dublin

Hello everyone! I’m Shannon, and I am so excited to say that I’ll be studying away in Dublin, Ireland this upcoming spring semester! I am a junior who is studying Public Relations and Sports Management here at Temple. It is currently December 30th, 2018 and my plane leaves America on January 21st, 2019. So I…

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12 Weeks

12 weeks since I’ve seen the trees in my backyard. 12 weeks since I’ve heard the sound of the birds outside my window. 12 weeks since I’ve driven the winding Pennsylvania roads with the windows down; blasting my music so loud that I can barely even hear myself think. 12 weeks since I’ve stepped foot…

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Boarded the Struggle Bus

Instead of returning back home to Philadelphia at the end of my study abroad program in Dublin, I decided to take an untraditional route and travel solo throughout the United Kingdom and visit Edinburgh, Scotland and London, England. As my friends packed their bags to head to their homestay’s for their internships, or taxi’d over…

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Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Within the past four weeks I’ve flown across the Atlantic and dove straight into a completely new environment. I’ve tried new foods, began learning a new language and made some great connections with people I may have never crossed paths with otherwise. That is the beauty of traveling and I am so glad to say…

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Pride In Dublin!

Hello There! It’s June and that means many cities all over the world are raising up their rainbow flags in honor of pride month, and Dublin is certainly no exception to the celebration. When I first arrived in Dublin, a handful of rainbow flags could be spotted around the city. Now almost four weeks in,…

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Exploring Ireland: Week 2 & 3

It has been three weeks since I landed in Ireland and I can confidently say it is one of the most beautiful countries I have and will most likely ever visit.  During these past 2 weeks, we have traveled to many incredible places. We took a cruise to see the Cliffs of Moher from water…

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