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“We Travel Not to Escape Life, but For Life Not to Escape Us”

I have now been away from home for 123 days. I have walked/ran 994 miles (according to my Fitbit…though, accuracy may very!) I have visited 23 cities (Dublin, Kilkenny, Sligo, Belfast, Cork, Howth, Athlone, Wicklow, Meath, Leeds, Edinburgh, London, Paris, … Continue reading

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In the Name of Love

On September 14th, I sat at my computer nervously eying the clock as my blood pressure steadily increased. I was awaiting the exact moment for tickets to U2’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 at 3 Arena in Dublin to go … Continue reading

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You’re Never to Old to Play in the Mud

The best way to experience another culture, is to jump right in! This is what I did this past weekend, mud and all! I awoke on Saturday morning to 20 mile per hour winds and pouring down rain. As any … Continue reading

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“To be surrounded by peers is one thing. To have companionship is another.”

Arriving at UCD for study abroad, I was quite torn. Part of me wanted to jump in and get involved in campus life, joining clubs and going to events. However, the other half of me had reservations. Did I want … Continue reading

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The Road Leading Up to My Departure for the Emerald Isle

Scrubs. Check. Stethoscope. Check. Umbrella. Check. Favorite poster. Check. Toothbrush. Check. Teddy bear. Check. There sure are a lot of miscellaneous items that I am stuffing into my suitcase as I prepare for my new journey to Dublin, Ireland. However, … Continue reading

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