Category Archives: Ireland

Travel plans change, new adventure awaits

An opportunity to visit England this summer changed unexpectedly, yet I’m hoping that it’ll only lead to another chance soon. I have until early May 2017 to use my airline ticket, so I figured, why not make it up by … Continue reading

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Favorite experiences in Ireland – Part 2

Grafton Street, one of Dublin’s shopping districts, was bustling with artistic displays and merchants selling colorful flowers. Its creative atmosphere made it a great spot for the statue honoring one of Ireland’s musicians, Philip Lynott of Thin Lizzy. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Favorite experiences in Ireland – Part 1

Signs of Irish spirit have been popping up everywhere as a beloved holiday approaches once again. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I’m reflecting on so many great memories of my first trip to Ireland; I’d love to be there … Continue reading

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A writing opportunity to inspire more travel

Bulletin boards covered with study abroad fliers have inspired wanderlust throughout my college years. Recent international travel experience has further encouraged me to feel more positive that I could make it happen. So whenever I see another flier detailing an … Continue reading

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What I learned from my first international travel experience

Just as I wrote about preparing for the trip to Ireland, I also wanted to do so with a reflective post. Two weeks after we returned to Philly, my travel group met to reflect on our time abroad as well. … Continue reading

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Leaving Ireland with hopes to return

Our global studies group had an early check-out time the next morning from Trinity College Dublin. Several campus students would be providing us with bags of on-the-go breakfast food, including fruit, yogurt and a juice box. We were scheduled to … Continue reading

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Exploring beyond Dublin to the west of Ireland

The last full day in Ireland began early for myself and the two students I joined at a tourism office a couple of days beforehand. We had to be at the Molly Malone statue, where it was moved to temporarily … Continue reading

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