Here’s to My Second Month in Dublin

Up until this past weekend, I have been able to go out after work, explore the city, go on hikes, and go to museums without worrying about my health. I have been staying hydrated and sleeping for seemingly enough hours every night; I thought that would be enough for the remainder of my travels. Alas,…

Maybe America Could Use Some Pointers

This past weekend, my friend Tegan and I decided to venture off to Edinburgh, Scotland. We booked our plane tickets about a week and a half ago when the prices were low; we also figured we might as well see a different part of Europe! This was all fine and good until we realized our…

I’m Ready to Experience Even More

I can’t believe this is my fourth blog post during my time abroad. It feels like just yesterday I was sitting on my couch in Pennsylvania writing my pre-departure post, and now I’m sitting at my desk halfway across the world. Time flies when you’re having fun, and I have never understood the real truth…

You Learn Something New Every Day

I wake up every morning and remember how grateful I am to be able to live in a different country this summer. I know that sounds cheesy, but it’s true. Ireland is truly a beautiful island, and I cannot wait to spend more time exploring all that it has to offer. Working in Dublin is…

This is What I’m Here to Do

Hello from Dublin! These past seven days have been a blur, filled with so many exciting adventures: hurling lessons, a tour of our accommodations at University College Dublin, a Gaelic football experience, a field trip to three of Wicklow County’s most popular destinations, a day trip to Belfast, and a few night-outs in downtown Dublin….

Why Waste Such A Special Opportunity?

Hello everyone! My name is Valerie Davis and I am a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh. I am a Media and Professional Communications major on the Corporate/Community Relations track with minors in Political Science and Theatre Arts. I am originally from around 30 minutes north of Pittsburgh, so I have been a “yinzer”…