barcelona + switzerland

A couple weeks ago, my sister came to visit me in Ireland. She arrived on a particularly cold Sunday, at about 10 am. I met her at the bus stop and we went to a cafe in town and I showed her what the town was like a bit. That night we ended up going…

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(amster)dam what a weekend

This past weekend, I spent my days in Amsterdam. I went with Ada and Ellen, another girl that I have met during my time here at Maynooth. The plane ride was nice and short, and my playlist was perfect for the  mood so that helped for sure. We arrived sometime in the evening, and Elexsa…

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Last week was my fall break. It’s called “study week” here at Maynooth, but even the professors aren’t fooled into thinking that the students are doing much studying at all. I had been planning to head to Rome to visit Elexsa, Paula and Andrea studying there this semester. Needless to say, I ate a ridiculous amount…

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2 friends, 4 flights, 3 countries, 11 days

And so my trips are completed (for the time being). 2 friends, 4 flights, 3 countries, 11 days. Not too shabby, if I do say so myself. Thursday morning after class I rushed to the post office to see if my phone had come. I had hope and alas my phone was there. There were…

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my almost-one-month ireland-versary post

So I have been here at Maynooth for almost a month now and it seems crazy. I feel like I have been here forever but also like I just got here a week ago. Weird how that works. Anyways, life has been interesting to say the least. Last Saturday, I finally made my way into…

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week 2

I’ve been busy these past couple of week, busy enough to (almost) forget to do another blog post. Since I have arrived here at Maynooth University I have spent little to no time in my room doing nothing. Last weekend, I met with Elexsa and Paula in London because Elexsa had planned to attend the…

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departure

Today is the big day!!! I’m sitting in the airport enjoying traveling alone more than I should, taking my time to do this first blog post eat and read my book. First Orlando to Newark, then Newark to Dublin. Granted I’m not too pumped about this long travel day, but I know it will be well worth…

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