I Understand How Dorothy Feels

Well everyone I am officially back home after living in Ireland for 9 months. I waited a week after my flight back to even begin writing this final blog post to give me time to settle in. I can’t really explain this feeling. Its bizarre. I knew there would be a culture shock, I knew…

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Checklist for Ireland (all bullet points)

Things to prepare for as a Floridian coming to Ireland: When you tell people where you’re from the most common reactions will be: “Ohh! No way!” “How’re you enjoying this weather then?” “Disney!” “Why would you ever pick Ireland?!” Seriously.. The weather is INSANE, not very constant so it keeps you on your toes. Wind,…

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A Little Homesick

Warning: this blog will be all over the place! Addressing some logistics, and some feels. I haven’t been adventuring nearly as much as last semester (so far) so this blog won’t be as interesting in that respect. Sometimes its a bit rough getting back into the rhythm of things, especially when going through multiple changes. Last…

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Ireland Round Two

Hello everyone! I tried to vlog this time around but I found thats actually much more difficult to do on the letters to america website so I decided to stick with my familiar friend: the keyboard. I have been back in Ireland since the 30th of December, to take my finals for the first semester…

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Goodbye first semester!

Hello everyone! This will be my final blog for the first semester. A semester in which I met amazing people from across the globe, traveled both in and outside of Ireland, and saw sites I only thought existed on postcards. Before traveling abroad I thought my identity could be defined within certain parameters like “sister”…

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Traveling, Healthcare, and Academics refresher!

Hello again! In this blog I am going to touch on a few subjects that I think are crucial when preparing for your studies abroad. I highly recommend reading the healthcare aspect the most out of all my topics, but once again feel free to read to what applies best to you!   ACADEMICS So…

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First week of Class/Cliffs of Moher/Dublin

Good morning! My goal is to write weekly for these blogs, to make sure I am including every last bit of advice and adventures. The only time I won’t write for the week is if I have nothing to update on, or I am gathering more info before I write my blog! Warning this is…

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Before I go!

Hello everyone who is curious about the Ireland experience! Before I dive into my blog I figure its important to share a bit about myself. I am a sophomore in the 3/2 program at Rollins College, I want to travel the world, and I have extreme liquidity when it comes to all things new or…

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