Cooking Lessons

It is strange how much we do not know about the world until we go out and explore it. Granted, there are so many unseen Coliseums, piazzas, canals, and monuments that we might miss if we do not take the opportunity to glance outside. However, there is an even bigger plethora of mundane things that…

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Paint the Landscape White

Ireland is ticking so many things off my bucket list. This week, I had the joy of experiencing my first snowstorm. Actually, as I write this, I can look out the window and see little pieces of sky falling to Earth. I can hear the wind whispering as it makes its way through the trees….

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Much more than tombs and churches

One can never imagine the wonders found in the nooks and crannies of ancient sites. Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting four magnificent cultural sites with my Irish Heritage class. As an anthropology major, I have had a passion for learning about different cultures. I would often imagine what it would be like to…

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Recapping the first three weeks: Oops!

So clearly, I was so overjoyed and excited about being on the other side of the world that I totally forgot to write about my first impressions on the University, city of Maynooth, and the people. Luckily enough, my friend Morgan Snoap did a very good job at reminding me that I should be writing…

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Irish Eudaimonia

    Eudaimonia: The contented and happy state you feel when you travel. Irish Eudaimonia is the joyful state I currently find myself in, because I am less than 24 hours away from embarking in my first adventure across the pond. Born in the small, developing country of Honduras, I could only dream of what…

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