The Irish Version of Myself

Moving to Ireland created a version of myself that can only be described as the Irish version of myself. Irish Morgan is loud, free, and doesn’t have a care in the world. She walks to work because she doesn’t have a car. She drinks in the middle of the day because there is no one […]

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19 Habits I Brought Back From Ireland

1: Saying things like “Brilliant!” and “Grand!” and “Thanks a million!” and “Cheers!” They just slip out and people look at me like I’m crazy 2: Writing my dates like this: 20/11/14 Literally have had to rip up checks and re-sign documents because of this 3: Cadbury Caramel It’s the best chocolate on the earth. Try […]

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I Lived.

Well, it’s here!! One year living in Dublin, Ireland and traveling around Europe and Israel caught on video. I finished the editing and every clip is only two seconds long. Apologies in advance because, well, I am not a videographer. Haha! You’ll see what I mean. But this video is very personal with close friends […]

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Things I Miss About Ireland

It’s been three whole weeks since I’ve been back in the States. I’ve given myself some time to really sink back into American culture and think about the things I miss in Ireland. So far, this is this list. Cadbury Carmel (best. chocolate. ever.) Late night Papa Johns Walking to work (We drive EVERYWHERE in […]

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The Truth About Life After College

Children watch the adults in their lives go about their daily business. The idea of being a grown up and free of homework seemed so magical. That freedom was something kids longed dreamt of often. I remember when I left for college, my parents warned me not to rush through school because, in the words […]

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Questions about the Working Holiday

Several people emailed me with questions about the Working Holiday Authorization (WHA). I’ve decided to combine the most common questions into one blog post in hopes to help each of you. 🙂 What are the living costs of Dublin? I wish I could tell you all that living in Dublin wasn’t expensive, but it was. The average cost […]

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On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home

“I’m pretty tired. I think I’ll go home now. And just like that, my runnin’ days was over, so I went home to Alabama.” – Forrest Gump So I am currently sitting in Dublin Airport waiting for the time to come when they tell me to board the plane. I lost it initially when I […]

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I moved to Dublin and fell in love.

One year ago, I hopped off an Aer Lingus flight, piled giant suitcases into a taxi, and sped off into the early Dublin day. I had no idea what adventures awaited me, who I would meet, or what my lunch was going to be. I was in uncharted territory. A vision danced before my eyes. My feet […]

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Favorite Places to Visit in Ireland

This is a list of my favorite places to visit in Ireland. Some of the places are entire counties while others are towns. The list is my own personal opinion, and I know I’ll step on a few toes by placing some towns in the order I have. But, this is my opinion and I […]

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Thoughts You Have in a Year Abroad

Pre Year Abroad: On the outside I’m all like, “Oh you know. Just gonna go travel and work for a year.” On the inside I’m all like, “What the hell have I gotten myself into?” Weeks 1-2: Oh my God!!!!!!!! This is the BEST PLACE EVERRRRRRRRRR!!!! Weeks 3-4: Hey new bestie, let’s go out and […]

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