On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home

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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Road Tripping Ireland

Road Tripping Ireland

So last night, my friend Ryan and I sat down with our MacBooks and planned our trip to Donegal. It started off as a simple, "Let's take the bus over to Donegal and Sligo" turned into a flown blown road trip. We won't be gone long, leaving early this coming Saturday morning and returning the following Thursday [...]

Feeling 22

Feeling 22

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgFeZr5ptV8 My birthday TOMORROW, August 29th, and I'll  be turning 23!!!  With the arrival of another birthday and the passing of another year, I am forced to look back on the one that's just gone. I cannot believe that I've spent 11 of the 12 months of my 22nd year here in Ireland. It was [...]

Six Months of Ireland Montage

Six Months of Ireland Montage

So many amazing moments over the last six months! Here is a visual montage of my life over the course of half a year in Ireland. Make sure to click the images to make them larger! 🙂

Top Six Moments in Six Months

Top Six Moments in Six Months

I cannot believe I have lived in Ireland for SIX MONTHS!!! I've hit the half way marker!!! WHAT!??!?! In honor of my sixth month anniversary living in Ireland, I am going to be posting some things about the last half-year over the next few days. First things first, my top six moments in the last six months! They [...]

What am I – a Local or a Tourist?

What am I – a Local or a Tourist?

Here is another column I wrote for the Times-Georgian! Hope you enjoy! 🙂 When my official Six Month comes up (ON SUNDAY!!!) I will tell you which one I think I have actually become! --- I am two weeks away from six months in Ireland, and once a person has lived in the European Union [...]

To Cross or Not to Cross?

To Cross or Not to Cross?

That is the question. Crossing the street should not be considered an art, but in Ireland it is. Ireland is full of back roads that the drivers speed around as if they are in “The Fast and the Furious.”  This tends to cause trouble when pedestrians attempt to cross the street. These one-way streets and [...]

St. Patrick’s Day, Dublin, Ireland 2014

St. Patrick’s Day, Dublin, Ireland 2014

Wow! St. Patrick's Day was a whirlwind and more. It was experience I will never forget, and I want to share some of that with you! Check out my photos and videos from Temple Bar, the Parade, and Parties in the Streets of Dublin. Make sure to click the images to enlarge them!  

St. Patrick’s Day is Coming

St. Patrick’s Day is Coming

I am so excited to spend St. Patrick's Day in Ireland!! It is something I can check off the bucket list and always look back on.  In the coming days there will be festivals, parades, food, and of course booze.  The locals have warned me of preteens running amuck in the city drunk as old [...]

Lost and Stranded Travelers

Lost and Stranded Travelers

A few months ago, I got a message on Facebook from Brianna Evans, a girl from my hometown, telling me she was planning a trip to Ireland, England, and Scotland with one of her friends from college. Being myself, I was more than happy to help! I told her about trains, planes, ferries, buses, tours, [...]