First Time Traveler vs Experienced Traveler

First Time Traveler : Ahhh!!! I am SO pumped! Paris!! London!! AMSTERDAM!!!!!!!!!!!!! Experienced Traveler : Paris, London, Amsterdam! Wooo…. I mean, Yay!!! FTT : My Passport is gonna be loaded with stamps! Come at me customs! ET : I am coming here to visit. Please just stamp my book thing so I can go spend my pennies on delicious […]

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The Expectation and Reality of Living Abroad

When moving abroad, we have many expectations of what our life will be in this new foreign land, but the reality of the situation is usually quite different. — Expectation: Finding an apartment will be like real life International House Hunters! Reality: It will be a fight to the death in the jungle that is foreign […]

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Worst Six Moments in Six Months

To match my Top Six Moments in Six Months, I have to talk about the WORST six moments. They are in no particular order and are each a different kind of awkward. Hope you enjoy the awkwardness that is my life! 🙂 1. A Series of Unfortunate Events Today Ive dropped my tampons in the […]

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I’m a Mess, and That’s Okay

I am a single twenty-two year old college graduate who lives in Ireland working as a temp with no means of settling down anytime soon. 1. I do not have to conform to the norm. Yeah so what if most people go to college, fall in love, and settle down.  That’s most people and I […]

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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! 🙂

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Today I am Thankful for Close Friends

One of the best parts of living in Ireland is having someone from home so close by. Marian lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland, a mere two and a half hours via bus from Dublin.  She grew up in Roanoke, Alabama which is forty-five minutes from my hometown of Carrollton, Georgia, but we did not meet until Freshmen […]

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That Time I Went on a Bad Date in Ireland

This is the story about Tongue First Guy. I met Tongue First Guy in Starbucks, and he seemed to be pretty cool.  We sat and talked for a while getting to know each other, and when I went to leave, he asked me to dinner.  I said yes and gave him my number. A few […]

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It’s the Little Things

Been in Ireland for a gran total of about 6 hours. And I’ve already made a friend!!!!!!!! It’s the little things in life. Now I have to find food. The hostel is a pretty cool place. It’s the same one I stayed in last summer. When I went up to my room to put my […]

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Coffee High

explodingdog: Crazy Monster gets himself ready for the day Words cannot describe how accurate this is!!! I landed in Dublin this morning at about 4:30 AM eastern time. It was 9:30 ish in the morning here in Ireland. My body has been running on chocolate and coffee all say so far. Still got more to […]

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