Often, I am asked, “Are you not afraid to just show up in a city by yourself?” “Don’t you worry about terrorist groups?” “Aren’t you scared of what could happen?” … Continue reading Am I Afraid to Travel?
So the strangest/best thing happened last night. It was late. I’d been out with friends catching up, got home, talked to my parents, and finally around 11.30pm, I made my … Continue reading The Power of Scent
For the next two days, I will be talking about one of the many difficulties in the repatriate process. Being in your home country during a cultural celebration in your … Continue reading Repatriate: St. Patrick’s Day – The Struggle
Sometimes I’ll do strange things or say strange things or try to drive on the left side of the road. When these things happen, my only response is to say, … Continue reading #SorryILivedInEurope
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 … Continue reading 19 Habits I Brought Back From Ireland
1: Constantly check SkyScanner for the cheapest flights to the destination of their choice Currently on SkyScanner, I could fly from Newark Airport to Dublin, Ireland for $513 in December…… 2: … Continue reading 11 Things a Traveler Does while Not on the Road
Funny funny FUNNY stuff!! Ok, maybe not to everyone, but to me, I died laughing. So, here’s the deal. This is a video made by the great, marvelous, and wonderful … Continue reading Irish Road Trip Video – Cars
Having returned to America and re-entered Carrollton society caused some of the habits I used to have to change. Grocery shopping is one of those experiences. Prior to living in … Continue reading From Kroger to Tesco and back
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. … Continue reading I Lived.
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 … Continue reading Things I Miss About Ireland
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 … Continue reading The Truth About Life After College
Here’s one of my old columns! Hope you enjoy! —- “Hey Mama, do you happen to know what half a cup is in grams?” I asked my mother on FaceTime. … Continue reading Cooking in Ireland