Beginning of the End

Beginning of the End

It is Sunday morning. I leave for America tomorrow. I still have to pack my room and say goodbye to a my closest friends. Bring on the final 24 hours. Dublin, you are mine today. With all the love in the world, Morgan

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Favorite Places to Visit in Ireland

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 [...]

7 Days

7 Days

That's all I have left in Ireland. 7 Days.  Why does time have to go so fast and be so unfair? I don't understand it. I have lots of stories to write about from the last few weeks as well as a couple last things to happen this week that I'm saving for when I [...]

Yet Another Bee Story

Yet Another Bee Story

So, remember the last time a bee attacked me? Well, he has come back for his revenge. Matilda and I were walking back to the flat after a nice lunch and some afternoon shopping. We were laughing and cutting up like nothing was wrong. Then, just as we turn onto our street she goes, "Don't [...]

Thoughts You Have in a Year Abroad

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 [...]

On Being Sick While Traveling

On Being Sick While Traveling

There is nothing worse than waking up the morning of a new adventure only to feel like death. I wish I could say this didn't happen to me often, but it does. On more than ten occasions, I've woken up wishing for death while traveling. Maybe it's because my body freaks out or gets too [...]

Packing for an Irish Road Trip

Packing for an Irish Road Trip

Tomorrow is the day that Ryan and I take off on a 6-day/5-night road trip around Ireland. We have a kind of plan, and hostle reservations for each night. But seeing as how I am a well traveled person who always plans ahead and is ready for any and every thing possible to go wrong, I save my [...]

8 Reasons to do a Working Holiday

8 Reasons to do a Working Holiday

1. Work in a foreign country. Americans can get a working holiday to Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.  Most people enter the business world with a college degree, work experience, and references. But what most people don't have is working experience in a foreign country. How cool would it be to be in an interview speaking with [...]

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 [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: A Preview

On the Words of Forrest Gump: A Preview

Over the next few weeks, I'm going to periodically post on the words of Forrest Gump. For anyone who has seen this movie, you know all the quotable lines. "Can't sit here." "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." "Run Forrest! Run!" "Bubba was my best good friend." So [...]