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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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 […]

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Feeling 22

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 the […]

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Top 10 Best Views

1. Jerusalem, Israel from the Mt. of Olives I have never been so moved by a view as I was from this one. Looking out over the rolling hills and square buildings of this ancient city took my heart. To think of all of the amazing things that have happened here.  As a Christian woman, […]

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Things That Get Me Pumped About Travel

We all have those things that inspire us to get out there and see the world. These are mine. Books Sihpromatum – I Grew My Boobs in China by Savannah Grace This is a true story account of a 14-year-old girl and her family going on a one year turned into four journey around the world. […]

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Moved to Tears at Buckingham Palace

by a BEE! Recently my family and I visited London for my second time and their first.  It was a fantastic trip full of walking, sight seeing, and good food. We went to Buckingham Palace to watch the Changing of the Guards. The four of us crammed into a small space beside the barrier to […]

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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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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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