I’M GOING BACK TO IRELAND!!!

I’M GOING BACK TO IRELAND!!!

For a week. But STILL! I'm going back to Ireland! One month from now, I will be jet setting to the Emerald Isle to get my fix on Bulmers cider and Cadbury caramels.  I plan to see all of my friends and wander by my old apartment.  I. Cannot. Wait. My week over there will [...]

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The Power of Scent

The Power of Scent

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 way to my room. I finally broke down and decided to put sheets on my bed. Yes, I had been sleeping only on a mattress [...]

The Unfortunate Account of the Worst CouchSurfing Experience Ever

The Unfortunate Account of the Worst CouchSurfing Experience Ever

If you have ever couch surfed or considered couch surfing, please read this post. I've talked a lot and hinted even more about being homeless in Oslo, but I don't think I have actually come flat out and gave a full play by play of what happened to cause us to become homeless. I thank God everyday [...]

A Traveler’s Thank You Note

A Traveler’s Thank You Note

With Thanksgiving tomorrow, I thought I would write a thank you note from the perspective of a traveler to the things that make these experiences possible. Dear Mom and Dad, Technology, Reader, and God, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you for being so awesome. You are all awesome for very different [...]

Day Tours: Yes, No, or Maybe

Day Tours: Yes, No, or Maybe

Travelers have differing view on day tours. Some people love them while other people loath them. I'm indifferent. If there is a day tour that's worth the money and will show me aspects of a place that I otherwise wouldn't be able to get to, why not? With that in mind, I have been on [...]

19 Habits I Brought Back From Ireland

19 Habits I Brought Back From Ireland

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 this: 20/11/14 Literally have had to rip up checks and re-sign documents because of this 3: Cadbury Caramel It's the best chocolate on the earth. Try [...]

11 Things a Traveler Does while Not on the Road

11 Things a Traveler Does while Not on the Road

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: Keep the Weather App loaded with places all over the world Always dreaming of better weather 3: Have your Passport in your wallet at all [...]

The Feeling of “Did I?”

The Feeling of “Did I?”

Sometimes, I can't believe that I lived in Ireland for a year. It's very difficult to be here in America living everyday life, going from place to place, drinking diet cokes, hanging out with friends and family, and comprehend that I missed a year here at home. This place is the same as it has [...]

Irish Road Trip Video – Cars

Irish Road Trip Video – Cars

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 Ryan Cuncannon who is better known as my better half on the Irish Road Trip. It is a mere snippet of the footage he shot from [...]

Travel Technologies

Travel Technologies

I have a question for y'all. What kind of technologies do you use while traveling? Personally, I'm a big fan of Apple products. I have a MacBook Pro and an iPhone. Without those two things, I cannot produce material as fast. Whether that's blog posts, Instagram pictures, or Tweet. Without the iPhone or MacBook, I'd [...]