A European Nostalgic Slump
Jun02

A European Nostalgic Slump

Wow.  I have fallen in love with the city of Dublin, feeling more like a local here than I do in my hometown.  I’m accustomed to the daily life, from the bus system to the food trucks and city trends; it all feels so comfortable, so normal.  But after all, this is one of the main reasons I came abroad: to experience raw cultural immersion and adapt to unfamiliar surroundings until they became familiar.  I’m in disbelief...

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The First Few Weeks Abroad
Feb26

The First Few Weeks Abroad

Greetings from across the pond!! As I am now fully acquainted for the semester in Dublin, Ireland, I thought it would be a good time to write my first blog post!  I’ve been here roughly 6 weeks and the journey has been incredible and simultaneously indescribable. Upon arrival, I found I was entering a culture that was both different and unique in comparison to what I had known.  My short drive to the grocery store was soon replaced by...

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