Category: Ireland

Reflecting On Cork

Now that I have come to the end of my study abroad experience, I can honestly reflect on how great of an opportunity I truly had. Although studying abroad for a month may not necessarily come with benefits such as more time to travel to different countries, it provided opportunities for people in different ways. ...

Packing for Weekend Excursions

During the Cork Writing Workshop study abroad program there will be small weekend trips. Due to the program only being a month long, I highly recommend these weekend excursions as they can fulfill both the desire to travel while studying abroad and to engage and learn about different parts of the culture in which you ...

How to Remember Your Study Abroad

Starting today, Monday, July 29th, it is my last week in Cork and I can honestly say that the time went by faster than I ever expected it would. The last weeks of any school year or study abroad are usually rough because it requires a balance of schoolwork/homework and socializing with other people. Although ...

The Cliffs of Moher

Traveling to different parts of Ireland means that there are necessary visits that must be made. In Western Ireland this must-see spot is the Cliffs of Moher and luckily that was the last and final stop that was made during the Western Ireland weekend excursion. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most popular ...

Time to Say Goodbye to Ireland

Unfortunately,  the time has come to say goodbye to Dublin. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in Dublin and have come to love the city for its greenery and the environmentally friendly efforts the city takes on. Most stores in Ireland make you pay for bags in an effort to encourage people to bring their ...

Calm Weekend Adventures

Studying abroad, especially only for a month, can seem as though there is a constant feeling of being on the move. It may seem as if you are either studying and doing homework, socializing with the other students, or exploring different parts of Ireland on one of the planned program excursions. Although it is good ...

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Study Abroad on a Budget

Studying abroad in another country, especially one with a different currency, can require you to save a lot prior to even arriving in the study abroad country. Luckily, this Cork Writing Workshop program has helped me to save money, but there are still ways in which you can save more. The Cork Writing Workshop program ...