Tag: Ireland

Tips To Stay On Top (of schoolwork)

Studying abroad is a great opportunity, even if it is just for a month. However, it gets difficult when you have two different school schedules. This month-long study abroad in Cork is already intense as each class is 4.5 credits, but it gets even more intense as an online Drexel course is required along with ...

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Cork Culture Shock

Week 1 of the program has finished, and it has been a success so far. After moving in and meeting the other students, all the nerves that I had were gone. Besides attending class on Thursday and Friday, the program coordinators planned a scavenger hunt and had us running around the whole campus looking for ...

Coming to Cork

When opportunities are presented, I find it important to take advantage of them. Today, on July 1st, 2019 I arrived in Cork, Ireland as a student studying abroad to participate in writing intensive workshops. I will be specifically studying Existentialism and Philosophy & Film during my time here. As usual, new adventures are accompanied with ...

The trials and tribulations of being a first time traveler

The Dublin + Amman trip is my first time in Europe and the Middle East and only my second time out of the country because I went to Canada when I was 12. However, since I was so young it feels like I have truly never been out of the country and everything is very ...

Why is it so Hard to Kiss the Blarney Stone!?

Last weekend was a free weekend, (aka we didn’t have any class trips) so my friend Maggie and I decided to take a weekend trip to Cork city! There are some really affordable buses from Dublin to Cork (with student discounts) and we were able to book a last minute AirBnB just outside the city. ...

Afternoon Trips to the Coast

Something that I didn’t originally know about Dublin is how close it is to the coast… and I must say, I am very happy about it. There are tons of adorable beach towns that are just a 30 minute train ride from Dublin. Plus, they’re easily accessible (and affordable) via Dublin Area Rapid Transit or ...

On Peace and Conflict: A Visit to Northern Ireland

As part of the MyIreland program, our group was taken on a three-day tour of Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is actually a country that is part of the United Kingdom. When the Republic of Ireland declared independence from Great Britain in 1922, unionists of Northern Ireland chose to remain a part of the UK due ...