The Guide: A Crash Course in Irish Culture

YOUR Guide to: make the most out of your study abroad experience by travelling, learning, and living Did you know the original lease for the Guinness Storehouse was signed as a 9,000 year lease?  Talk about confidence!  What about that the Titanic was built in Belfast, Northern Ireland?  Whether you don’t know much about Ireland…

The Guide: 16 Signs you Studied Abroad in Ireland

YOUR Guide to: make the most out of your study abroad experience by travelling, learning, and living   As we are nearing the end of the semester and many of you are returning back to California, feel free to reminisce on your time abroad in Ireland with these staple ‘HAVE-DONES’ as a study abroad student…

The Guide: Live Music and Where to Find it

YOUR Guide to: make the most out of your study abroad experience by travelling, learning, and living   Whether you’re in Scotland or Ireland, you can follow my guide to find some classic, traditional Scottish or Irish folk music which I know you’re dying to hear. Edinburgh Sandy Bells – One of my favourites in…

“Anything Can Happen!”

“How did I, from little lake Elsinore California, get to travel the world, get to study abroad and end up meeting somebody who is so absolutely wonderful followed by the opportunity to live here in Dublin now.  This is crazy.  I would have never imagined that a year ago when I was about to study…

Wrapping up with Ronan

Ronan Nelson is a UCEAP student that you may recognise from our previous articles on his experiences in Dublin and at Trinity this past semester.  He is a third year Global Studies major at his home campus UCLA and not long ago he gave me a little overview of his time in Dublin as a…