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An American in Paris

Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you… More

Caitlyn Rome Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


Caitlyn Rome


Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


Hey all! I’m a junior actuarial science major at the University of St. Thomas. I’m excited to discover everything about Ireland this spring while studying at Trinity College Dublin! I’m very passionate about the arts, learning about different cultures, and math (I swear I’m still fun though). My blog will be filled with many pictures, hopefully funny stories, and deep reflections about all the great lessons I’ll be learning. Stick along for the ride… on the left side of the road!

An American in Paris

Caitlyn Rome April 25, 2017

Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places” ― Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities I… More

Weekend Warriors (Game of Thrones Arcadia Excursion)

Caitlyn Rome April 13, 2017

At the crack of dawn, my alarm screeched, and I slipped out of bed to gulp down some coffee. We headed off to the Arcadia Center, and the streets were nearly deserted on the clear Saturday morning. I was very excited for the excursion to Northern Ireland… More

It's Pretty Easy Being Green

Caitlyn Rome March 23, 2017

Ah, St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin – the epitome of tourism, stereotypes, and mimosas at noon. Back in the states, we celebrate by going to our local Irish bar for drinks and wearing silly “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” shirts. In Dublin, however… we still did the… More

(I was totally) Reading Week

Caitlyn Rome March 13, 2017

What a past few weeks! There’s nothing that’s more exciting than getting to live out a childhood dream, and I got to do so this past week. At Trinity, we have a “reading week,” which is pretty much a mid-term break. However, most students go home and… More

Sportsball: Gaelic Football Edition

Caitlyn Rome February 20, 2017

Croke Park is the 3rd largest stadium in Europe, and host to a great cultural affair: Gaelic Football. A few of us brave souls ventured out to watch a game of hurling and Gaelic football on Saturday the 11th in the tremendous wind and rain. We had toured… More

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