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La Vacacio'n Final

Speaking a different language is a challenge, but especially difficult when you need to be proficient enough to maneuver… 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!

La Vacacio'n Final

Caitlyn Rome May 30, 2017

Speaking a different language is a challenge, but especially difficult when you need to be proficient enough to maneuver through a city.  My final trip of the semester challenged me in this way, because I had not taken Spanish language classes since my… More

Family Time in Ireland

Caitlyn Rome May 12, 2017

Well, it is finals time around Trinity College (you can tell by the grim faces of all the students you pass around campus) and I’ve got my first exam tomorrow. Naturally that means I’m procrastinating studying and instead writing a quick blog post… kidding… More

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

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