My name is Jessica Lalumiere and I’m from Cumberland, Maine. I am a Junior at Providence College, studying Accounting; however, while I’m at University College Dublin (UCD), I will be studying Business, because the Accounting course standards are different in the U.S. and Europe. During the summer I waitress at a brewpub in Kennebunk, Maine. I chose to study abroad in Ireland because I wanted to go to an English speaking country and had never been to Ireland before.
My favorite part about living in Dublin is being able to get to know the city because of its size. Dublin is a relatively small city so it’s fairly easy to get around and learn how to get from place to place. This has its advantages and disadvantages… More
My favorite place that I have visited is Cinque Terre, Italy. Cinque Terre is on the coast of Italy and there are five little towns in this area. We stayed at one of the first towns called Riomaggiore and because it wasn’t their tourist season, not many… More
We also made a stop to the Leaning Tower of Pisa! More
I began my two week spring break in Barcelona where I went to visit my friends from school. Barcelona was beautiful with perfect weather and amazing architecture throughout the city. In Barcelona, people eat dinner and meals a lot later so we had great… More