It's hard to believe that I'm already in my third week of studying abroad in Cork. It feels like no time has gone by at all, but also like I've been here for as long as I can remember. Looking back on my fear of leaving my friends and family back in the… More
When I first decided on my study abroad program, I narrowed my program down based on a variety of factors, heavily including a homestay. I have heard stories from both sides of the spectrum on homestay experiences and I decided that I would rather live… More
The air was crisp and thin as I joined my friends sixty-seven meters above ground at the top of the William Wallace monument—though after hiking a steep incline to get to the monument and then climbing more than 250 stairs, I may have just been out of… More
A home isn’t just a place that you live in. You can feel at home with people you meet, connect with and become close to. You can also have multiple homes, places, and people that are close to your heart and you share many memories with. I may have grown… More
I spent the past weekend visiting a family in Trim, County Meath, Republic of Ireland. Located around 45 minutes from Dublin, Trim is most known for Trim Castle, first built in 1173 C.E. by Hugh de Lacy.
At least, this is what Arcadia’s orientation packet… More