50lbs, the Next 5 Months, and the Past 5 Days

Molly Smith January 7, 2018

Well, it’s official – I’m in Ireland! After months of preparation I have successfully packed my life into a 50lb suitcase and traveled across the pond. The journey here wasn’t easy: delayed flights, canceled flights, 12 hours in Toronto, and trying to… More

A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

Rebecca Sohn January 7, 2018

It’s my fifth day in Dublin, but it feels like it has been much longer. At the same time, I’m still very much adjusting to life here. Maybe that’s because so much has been crammed into the past few days. From the hours of orientation at the Arcadia Dublin… More

Flights, Fiddles, and Final Preparation

Rebecca Sohn January 2, 2018

In about three and a half hours (as of writing this sentence), I will load my luggage into my family’s car. We will drive for an hour through freezing, snowy Massachusetts from my home town of Chelmsford to Boston Logan International Airport. After some… More

Happy December!

Erin Bigus December 4, 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s already December. Time has been passing quickly, probably because I’m staying so busy. Recently, I traveled to Co. Wicklow to see Powerscourt Estate and Glendalough. Powerscourt is a stunning estate, complete with beautiful gardens… More

Traveling and More Traveling

Erin Bigus November 20, 2017

Greetings from Dublin! It almost feels strange to be back in Dublin after all the traveling I’ve been doing lately, but it’s so nice to be back. Two weeks ago, reading week began. As the name suggests, it’s supposed to be a week to work on reading and… More

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