Hello! My name is Bailey. I am majoring in history and creative writing & literature, with a minor in Spanish at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (I know, it’s a mouthful!) I'm currently studying abroad at the University College Dublin (UCD) in County Dublin, Ireland. I’ve been dreaming of studying abroad in Ireland since I was a little girl, and I still can’t believe that I’m actually here! I’m especially interested in Irish history, so I’m excited to explore all of the historical and cultural sites in and around Dublin. I’m also hoping to spend some time in the Irish countryside and explore nearby cities! On my blog, you’ll read about my adventures exploring all that this lovely Emerald Isle has to offer, my discoveries, the challenges I encounter, and my moments of growth along the way. I feel I have stepped into a great unknown, filled with possibilities, excitement, and uncertainty. Leaving home isn’t easy, but, in a way, coming to Ireland is like coming to a home that has always existed in my heart.
I’ve always been a homebody. My friends and family were surprised when I decided to go to a big school (the University of Michigan) for undergrad. I was a little surprised too, but it was only a couple hours from home, and I soon found ways to make such… More