First Impressions of Dublin

The move went ahead, and without a hitch! On August 17th, Charlie and I boarded our flight out of Vancouver, and by the afternoon on…

Ireland: Flights & Insurance

For the Ireland visa they require you to book your flights and purchase travel insurance before submitting your application. This is contrary to what they…

Ireland: Paperwork

And so it begins! I’m working on the first step of my move to Ireland: the paperwork. While it’s never the most exciting step, it…

I’m Moving to Ireland!

I just can’t get enough of it! Shortly after my UK visa expired, I moved home for the summer. Vancouver is lovely but I knew…

The Last of the Dublin Visit

We finished off Dublin in superb tourist fashion on the city sightseeing tour bus. 1 and a half hours and you can see all you…

Successfully Found Alexis!

I found Alexis! The room we shared in the hostel was a significant step up from my 6 person shared, in both quality and price,…

Visiting Blarney Castle

Friday was a long day. I took a Paddywagon tour (Shane’s suggestion) out to Cork, the small towns Kinsale and Cobh (pronounced Cohhvvv I’ve been…

My First Starbucks Overseas

I found a Starbucks. Apparently there is more than one, but you could have fooled me. I stole cousin Becky’s idea and took a picture…