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20 Things I Hope to Accomplish in my Twenties

In light of my recent birthday (24!), I've decided to share my list of 20 things that I hope to accomplish in my 20's. Some things on this list I've already accomplished, but there's still plenty left to do and a lot of them are travel related so it looks like it's going to be… Continue reading 20 Things I Hope to Accomplish in my Twenties

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New Year, New Me

I realize I am very late in posting this, but I've only just gotten back into blogging and I figure better late than never. Here are my New Years resolutions for 2017! (I've already started working on a few - more posts to come!)    Explore more of Ireland. I've just moved halfway across the… Continue reading New Year, New Me

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Gratitude

I came across a quote somewhere in the depths of the Internet today (probably while I was meant to be doing something productive) that really caught my attention. The quote is by Robert Holden and it reads "The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the… Continue reading Gratitude

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Oops I Forgot To Blog – Part Two

Well, it happened again. Life got busy and I forgot to blog. Between settling into a new country, a new job, and a new life really, I just couldn't find the time. But I'm back now and I plan to actually post a bit- new year new me and all that. I've had an exciting… Continue reading Oops I Forgot To Blog – Part Two

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“It’s Not Like That In Vancouver”

I've officially been living in Dublin for more than a week now! I know that is only a short amount of time, but I've still picked up on many of the cultural differences between Ireland and Canada. It used to annoy me to hear travellers comment that something done in a new city is not… Continue reading “It’s Not Like That In Vancouver”

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With Love, From Dublin

Today I walked over to Grafton Street, which is one of Dublin's main shopping streets, and picked up a bunch of postcards! I spent my afternoon sitting on a bench in beautiful St. Stephen's Green park writing notes to my family and friends both at home in Canada and abroad. It was such a warm… Continue reading With Love, From Dublin

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Am I Actually In Dublin? Is This Real?

I can't believe I'm here. In Dublin. Finally! It still doesn't feel real to me. Each time I peer out through my bedroom window I'm convinced I'll see UBC campus and the familiar rugby field and hockey arena. Even though I know they'reΒ there I'm always surprised to see the Georgian buildings and famous Dublin doors.… Continue reading Am I Actually In Dublin? Is This Real?