Closing The Distance

  Closing the distance. That's the end goal for every long distance relationship. The day where you no longer have to get in a car or a plane to see each other. You're finally together! It's been about two weeks since I got on a plane to Dublin with my one way ticket and I'm… Continue reading Closing The Distance


Courgette and Almond Soup

This is Seán's mom's recipe and it's one of my favourites. She made this soup many times during my visit last Christmas. It was so nice to have it again now that I'm back in Ireland. Today was my first attempt at her recipe! I think I did pretty well, but I'll let Seán be… Continue reading Courgette and Almond Soup


“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”


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're there I'm always surprised to see the Georgian buildings and famous Dublin doors.… Continue reading Am I Actually In Dublin? Is This Real?


New Beginnings

It’s September. It’s the first day of a new school year and everyone’s heading to class. But I’m graduated now. So what am I doing on this day? I’m moving to Dublin!!!!! Yep! No big deal or anything. A few months ago my application for an Irish Working Holiday Visa was accepted. This means I’m… Continue reading New Beginnings