Exploring the Wild Atlantic Way ft. the Cliffs of Moher

It’s time for me to rave about Finn McCools Tours again – I know, you’ve all been on the edge of your seats waiting for this blog post! If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that my parents and aunt recently came to Dublin for a visit. It was my parents’ first time to…

The Dublin To-Do List: 6 things to do on your visit

When you move to another country, it’s only natural that people are going to come visit you. The only hard part about that is figuring out what to do with them when they get there. I never did the whole tourist thing when I visited Dublin because all I wanted to do was spend time…

Exploring Northern Ireland ft. Giant’s Causeway

You know when you move and one of your friends comes to visit so you have to think of stuff to do to make sure they’re not bored off their face and never want to come back? This blog post is about one of those times. Back in October when my cousin Haley came to…

10 things from Amazon that you maybe (definitely) want (need)

We all get lost in the black hole better known as the Internet from time to time, but I think most of us can agree that one of the best websites to waste time on is Amazon. From cameras to board games, desktop decorations to wine glasses, Amazon has everything that you want to need….

Twitter & diets, Instagram’s new update, WhatsApp statuses & more…

Social networking sites/apps are constantly churning out new updates, from minor bug fixes to major roll-outs, but the small changes are nothing new to the avid social media user. It’s the more major updates and news about different platforms, however, that usually gets people talking. So, let’s talk social media! Instagram’s Newest Feature Instagram’s newest and…

A Parisian Hidden Gem: A Review of Hotel Audran

Finding decent vacation accommodation can be tricky, which seems especially true when heading to a foreign country. With so many options available, it can take hours to sift through all of the hotels, Airbnbs, and hostels out there and find one within your budget that has no reviews containing the words ‘bedbugs’ or ‘bad location.’ That…

Amsterdam: More Than Red Lights and Weed

Have you ever traveled somewhere and fell in love with it the second you stepped off the plane? That’s not what happened to me because airports are pretty drab IMO but I did know that I was going to love Amsterdam before I’d spent less than an hour in the Netherlands. I have to admit that…

MIA in DUB

It’s been over a month since my last blog post, oops! Time flies when you’re having fun – and even when you’re not. The past month and a half has been crazy for me, from knocking out a major presentation and two papers, to flying home to Chicago for two weeks to spend time with…

5 Stocking Stuffers for Her

No two women are the same – thank god for that – but this can make things difficult when shopping for the girlfriends, sisters, moms, or gal pals in your life during the holiday season or… ever, really. Lucky for you, I’ve put together a few ideas for stocking stuffers that will have her holiday spirit on…

Sunday Funday in Howth

I’ve been dying to check out the Cliff Path Loop in Howth for awhile now and I finally forced my boyfriend and his brother to make the trek with me last weekend. Check out our Sunday funday in Howth below!

5 Things You’ll Miss About Chicago When You Leave

When you move away from a city as amazing as Chicago, you’re bound to get those punch-in-the-gut longings for home at some point. Busy streets, bright lights, wonderful people, an all around radiant atmosphere – the stereotypical “there’s no place like home” saying really rings true when it comes to the Windy City. Whether you…