First Stop: Dublin

My first impression of Dublin was that it is a lot like the United States. Now that I have settled a bit more, of course I see the differences, however, on the surface, all major cities have many similarities. As I dove deeper into the culture, I noticed the sense of unity that the people…

Touchdown Dublin!

The first stop as part of the MAIGC (Master of Arts in Integrated Global Communication) summer study tour was Dublin. When arriving in Dublin the first thing I noticed was the striking wind. I stepped off the plane bright-eyed and bushy tailed and was greeted with strikingly cold weather. The route into the city was…

What context is that country ?

When travelling to a new country, it can be a discombobulating journey. Having to learn how to navigate new geography and learn how to function in a dissimilar culture takes time. However, after two full days exploring the city, I found it was and still is, very easy to maneuver through the city’s streets and communicate…

Billy wants his daughter back

By Hunter7Taylor (Inger Eberhart) Yesterday, I happened upon a political rally while walking down the street.  I promised not to engage in any revolutions while abroad and I’m batting a thousand so far!  As I walked toward the rally in front of the Bank of Ireland, I decided to approach an older gentleman holding a…

Welcome to Dublin

It is official, after boarding two airplanes and spending endless hours in the sky- I have come face to face with the realities of jet lag. However, the lack of sleep is well worth it as I am now walking through the busy streets of Dublin. Full of endless energy, Dublin is a high-functioing, quintessential…

We made it!

By Hunter7Taylor (Inger Eberhart) We are here!  After a flight from Atlanta to NY with some rather rude seat mates (clearly people who are not part of the 2015 cohort) we made it to Dublin. First-timer This is actually my first time overseas!  I’m not only excited that this is my first trip but also…

Good Luck

Hello Readers. For the next two weeks I look forward in sharing my experiences during my time in the United Kingdom. To my fellow cohort, I hope you have a safe and fantastic summer.