Trip Comments – When Can I go Back???

This trip to Ireland was absolutely amazing and I can’t wait to go back one day. The people of Ireland are some of the friendliest people I have ever met. The country and the people of Ireland are truly beautiful and that it was I will miss the most. The beauty of the country side and the amazing food at …

Howth, Ireland

Check out the album cover-esque for these three in Howth

Keeping Up with the Irish

My absolute favorite part of traveling is getting to see how other cultures compare to my own. It’s not a matter of “who does things better?” It’s more fun for me just to learn the subtle differences that come from living on a different continent, founded on a different history and celebrated for their uniqueness. Over the course of the …

Live From The Field

One thing that I found interesting while in Ireland is when Arthur Guiness first signed the lease for the brewery he signed on to the rights for 9,000 years. 

A beautiful country inside and out

Ireland is known for many things; lush landscapes, brewing and distilling, religion, architecture, and of course, peat, pubs, and potatoes. The depth of of a country’s culture simply cannot be communicated until one has experienced it, and my whirlwind trip through Ireland was a brief glimpse of a truly beautiful country. I had a particular interest in visiting Ireland due …

Wanderlust

It’s difficult to put into words how this trip to Ireland has impacted me. My love for travel only grows with each country I visit and each is different. But Ireland was something special. The people, the food, the architecture, and the landscape were all incredible. I was especially blown away by the kindness and down to earth personalities of …

Jeanie Johnson Boat- Famine

This ship for my project covers Human Rights and Genocide because of the Irish Potato Famine and conspiracy on whether the famine was an actual genocide or not. The Jeanie Johnson was significant because it accommodated approximately 2,500 people on the ship during the harsh times of the Irish Potato Famine. It was said that the Jeanie Johnson was known …

Jeanie Johnson Boat

This ship for my project covers Human Rights and Genocide because of the Irish Potato Famine and conspiracy on whether the famine was an actual genocide or not. The Jeanie Johnson was significant because it accommodated approximately 2,500 people on the ship during the harsh times of the Irish Potato Famine. It was said that the Jeanie Johnson was known …

Glendalough (The Valley of Two Lakes)

[image: Inline image 1] The upper lake at Glendalough was gorgeous even though it was a rainy day. I’m excited to draw this view as a part of my observations of the variety of landscapes in Ireland. – Katie A ​

Time of my life

During my time in Ireland, I can honestly say that I had the time of my life. Being able to see what is beyond the four walls of my dorm room has opened my eyes to what the world has in store. There are no true words that can describe my trip but if I need to I would definitely …