The Impact of Coronavirus for a J1 Trainee in NYC

I hadn’t really planned on talking about the Coronavirus on my blog as we see and hear enough about it on our social media feeds and on the news. But it’s…

#OCinNYC | Halfway There!

Although February is the shortest month of the year, it was a very jam-packed and busy one. The end of February also marked my six month anniversary of living in New…

#FridayFive: Five Broadway Shows to See

I always meant to write a post about the shows I saw on the West End in London during my placement year as I think I racked up a total of…

#FridayFive: Five Breakfast Spots Around Jersey City, NJ

It’s not quite the Jersey Shore, nor is it Manhattan, but just across the Hudson River, there’s this quaint little part of New Jersey encompassing Newport, Hoboken, Grove Street and Exchange…

#OCinNYC | Bringing in the first month of 2020

A new month, a new year and a new decade. We won’t get into the whole new year, new me thing because we’re into February now and as we all know…

#OCinNYC | December in the Concrete Jungle

That’s it, it’s all over. Another year and another decade, gone. I’ll be posting my annual goals post next week as who on earth starts their New Years Resolutions on a…

#OCinNYC | Month Three in NYC

November was a busy month here in New York. With Thanksgiving, a lot of sport, some boozy activities and some exploring, there wasn’t a dull moment. I’m now starting to understand…

Thanksgiving in The Hamptons

Last weekend was the biggest holiday in the American calendar. Not something that we celebrate back in Ireland or the UK, but they definitely take Thanksgiving very seriously here. Since a…

#OCinNYC | October in New York

I’m 1/6th of my way through my year in New York already and have been here a full nine weeks. It feels like I’ve been here a lifetime but at the…

Gig Review: Dermot Kennedy, Rough Trade NYC

This is a post I didn’t think I would be writing for a very long time. I’ve been absolutely itching to see Dermot Kennedy perform live for a very long time,…