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 lot of the interns get a few days off around the holiday, we thought we would take advantage of…

Seven Hours in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Two weekends ago, myself and ten others took the Greyhound Bus from New York City to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. If you’ve read any of my previous blog posts, you’ll know that I want to see as many cities and states as possible while I’m spending a year in New York and…

How and Why I Moved to New York

Shock, horror, I moved to New York a few weeks ago. Not that I’ve mentioned it already, or put it in all of my social media bios, or posted Instagram stories every day or already blogged about it ten times, but yes, I moved to New York one month ago.…

How to Prepare Your Skin for a Long-Haul Flight

If you don’t remember, I took my first long-haul flight to Las Vegas last November and my face (to put it lightly) erupted. I stepped onto the plane with glowing, spot-free skin and stepped off the plane with whiteheads covering every inch of my face and my face twice its…

Start Spreading the News…

…I’m leaving in a few days!! My visa has been approved, my one-way ticket booked and all that’s waiting is for me to pack my two suitcases and be on my way to the city that never sleeps… I’M MOVING STATESIDE TO LIVE AND WORK IN NEW YORK CITY!! I’ve…

Where to Stay in Dublin: 10 Hotels Tried and Tested

When I say I spend a lot of time in Dublin, I really do spend a lot of time in Dublin. Sometimes I end up spending more days in Dublin throughout the year than I do at home in Lurgan. Of all my trips to Dublin, I’ve stayed in quite…

10 Things You Must Do in Liverpool

Since it’s almost time for me to leave this amazing city (the tears are coming), I thought I should start writing some posts about the place before I do go. Even though I’ve lived here for three years, I’ll admit it wasn’t until my second year of living here before…

#FridayFive: Five Breakfast Spots in Dublin

I’m currently on my way home from Dublin as I’ve just witnessed the great Fleetwood Mac in concert last night (review to come) and thought I’d write a post about some of my favourite breakfast spots. If you know me, you’ll know that I’m always in Dublin. Sometimes I visit…

#FridayFive: Five Things to do in Liverpool at the Weekend

*This is a collaborative post with Hotels.com. The spending money was gifted, but all views are my own.* When it comes to the weekend in Liverpool, the city comes alive. If you took a shot for every hen party and stag party you saw walking around the city, you’d be…

Four Days in Amsterdam with LJMU

This time last week I was strolling around Amsterdam without a care in the world. No thoughts about my looming dissertation, assignments, exam or the other million worries I have about final year. I was taking in the sights of Dam Square, Vondelpark and every canal bridge that we could…