As many of you may know by now, I am currently on a study exchange in Canada. There have been a lot of things that I have had to adapt to that I am not used to back in Ireland. This post is for anyone who is planning on moving, visiting or coming on a study … Continue reading Surviving a Canadian Winter
Sam LaGrassa's is TripAdvisor's best-rated restaurant/food spot in all of Boston. Is it all that it's hyped up to be? We arrived around noon, the place was completely packed - always a good sign in my eyes. We asked what the most popular sandwich was and went - surely it would be the safest bet? … Continue reading Sam LaGrassa’s, Boston
I've only been to Italy once, myself and 3 of my friends took a detour to Venice this summer while inter-railing around Europe. After spending the first 19 years of my life eating what I thought was Italian food, I got a taste for the good stuff, the real stuff. Since experiencing the authentic and … Continue reading Giacomo, Boston
1) Predential Tower - go up to the 50th floor of one of the city's highest buildings and see the amazing view. Don't worry if it's cloudy, we went up despite the clouds and within 5 minutes of being there, they cleared - this won't always be the case but go up and ask the person … Continue reading Top 5 things to do in Boston
If you are reading this you are probably one of the lucky few that have been given the amazing opportunity to go on a study exchange or an Erasmus. I hope this post can help you understand how lucky you are and hopefully help you to decide where the best place for you to study … Continue reading Study Exchange/ Erasmus – Where to go?
Hands down my favourite restaurant in Ottawa so far, and going one time isn't enough! There was too much on the menu that I wanted to try that I'm going to have to go back. The staff were so genuinely friendly and would come over regularly to check up on things (massive brownie points in … Continue reading Vittoria Trattoria, Ottawa
I recently visited 'La Bottega' in Ottawa's buzzy Byward market. Most people would simply walk by it as it looks like an Italian food market. However, in the back, there is a little restaurant that seats no more than 20 people and a build your own sandwich bar. Not to mention lots of fresh authentic cheeses, … Continue reading La Bottega, Ottawa
Don't know what to bring inter-railing? No problem, that's what I am here for! Inter-railing is an extremely popular holiday choice amongst students and is a great cheap way to see a lot in a small space of time. I personally inter-railed around Europe, so my advice is based on my own experience. Must haves: … Continue reading Interrailing – What to bring?