10 tips to make healthier choices when eating out

Just because you are trying to eat healthier or trying to lose a few pounds doesn’t mean that you should have to pass up the opportunity to eat out, you just need to try to make smart choices. Here are 10 tips to help you make smarter menu choices next time you are eating out…

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Surviving a Canadian Winter

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…

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Sam LaGrassa’s, Boston

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?…

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Igloofest Montréal – What to expect

Planning a trip to Montréal’s Igloofest but don’t know what to expect? That’s exactly how I felt last week before I went. I didn’t know what to bring, what to wear or what it would be like. So I decided to share my newly found ‘Igloofest Wisdom’ with you guys! Here is a list of…

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Giacomo, 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…

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Top 5 things to do in 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…

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Study Exchange/ Erasmus – Where to go?

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…

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La Bottega, 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,…

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Good Eats, Ottawa

The reviews on TripAdvisor made this little place hard to ignore, with 4.5 stars I decided to make my way across town in the freezing January weather. I am so glad to inform you all that it was most definitely worth it – however next time I would consider the bus option (close to Kent bus stop),…

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Angelina’s, Dublin

Angelina’s is one of Dublin’s trendiest places to eat at the moment. Its Baggott Street location puts it right in the heart of one of Dublin’s prime foodie spots. It’s impossible to get a spot on the canalside terrace on the handful of sunny days Ireland has to offer. I recently went for brunch with…

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Where to eat in Edinburgh

I recently visited Edinburgh for the first time, and I only have good things to say about it (except for how cold it was). While there I visited a huge range of restaurants and bars. There was something for everyone. I will add that I was there over the Christmas period, so everywhere was probably…

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