When in Rome

Big check off the bucket list. I finally got to see the beautiful Rome, and it did not disappoint. There is so much to do, see and eat in Rome, and it is impossible to get everything done in a few days. Hopefully my little ‘When in Rome Guide’ will help steer you in the…

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5 Tips to Help You Stay on Track While on Holidays

Holidays are to be enjoyed and we are all guilty of eating and drinking a bit too much, but that’s what holidays are all about. If you are like me and hate the sluggish and bloated feeling you get after overdoing it for a few days, I have compiled a list of things I do…

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Angelo’s Pizza Broadway, New York

Looking for a spot to grab a quick and yummy meal before heading off to a show? Angelo’s Pizza Broadway is the place for you. Just a block or two down from the theatres you can’t go wrong. You can save your best dress for another night, the dress code is casual and the atmosphere…

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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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Vittoria Trattoria, Ottawa

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…

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What you need to know about staying in Mykonos

Booked your trip to Mykonos? Don’t know what to expect? Well here are a few tips that might help. Do bare in mind I was in Mykonos on a family holiday, so if you’re looking to hear about the night-life, unfortunately, you won’t find it here Transport 1.0: There are little to no taxis on…

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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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Interrailing – What to bring?

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:…

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