It’s Pronounced “Cove”

Another week in Ireland is in the books! This past weekend, we visited another seaside town called Cobh (pronounced “Cove”). Interesting fact: Cobh was the last stop of the Titanic before it sunk. As soon you exit the train station, it’s clear that a big part of Cobh’s tourism industry is driven by the events of…

Seaside Towns, Cliffs, and the Atlantic

I honestly did not realize how beautiful Ireland was and how much there was to see. Where do we start? Well, we first check the weather. Incase you don’t know, Ireland’s climate is known for its damp and wet weather. Fortunately, we’ve had pretty dry weather since arriving. The Irish don’t buy it, though. Every one…

NEVER CHALLENGE AN IRISH

Last week was my first week of classes here at UCC. So far, I’m really enjoying the teaching style here in Ireland. The first thing I noticed here is the amount of global exposure classes here have, I love it. Back home, classes tend to have much more of an American focus, and maybe on the…

Corked!

12 hours and 2 flights later, I was finally on Irish soil. After a stressful immigration where I was told I’d better hurry with my immigration procedures if I plan on traveling to Europe and that I’d have SLIGHTLY more trouble because of my Indian passport (expect a rant on that a little later), we finally…

LOST IN WANDERLUST

Hello there! For those of you who know me, you know that I’m pretty much a confused global citizen aka I don’t have one specific place I call home. Let me elaborate a little bit for those who don’t know me. My name is Aditi Saldanha and I am a fourth year architecture student at Iowa…