Things to do in Dublin city

Last month I received some visitors from my home country and as part of their travel itinerary here in Ireland, we discovered Dublin city. So, I compiled in a list a few tips I shared with them places to shop and visit at the city centre: Touristic attractions Dublin city is divided by the River Liffey, so the attractions are listed separately for the northside and the southside of the river: Northside - The Spire - O'Connel Bridge - Ha’ppeny ...

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Spring is here!

A famous Irish poet once said that life imitates art. As I walked through the South Campus on the last weeks and saw the first attempts of spring to come, I could not help to think that it is interesting how, at least for me, life, in fact, tends to imitate nature. I have mentioned in a previous post how incredible it is to see the seasons changing. As this is my first time ...

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A weekend in London

One of the advantages of living in Europe is that you can get to many different countries in just a few hours. London is one of the cities I had the chance to visit recently in a weekend, taking a one and a half hour flight with the low-cost airline Ryanair. Although there are tons of things to be done in such a vibrant and lively metropole, here is a suggestion of a two-day itinerary ...

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Make way for the new

Can you believe that three months have already passed since I moved to Ireland? That is one quarter of my time here. Before moving abroad, one year sounded like such a long time, but now every time I look back it seems like life has been passing with the front facing forward. It is almost the end of the first semester now. We have loads of assignments to deliver before the ...

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