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 ...

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Missing Vietnamese Tet and the taste of home

As I'm writing down these words I’m celebrating Vietnamese Lunar New Year with my family members and friends. We call it Tet in Vietnamese. The ...

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Orientation and Arriving

I knew when I was getting ready to come to Maynooth that it was going to be very different from what I’m used to in America. I ...

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Exam Time!

Hello, all!  I’ve noticed a majority of my time this month has been spent in the libraries, so I figured this months blog would be the perfect time ...

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Accommodation on Maynooth Campus – so like home

Time flies. I have been here, in Maynooth, for four months already. I have friendly and openhearted classmates and meet very helpful lecturers. Every day that goes by, ...

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Clubs, societies and integration

My journey to Maynooth has been filled with numerous adventures. An integral aspect of being a part of a University of high global repute is that you ...

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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, ...

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Galway and Cork – truly cool and amazing destinations!

According to the 2018 Condé Nast survey, Ireland has three cities in the top ten friendliest cities list, with Cork (third place), Galway (number five), ...

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An Irish Christmas

I was fortunate to have spent time in Ireland during the Christmas holidays. Christmas in Ireland is the largest celebration of the year although 8 ...

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