A Brief Look at Cobh

On June 30th, I arrived in Cork to start a new job. That day was mostly just running errands, but I wanted to get it all done because the next day I was attending a Canada Day BBQ in Cobh. You can read up on that experience here. Cobh (pronounced Cove) is about a 30... Continue Reading →


Coral Beach

Pre-working days allowed for day excursions. It is May 3rd, and Natalie and I decide to check out Coral Beach which was recommended to me by a friend a while back. Natalie and I packed a picnic, packed Dennis up too, and headed out near Carraroe in Co. Galway. It was a stunning day and... Continue Reading →

Mon français à moi…

C'est assez long mes amis... apportez votre café. Vivre le français en Irlande, c'est pas nécessairement facile. La langue parlée en Irlande c'est surtout l'anglais, mais il faut préciser, par contre, que le français existe quand même ici. L'Irlande fait partie de l'Europe donc il y a des gens de partout en Europe qui y... Continue Reading →

“When are you coming home?”

When I started planning this adventure, it was January of 2016. It all seemed like a far off dream. Something completely unattainable. I started saving money for my trip, but to be completely honest, I was not doing well at that at all. I think part of it was that I wasn't even sure it... Continue Reading →

Fork Fantasies and Spoon Stories

When one thinks of Ireland, one often thinks of liquid consumptions over food consumption. Maybe some stews and potatoes... Be not fooled my hungry friends! You will definitely not starve in Ireland. In fact, I would say that international knowledge of Ireland's local delicacies is largely unknown. For months before I flew to Ireland, I... Continue Reading →

We Need to Talk About Loneliness

I travel alone. I meet and connect with so many people along the way. I make new relationships, new friendships. Even though I am alone, I am rarely lonely. It's important, however, that I distinguish a difference. Being alone means you are the only person occupying a space or situation. Being lonely moreso refers to... Continue Reading →

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