Ireland myth #1: Rolling hills are everywhere.
Champlain Abroad Dublin‘s Academic Center and student apartments are located in the heart of Ireland’s biggest city! While Dublin is not exactly like New York or Boston, there is still quite a bit of hustle and bustle. With hustle and bustle comes public transportation and with public transportation comes adventures!
In just the short amount of time I’ve been here, I’ve discovered just how easy it is to get out of the city and into the scenic views Ireland is known for. (Ireland is dubbed the Emerald Isle after all) With 6 euros and a bit of time on your hands, you can hop on a train and explore a new village or town along the coastline.
Map of Howth peninsula
This weekend in Dublin my roommates and I decided to keep ourselves busy by going out to Karaoke, taking a day trip to Howth, and visiting the Little Museum of Dublin. We figured we should use our free time wisely before schoolwork starts to add up and have a little fun after our first week […]
Northeast of Dublin, no more than thirty minutes on the DART, local train service, is the coastal village of Howth. The village isn’t one of those well-kept secrets we all hope to stumble upon in our travels; it was pretty crowded with tourists on the Saturday that I went. Still, if you want to get […]
By: Julianna Pratt, ’16 // Early Childhood and Elementary Education For me, I have never been much of a city person. I’ve never been able to go to the city for more than a weekend, yet here I am in the city. It took a lot of getting used to at first; the noisy pedestrians, […]