I’ll miss you food

I have been eating so good since I have been traveling throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. I am small framed girl, but I can eat! The food throughout the country has been so delicious and what I love most about being out here is the huge price difference in meals. Though euros and pounds…

Troubles traveling far

When I first learned of Ireland Troubles, I was reminded of all the “troubles” that happened in the USA, in regards to the Civil Rights Movement and the Detroit Riot. Ireland Troubles was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the 20th century. The conflict began during a campaign to end discrimination against the Catholic…

Move you feet, lose your seat!

Why yes, another hike. On Sunday evening, after a long day of visiting the Edinburgh’s Castle and The National Museum of Scotland, a group of us rounded up and decided we wanted to end the day with a nice hike up. We decided to hike up Arthur’s Seat, the main peak of Edinburgh, Scotland. We hiked…

Ireland vs. Northern Ireland: The City Life Vibes

By: Bridget Bartos When I was getting ready to go pick a college the summer before my senior year, my mom gave me some of the best advice I have ever received before I went on my first tours. I was worrying about not knowing what school to choose or how to decipher between the…

Titanic

I have watched the 1997 Titanic film more than 100 times. It has become one of my favorite love stories. The film depicted class separation, pure love and tragedy. Over the course of the years, I have done my own research on the film, exploring the real tragedy and trying to find and explore the…

Unity and Division

Over the past 10 days, we flew from Cardiff, Wales, and began our journey in island of Ireland. This is a place where had been split in two different countries: Republic of Ireland, and Northern Ireland which is belongs to United Kingdom. However, even they are so close to Great Britain, in fact Northern Ireland…

Walls: A Brief History & Future Possibilities

By Trevor Klaus Talking politics these days is always quite the sensitive issue, regardless of which country is being talked about or where exactly one falls on the political spectrum.  However, it always fascinates me to find parallels and differences in the causes and effects between similar political decisions made by different countries. One of…