Cheers, Ireland. You’ve Been Grand.

by: Marisa Ruggirello Song of the Day: Cleopatra // The Lumineers Reflecting back on my time on Ireland, I cannot believe how fast this trip has already flown by. Tomorrow morning we leave for Cardiff, Wales for a little over a day, and then head over to London for two weeks! These last few days…

Girls (and boy), God and Guinness

“When people think of Ireland, they think of St. Patrick’s Day and Guinness.”  by: Marisa Ruggirello Song of the Day: Mizzy C // City and Colour Guinness to Ireland is somewhat like to water to a fish. It is the unofficial drink of Ireland. So naturally, advertising has played an important factor to the company as well as…

CAN I GET SOME WIFI PLEASE?

20 May, 2016 by: Marisa Ruggirello Song of the Day: I’m Just a Kid // Simple Plan Today is now my third day without usable wifi. I promise I am only losing my mind a little bit. Maybe a lot. I never thought I was one of those people who was attached to their phones,…

Grand. Craic. Feck.

19 May, 2016 by: Marisa Ruggirello Song of the Day: The Weight // The Band After a night at a hostel in a town with maybe 100 people, we made our way to the Slieve League Cliffs in County Donegal, Ireland. These cliffs, although not nearly as popular as the Cliffs of Moher, are actually…

Rocks on Rocks on Rocks

18 May, 2016 by: Marisa Ruggirello  Song of the Day: Cherry Wine // Hozier Today began our three-day bus tour across the Irish countryside. Although I had no idea what to expect, what I saw was something that I could have only imagined to exist in movies. Everywhere around me was lush with green grass,…

Bye, Bye Beautiful Belfast

by: Marisa Ruggirello Song of the Day: My Heart Will Go On // Celine Dion Today’s adventure began in 1912 as we made our way to the relatively new Titanic museum in Belfast. The museum was opened in 2012 to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the infamous ship’s fateful first and only voyage. The…

Beers, Bombs and Belfast

by: Marisa Ruggirello Song of the Day: Brand New Day // Kodaline Waking up in a foreign city, thousands of miles away and not knowing a single person is typically not the best way to start a morning or usually is the plot line of a Liam Neeson movie. However, that is exactly how I…