A Sporting Comparison

By Trevor Klaus Sport. The everlasting pursuit of who is best. Sport is certainly something that brings people together, and at times can tear people and families apart if allegiances are split. While sports certainly exist everywhere, there are definitely differences in sporting preferences from country to country. Any two countries could be totally separate…

Troubles

I had no idea how much trouble Ireland went through. This morning we went on a cab tour around Ireland and learned about what they know as “The Troubles“. In comparison to the United States, the battle for civil rights were the same. The United States issue was color: black vs white, while Ireland’s issue…

So much to see, so little time

Today, we had a jam-packed day in Dublin. We visited the Dublin Castle, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and the Jameson whiskey distillery. At our first stop, the Dublin Castle, we were able to see one of the most prominent buildings in Ireland. I am learning a lot about the history of Ireland on this trip. Before…

Appreciating ancient artifacts

Today, Chris and I visited one of the most popular artifacts in Ireland, the Book of Kells, located on the campus of Trinity College in Dublin. Chris really wanted to see it, but I didn’t know anything about this artifact before we went to Trinity. I ended up joining him because I wanted to see…

Elegance, Class, and Sophistication

By: Ryan Gilbert Cuisine in the U.K has a rather bland reputation, known for its bizarre meat pies, battered meats, and other concoctions with a rather boring flavor and texture. However, I believe we have found a true diamond in the rough on this trip. In Cardiff, hiding amongst all the mundane and predictable restaurants,…

Golley Slater Advertising Agency by Trevor Goslin

  Today we went to Golley Slater agency for a presentation of what actually goes on within a firm. Being an advertising major i was excited to learn about this considering I am pretty clueless. They really went all out for us providing us with Welsh cakes and pop. The presentation started off with a…

Burning Images into a Consumer’s Mind – By Graham Polk

Today inside of the Guinness Storehouse I saw some of the most interesting adverts I’ve seen in my life. For those of you who don’t know, Guinness is an Irish dry stout that is brewed in Dublin, Ireland. They were established in 1759 and loved by the Irish and beer drinkers across the world. Before…