Category Archives: Weekend Adventures

Galway International Oyster Festival

I’m back at Purdue finishing up my senior year and am all set to graduate in May! I could honestly ramble on for a paragraph on how much I all my experiences as a Boilermaker have impacted me as a … Continue reading

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Connemara and Kylemore Abbey

I read an article recently about some scientists discovering a wrinkle in the universe – some crazy science-fiction-esque phenomena – which led to a discussion on the obtainability of time travel. Unfortunately I don’t think these said scientists have translated … Continue reading

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Dublin

This is a continuation of my half-marathon recap post on our weekend adventure in Dublin. As I’m sure I sufficiently pointed out in my recap post, I was pumped to have finished my first half-marathon and very pleased with my … Continue reading

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London Sneak Peak

Spent the weekend in London and loved it! We arrived super late on Friday night (around 2:30am) and crashed immediately. But we were up for an early start – breakfast, showers, and out of the Hostel by 8:30am to start … Continue reading

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Dublin National Lottery Half Marathon: My First Race Recap!

YEA I DID IT! After finishing my first Half Marathon and first road race!! Back on May 10th (yes I looked up the date!) I registered for my first half marathon: the Dublin National Lottery Half on September 17th. I … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

My first international trip of the semester is booked! A group of international students is off to London the weekend of October 7. I’m glad that my first adventure outside of Ireland is to another English-speaking country – don’t think … Continue reading

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Castles, Cliffs, and Craic!

I arrived at Shannon airport in Ireland almost a month ago!  It definitely doesn’t feel like it has been that long at all, but I think I’m finally settling in here and enjoying Galway.  Classes, my senior design project, living … Continue reading

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