From New York City to Dublin, Ireland: How I made friends and managed homesickness
Deciding to move to a new country to study on your own is a big decision. Constantly doubting your choice, worrying that you’ll find it hard to make friends or just the daunting move itself – all swirling through your mind. But, it’s sometimes best to let what happens happen.
In her second piece, Erin Cobb from the USA tells us how she got through bursts of intermittent homesickness, the task of making new friends and all the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic. (more…)
Appreciating the Local: How COVID-19 Changed my Expectations
Making the most of every second! Despite the travel restrictions affecting Ireland during lockdown, US student Erin has made the most of travelling within her immediate environs in Dublin. Erin, who is studying Social Media Communications at Dublin City University, wrote this blog whilst Ireland was in Level 5 Lockdown (Christmas 2020 to early May 2021)