Top five greatest Irish writers you need to know

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When you decided to come to Ireland to have a beautiful experience abroad, I am sure one of the first things you did was to check on the map where exactly is the little island which would become your new home very soon. At first sight, indeed, it looks very small, tiny, with only four millions inhabitants. ‘What am I…

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Irlanda: el paraíso de los festivales de música

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En inglés hay una frase que dice: ‘I want to live at a music festival forever’ (quiero vivir en un festival para siempre)… ¡y es que los festivales de música son geniales! Hay dos cosas que, sin lugar a dudas, todo estudiante debería hacer alguna vez en su vida. La primera es viajar tanto como puedas al mismo tiempo que…

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How to survive a visit to an Irish supermarket

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Written by Alice Recchia As you may already know there are many supermarkets you can find in Dublin’s fair city but you may not be fully aware of the differences in styles, prices, services and products they sell. Whether you live close to or far from the city center, you should be able to reach at least a couple of…

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Love is in the air but… who is St. Valentine?

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Every 14th of February many countries around the world celebrate the day of love and lovers: St. Valentine’s Day. On this date couples celebrate their love by giving each other gifts and presents, such us cards, red roses or chocolates, going out for romantic dinners or going abroad for intimate weekends. The aim is to celebrate this day of love…

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What do I have to put in my suitcase?

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I can’t count how many times students or friends that are coming to Ireland, have asked me ‘what do I need to put in my suitcase?’ Yes, it is a very good question. When I was packing for the first time (before moving to this country) I had the same feelings… Because you may have an idea about it, but…

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Plan your holiday breaks: National Holidays in Ireland

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Ireland is a country with many festivities and days of celebration around different topics, events and personalities. In fact, there are exactly nine public holidays during the whole year, which in Ireland are called ‘bank holidays’ and all of them are celebrated on a Monday. It is advisable to know the exact date on which they are celebrated in this…

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Cómo viajar si eres estudiante

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El motivo que impulsa a personas de todo el mundo a venir a Irlanda no es única y exclusivamente para estudiar inglés. Creo firmemente que cuando las personas deciden viajar a un país europeo para aprender un idioma también lo hacen porque quieren vivir una de las mejores experiencias de sus vidas. Esto generalmente significa tener la oportunidad de viajar…

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