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I Never Expected On Day One Of Camp USA That I’d Be Spending The Next Six Summers Here

6 min readYou’ve probably heard this a dozen times, once you experience a Camp USA summer for yourself it’s difficult to imagine spending those glorious 3/4 months any other way. WARNING: Camp USA is highly addictive, we’ve got proof. Take it away @popeshealy… My experience of camp, from my first summer, to now in anticipation … Continue reading I Never Expected On Day One Of Camp USA That I’d Be Spending The Next Six Summers Here

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James in China: Challenging The Stereotype And Being Blown Away By The Great Wall

Posted 14 days ago in Asia

7 min readAs the most populated country in the world, it’s practically impossible to think you understand or ‘know’ China without visiting it for yourself. For our global wanderer James, it’s was never a country at the top of his list (unlike Iceland, Kenya and the Middle East) but when opportunity knocks to experience somewhere … Continue reading James in China: Challenging The Stereotype And Being Blown Away By The Great Wall

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Whistling By: Niamh On Her Dream Start To Life In Canada – ” I live here. Its crazy to think about”.

4 min readIt’s fair to say that 2018 is going to be a massive year for Irish emigrants leaving this little island behind for a while and swapping it for the world’s second-largest nation – Canada. A strong economy, high standard of living, a liberal forward-thinking government and arguably the most spectacular scenery anywhere in … Continue reading Whistling By: Niamh On Her Dream Start To Life In Canada – ” I live here. Its crazy to think about”.

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The Perfect J1 Day In…Boston

4 min readIt’s that time of the year when college campus conversations will revolve around three things: Pulling another all-nighter to get that assignment in, how mega Christmas is going to be and where the hell am I going to go on my summer J1?

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The Must See Places of Chile That Should Be on Your Bucket List

6 min readIce-covered mountains, frothing rivers, endless coastlines, and the vast and the driest desert –that’s what Chile is all about. Chile is a hell of a grand attraction for adventure junkies on Earth. Foodies will have fresh fruit, grilled meats, seafood, and wine here in Chile. For the culturephiles, there are theatres, music, and … Continue reading The Must See Places of Chile That Should Be on Your Bucket List

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James in Kenya – The Brilliant Beaches And Reefs You Won’t Have Heard Of

5 min readWhen you think of Kenya, you’ll immediately think of the Maasi Mara, spending your days tracking the Big Five in the wild. While Kenya is one of the world’s best countries for safari, what you may not know is that it also has some of the very best beaches and snorkelling spots on … Continue reading James in Kenya – The Brilliant Beaches And Reefs You Won’t Have Heard Of

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Joe’s Soccer Summer in the US: “You’ll find yourself saying I love my job!”

10 min readEach summer USIT hires hundreds of Irish football fanatics, looking for a dream summer in the US surrounded by the beautiful game. @joemacruairi267 spent his summer touring through Denver, Wyoming, Idaho and New Mexico before hitting Las Vegas for McGregor/Mayweather. We’re not jealous in the slightest….

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Grad Visa Stories: “I didn’t want to live in an Irish community, I didn’t come here to have Ireland at my doorstep”

8 min readHuge thanks to Graduate Visa participant @raqu3ll3 for sharing her New York experience with us so far! Don’t forget to follow her on Instagram and check out her own blog Tales Of A Fairy. When you’re in college you have a goal and a purpose, you’re safe in a bubble where your daily routine … Continue reading Grad Visa Stories: “I didn’t want to live in an Irish community, I didn’t come here to have Ireland at my doorstep”

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Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

4 min readSpending an entire summer getting paid to have fun, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the world is a little difficult to do justice in words. Your sense of adventure has kicked in, you’ve trusted your instinct and decided to #JustUSIT. Now comes the payoff… For 2017 Summer Camp Counsellor, @MarieSalova her sense … Continue reading Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

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A Year in Dallas: 5 Reasons It’s A Great Place For Irish Graduates

6 min readWe’re not gonna sugarcoat it, getting yourself a high flying job in Manhattan isn’t without it’s challenges. It takes nerve, there is the possibility of failure but those who dream of the NYC life, be bold and go for it…just don’t do it without a contingency plan nestled under your wing.

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