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The Perfect J1 Day In…Chicago

Posted 6 days ago in J1

5 min readAnother week, another perfect J1 day. I am very excited about this one. Having ticked a Perfect Day off our list in San Francisco and Boston it’s time to hit the midwest for a city which exploded in popularity last year. It might have had a little something to do with a certain … Continue reading The Perfect J1 Day In…Chicago

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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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[QUIZ] : How Camp Are You? (For Camp USA!!)

0 min readThinking about heading to camp this summer or been there before? Take this quiz and see how camp you really are! Camp USA isn’t just a summer away, it’s a lifestyle! We’re hiring! Applications are now open for Camp USA 2018. For info, head to www.campusa.ie, email us at info@usit.ie or call us … Continue reading [QUIZ] : How Camp Are You? (For Camp USA!!)

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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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US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

1 min readThe US Embassy has today released a statement urging 2018 J1 hopefuls to be more of a Fiona, than a Ross and get their applications in as early as they possibly can. Potential J1ers for 2018 have been urged to “be proactive and begin the application process as early as possible”, following a seven-week … Continue reading US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

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New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

3 min read“The Great Barrier Reef is dead”. This line has been thrown around the internet and the media over the last year. Partly to grab headlines but more significantly it points to the very serious and very real prospect that coral bleaching on the reef has killed up to 67% of the corals there. Without … Continue reading New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

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Climbing Uluru Will Be Banned From October 2019 After Historic Vote

2 min readIt’s one of Australia’s most iconic wonders, visited by over 300,000 people per year but the future of Uluru will be ‘you can see but you can’t touch’ and we couldn’t agree with it more.

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US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

2 min readAs of this morning, new security measures for international visitors coming from non-US airlines have been put into effect across the US. The additional checks are being put in place to avoid in-cabin bans on laptops (because in-flight Netflix is crucial) following the US (and shortly after the UK’s) decision to ban electronic devices … Continue reading US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

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Embassy Friends! Irish & New Zealand Embassies To Open As Relationship Reaches New Heights

4 min readThere’s long been a strange spiritual connection between the people of Ireland and our far-flung friends of New Zealand. In fact, one-in-six Kiwi’s claim Irish lineage and despite us being over 18,500km away from each other the relationship has never felt that distance.

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