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The J1 Summer Work and Travel Programme 2018 Is Now Open! Here’s What You Need To Know

4 min readNow here’s some welcome news to combat the shorter evenings and that chill in the air. Seven months from now you could be setting off on the biggest and best adventure of your life across the Atlantic. It’s official, the USIT J1 Work and Travel Summer Programme is now open for 2018 and this … Continue reading The J1 Summer Work and Travel Programme 2018 Is Now Open! Here’s What You Need To Know

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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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Canada Announces Three-Plan To Attract One Million Immigrants To North America

2 min readThis is some big and brilliant news for young Irish people, with an eye on a year or two abroad.

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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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QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

Posted 2 months ago in Asia

0 min readIt’s a brave statement, but I’m calling it now. If anyone gets 20/20 in this quiz it will have been because of a fluke, or you’re the most well travelled person in Ireland…but mainly still a fluke! Anything over twelve should be considered a very decent effort. Oh, and just to keep you … Continue reading QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

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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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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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Soccer Camp USA: 10 Tips To Make Sure You Get A Contract!

4 min readUnless you’ve been living under a rock (or playing FIFA 18 so much you’ve lost touch with reality) you’ll know that the opportunity of a lifetime is there for the taking this summer.

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Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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