Round the World

Aitutaki Lagoon – Uncovering The Most Beautiful Place You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted 8 days ago in Asia

6 min readJust when you think you’ve mapped out everywhere you need to visit before you kick the bucket. Our newest addition is one we can’t stop staring at…

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Why Chicago is our Favourite J1 City

2 min readAh Chicago! “The Windy City”, “Chi-Town”, “The City of Big Shoulders” all these names given to the beautiful city over the years, but one thing remains the same – the atmosphere, the pride and acceptance this city has for everyone! Here are some reasons why we think Chicago is the King of the … Continue reading Why Chicago is our Favourite J1 City

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OZCAST: Our #OzAmbassador James Fox on his Travel Addiction, Exploring South America, Two Years in Canada and The Move Down Under

0 min readHundreds applied to become our #OzAmbassador for 2018, for which we’re so grateful. Unfortunately, there could only be one and @dunta90 went to Dublin’s Aussie bar the Woolshed to meet him. Listen below to @jamesdeanfox on his adventures so far and his next one next May… James will be celebrating Australia Day with … Continue reading OZCAST: Our #OzAmbassador James Fox on his Travel Addiction, Exploring South America, Two Years in Canada and The Move Down Under

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GRAD VISA STORIES: @BruthaNiall’s Love Letter to Los Angeles

7 min readAnyone who’s been to the US for an entire year will know that it’s genuinely life changing. For our latest Grad Visa Story we caught up with @bruthaniall, fresh from an entire year living and working in LA. What follows will give you severe FOMO… “I normally live in Los Angeles, if you … Continue reading GRAD VISA STORIES: @BruthaNiall’s Love Letter to Los Angeles

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James in China: Xian, Shanghai And 8,000 Uniquely Mind-Blowing Terracotta Warriors

Posted 2 months ago in Asia

5 min read“We all really felt as though Xian was what we expected from a Chinese city and initial thoughts were that we were going to enjoy it here…”. After the dense smog, the ludicrous scale of Beijing and the stunning scenery surrounding the Great Wall, it was time for @JamesOD09’s China adventure, hurtling south … Continue reading James in China: Xian, Shanghai And 8,000 Uniquely Mind-Blowing Terracotta Warriors

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New Zealand Further Relaxes Teaching Requirements As Labour Crisis Deepens

1 min readIt seems that New Zealand’s well-documented teaching shortage is showing no signs of abating with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority further relaxing the minimum requirements for overseas teachers.

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Discovering Doha: A Viable City Break Alternative To It’s More Illustrious Neighbours?

Posted 2 months ago in Asia

5 min read10 years ago, Doha and Qatar as a whole would have been one of the more obscure parts of the world if you were Irish. Qatar Airways had yet to become a truly global carrier, the controversial World Cup 2022 announcement had yet to drop and Doha was difficult to place either on … Continue reading Discovering Doha: A Viable City Break Alternative To It’s More Illustrious Neighbours?

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REVEALED: The 12 Hottest Destinations For Irish Travellers in 2018

Posted 2 months ago in Asia

6 min read12. Kadavu, Fiji Did you know Fiji is close to having an island for every day of the year? There are 332 chunks of impossible beauty, although only 106 of them have permanent residents. Fiji’s capital, Suva is only a 4-hour flight from Sydney and for the thousands of Irish living on Australia’s … Continue reading REVEALED: The 12 Hottest Destinations For Irish Travellers in 2018

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

Posted 3 months 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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