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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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This Irishman’s US Road Trip Video Is The Best You’ll See All Year

1 min readWe get A LOT of travel videos submitted to us on a regular basis. To be honest, we love seeing them as every traveler’s experience is very different and it allows us to relive some of our own biggest adventures. PLEASE don’t stop sending us in vids (use #JustUSIT) of your travels! Even … Continue reading This Irishman’s US Road Trip Video Is The Best You’ll See All Year

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The Perfect J1 Day In…Los Angeles

Posted 2 months ago in J1

7 min readStill thinking about where to spend your J1 Summer? Having ticked off San Francisco, Boston and Chicago, it’s time for Los Angeles to make an appearance!  Los Angeles is a place you need to spend time in to really appreciate. Not on the regular J1 beaten path, maybe our perfect day will sway some … Continue reading The Perfect J1 Day In…Los Angeles

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The Perfect J1 Day In…Chicago

Posted 2 months 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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The Perfect J1 Day In…San Francisco

4 min read10 Weeks. 10 Locations. 10 Perfect J1 Summer Days. The J1 season has well and truly begun, with college campuses up and down the country buzzing with chatter about one topic…No, it’s not that Economics assignment (but make sure you get it done though), it’s where to spend your summer in 2018. More … Continue reading The Perfect J1 Day In…San Francisco

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

3 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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#JustUSIT: Getting Around Kenya On A Safari Adventure!

7 min readLike most 20-something travel addicts, my hit list tends to be shaped by the latest jaw-dropping vlog on YouTube. Mr.Ben Brown is one of the very best and when his adventures took him to Kenya, my fate was sealed. This was happening! A country full of character, stunning beauty and lots of incredible wildlife … Continue reading #JustUSIT: Getting Around Kenya On A Safari Adventure!

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