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

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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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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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Heading to Peru in 2018? Inca Trail Permits Released Four Months Earlier Than Usual

2 min readUpdate: The Peruvian Government has now released further details of when permits throughout 2018 will be released. With only 500 permits available per day, they will be gone very, very quickly! See below: January 2018 – Released 5th Oct March 2018 – Released 6th Oct April 2018 – Released 9th Oct May 2018 … Continue reading Heading to Peru in 2018? Inca Trail Permits Released Four Months Earlier Than Usual

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