Adjustments as an American Expat in Ireland

There are so many differences and changes to which I needed to adapt upon moving here nearly seven years ago, but some of them still creep back into my thoughts and strike me with a momentary, "I never did figure out why that's the case." About those unique and haunting adjustments, I am writing an entire... Continue Reading →


Welcome to Ireland: A Newcomer’s Survival Guide

It has been 74 months since I arrived at Cork Airport with five bags of my favorite possessions to make Ireland my new home. Though time has given me comfort and sense of feeling local, I still remember what it feels like to assimilate to a new life in a new city in a new country... Continue Reading →

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