Pursuing the Road

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Guest Travelers, Interviews, Study Abroad, Travel

5 Weeks in Italy

A few months ago I asked my friend Alyssa about her study abroad trip to Italy and if I could interview her about it–and even though I’m late on posting this, with summer right here, and since it’s Alyssa and Joey’s wedding today (congrats!!) better late than never right?! Also, I have an exciting giveaway to go along  ...

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Northern Ireland, Study Abroad, Travel

Two Years Ago

The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing–to reach the Mountain, to find the place where all the beauty came from–my country, the place where I ought to have been born. Do you think it all meant nothing, all the longing? The longing for home? For indeed it now feels not like going, but like going back. C.S. Lewis

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Everyday, Northern Ireland, Travel, Writing

Sandwiches & Comhrá

We were in a cafe in Derry–cityside, on the main street that slanted sharply upwards and where the rainwater was running down as we sat inside, looking out the main window of the cafe. Both me and my best friend had our laptops, we had plans to work on essays as we tried not to get too distracted by photo editing and talking about our  ...

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Travel, Writing

Love and Travel

Traveling is falling in love with different parts of the world. When I travel, I fall in love first with the idea; the planning stage, researching art museums and hostels and restaurants, and then secondly with the place itself. It’s amazing to arrive somewhere and see the places that were just dots on a map morph into living, breathing things.

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