Hello From Dublin!

I can’t. Believe. I’m here.

Walking through the streets this morning by myself, I felt such a strong sense of belonging…Like I was home. It genuinely felt as if no time had passed since the last time I was here, almost a year and a half ago, as I navigated the streets with ease.

I needed to run some errands in city centre (St. Stephen’s Green Shopping Center has everything you’d need!) so I took my time walking about, taking it all in. It still didn’t feel real. I popped into Trinity College to take a look around and it was just as beautiful as I remembered it.

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I found a cute little bakery on Capel Street called Camerino and it had the most delicious and health conscious baked goods for extrememly great prices! I needed to kill some time before meeting my friends for lunch, so it was the perfect coffee spot to journal in.

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Finally got some bonding time with some of my old classmates after they got out of stage combat and it was so SO lovely. It truly felt as if I was still in school with them.  We had an absolutely fab night at The Turk’s Head in Temple Bar!

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Found this promotional flier at The Gaiety School with me and my classmates on it from when we studied abroad! How cute!

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Mingling at the bar, I met three fabulous ladies from London who left their husbands and kids at home so they could do a girls weekend in Dublin (I genuinely thought they looked way too young to be married with kids and they loved that so they bought my friend and I a shot…um, THANKS!). I also met two very sweet Austrians who have been working in a paper factory since they were 15 and they even tried to teach me some Austrian words! I definitely don’t remember what those words were…

Running on 5 hours of sleep, I was absolutely exhausted by the end of my 19-hour day…but every second was worth it.

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