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BIG BROTHER IN THE BIG CITY
Imagine your brother/sister is going off to college. This person you see on a daily basis is now no longer within...
Tue, 23 Aug 2016
WHY TAKING A YEAR OUT IS THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO
Have you ever had that punch-in-the-stomach, gut-feeling that something just isn’t right? That hollow, sinking instinct...
Tue, 23 Aug 2016
Leanne Quinn (Contributor)
MY J1 EXPERIENCE
I remember what it had felt like to land in JFK Airport, knowing it would be 97 days before I would breathe in the air...
Fri, 19 Aug 2016
BRUSSELS: FIVE MONTHS ON
Stepping into the arrivals section at Zaventem airport, I was surrounded by joyful tourists, a plethora of...
Tue, 16 Aug 2016
SNOW, SALT AND SKATING: A POLISH ADVENTURE
Cześć everyone (Hello in Polish), Recently, some of my loyal gal pals and I took an impromptu city break to Poland,...
Tue, 19 Jul 2016
Aisling Bonner (Satire Editor)
HOW TO COMBAT J1 F.O.M.O
Catch up with friends You’ve made friends in all corners of Ireland during your time in college and chances are you...
Wed, 6 Jul 2016
¿HOLA MADRID OR ADIOS MADRID?
Centrally located with a continental climate, Madrid does not offer the luxurious coastal vacation that British and...
Fri, 1 Jul 2016
Lee Eustace (Travel Editor)
INTERRAILING - WHO NEEDS A J1?
Interrailing around Europe is one of the best adventures you and your friends will ever embark on. Few dull moments...
Wed, 29 Jun 2016
WHAT IS IT LIKE FOR TEACHERS LIVING IN THE MIDDLE EAST?
At the age of 22, I began my career as a guidance counsellor in a secondary school in Ireland. I had an amazing first...
Tue, 21 Jun 2016
Roisin Traynor (Career Guidance Editor)
IT'S NOT YOURAMI, IT'S MIAMI
Anyone venturing stateside in the near future should consider spending some time in the beautiful sunny city of Miami,...
Sat, 11 Jun 2016