JWU Student Blogs

Time is of the Essence: Part II

Samantha Riley’s study abroad blog ends with a moving look at her Irish adventure. She reflects on the beauty, the tranquility and the lasting impression Ireland has made on her life. Less of a "goodbye" and more of an "until next time."

Topics: JWU Study Aboard ireland

Time is of the Essence: Part I

JWU study abroad student Samantha Riley is clinging to every moment left in her Irish adventure. This week, Samantha starts her long goodbye to the Emerald Isle at a remote campground in County Mayo.

Topics: JWU Study Aboard ireland

'Into the Void-Into Being, Into Feeling' Irish Literature Festival

Samantha Riley’s study abroad voyage takes her to the Cúirt International Literature Festival in Galway to watch and listen to three of Ireland’s most exciting fiction authors.

Topics: JWUstudyabroad ireland

Patience is a Virtue: A Day Trip to the Aran Island of Inis Mór

Samantha Riley has learned the art of patience while dealing with the unpredictable weather in Ireland. For her latest adventure, a ferry trip to the island of Inis Mór, her patience is rewarded with absolute beauty.

Topics: JWU Study Abroad ireland

Irish Seaweed Is Not Just For Eating

Samantha Riley's Irish adventure bounces along to County Sligo, the final resting place of poet W.B. Yeats and a place to receive an amazingly slimy seaweed bath. 

Topics: Study Abroad ireland