Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

12 Fun Facts About Ireland

Meghan Tankersley | March.13.2014

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve collected 12 fun facts about Ireland and St. Patrick that will make you yearn for the rocky shores and rolling green hills of the Emerald Isle!

5 Free Things To Do in Dublin, Ireland

Meghan Tankersley | January.27.2014

Dublin. An enchanting city full of gorgeous cobblestoned streets, colorful doorways, and rocky coastlines. Although Dublin is one of the more expensive cities in Europe,  there are plenty of free things to from visiting national museums to walking along some of Dublin’s famed streets and rivers. Did we mention that these are all free?

That Time I Met the President of Ireland While Interning in Dublin

Alex Paisner | July.08.2013

Global Experiences intern Brian Hess is a rising senior at Virginia Tech. He shares his experience meeting the President of Ireland through his non-profit internship in Dublin this summer!

Interning in Dublin: A Return to Ireland

Alex Paisner | June.25.2013


Me in Portugal!

Enjoying An Internship Abroad in Dublin

Alex Paisner | February.14.2013

Global Experiences intern Lindsey Paxton shares her trips to the Guinness Storehouse and the famed Jameson Distillery to learn more about Dublin's two iconic drinks!

Living and Working in Dublin’s Fair City

Alex Paisner | January.09.2013

Global Experiences' Dublin Location Coordinator Dara give us her insight into living and working in the heart of Ireland: Storied Dublin.

Letter from an Alumn to Parents

Meghan Tankersley | April.18.2012

[Dear Concerned Parent:]

Spotlight Dublin Alum: Molly S. & Kelsey B.

Global Experiences | March.08.2012


The Best Weekend Trip from Dublin

Meghan Tankersley | July.29.2011


Weekend adventures while living and working abroad are some of the best experiences you will ever have. From the culture you experience to the memories you make, adventures like these are ones you will never forget. One of our past Dublin interns took many day trips from Dublin spent her weekends traveling. She wanted to give you a glance inside the types of adventures you could have during your international internship.

A Weekend Through Ireland

Meghan Tankersley | July.17.2011


Going abroad gives you the chance to have many unforgettable experiences. From the things, you’ll learn at your international internship to the people you’ll meet, going to Dublin is a truly life-changing event. We provide a few social events and cultural excursions for you throughout your program but encourage you to use your free time to travel and experience everything around you. We had one of our past interns put together a blog about one of her exciting weekends in the city and day trips from Dublin. 

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