World Beverages Part 11: Canada Day Abroad

What: Innis and Gunn Beer

Where: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Who: Three Canadian girls living abroad

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#21 – The Time That I Settled In Ireland…

I have now been in Northern Ireland for almost 6 weeks, but in someways it feels like I have been here for much, much longer. I have been wanting to write about my experience since arriving but I was hesitant to put down in black and white how I really felt. I felt like I should be excited about my adventure and only write about happy things, life-changing things, inspiring things. But I couldn’t find those words. Then I remembered why I started this blog. I started it for me. I wanted it to be a way to express my feelings, to work through my emotions, to reflect on the moment I was experiencing. Both the fantastic and the mundane, the happy and the heartbreaking, the personal and the public. I didn’t create this blog to satisfy an audience, to seek approved or to get attention. I wanted it to reflect me; my truth. And the truth is that when I first arrived in Northern Ireland I wasn’t having a happy, shiny adventure.

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#19 – The Time That I Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland…

Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day and I was in Ireland! It was what can only be described as an adventure. It certainly wasn’t all sunshine and lollipops, but who says thunderstorms and pints of beer aren’t just as fun?

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World Beverages Part 8: Black Velvet and An Irish Roommate’s Birthday

What: Black Velvet – a combination of Guinness and Champagne

Where: New diggs in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Who: New roommate, Canadian friend and a million random, awesome guests

The Story:

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World Beverages Part 7: Guinness and an Irish Pub Night

What: Draft-poured, straight from the brewery, Guinness

Where: Kelly’s Cellars, Belfast

Who: An Aussie, An Irishman, Deux Femmes Francaise, and two newly arrived Canadians

The Story:

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