Tag Archives: Travel

Sharing Ireland With My Family

My full name is Micaela Erin Flynn Connery.  We have a sign “No Irish Need Apply” to remind us of when relatives first moved to Newport from Ireland many years ago and how they struggled.  My grandparents, although born and raised … Continue reading

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A Photo Journal of my Holiday Holidays

The Mitchell Scholars Whatsapp messaging thread is a traveller’s dream. All semester long, impossibly exciting plans pop up weekly. “I’m going to Iceland next weekend, who wants in?” “Anyone up for Morrocco in February?”  “Planning a trip to fabulous city in … Continue reading

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Ham in a Box—Spending the Holidays Abroad

In 25 years, I have never spent a Christmas away from my parents’ home. This past year, I spent not only Christmas, but Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and New Year’s as well, all across the Atlantic. So, my approach to celebrating the holidays this year in Dublin was to try to recreate, as closely to possible, what I deemed to be the perfect holiday menus. Continue reading

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Being a Tourist

For many years, I have utterly detested the sight of cameras strewn around necks and gawking eyes open wide with astonishment.  Overloaded sojourners stopped in the middle of sidewalks and even streets near designated tourist sights drive me crazy.  I … Continue reading

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