Author Archives: Marilu Duque | Technological University Dublin

Vintage and Thrift Shopping Across Ireland

For as long as I can remember, I have viewed thrift and vintage shops as palaces of exploration. A place where your outfit choices are not limited by season, color, texture, age, gender, or era, and your creativity can simply … Continue reading

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Eating My Way Through Ireland: Ice Cream Edition

Ice cream has always been a distant treat for me. One only enjoyed as a reward for a job well done, in celebration of a birthday, or for simply getting through the week. As a pick-me-up, treat, reward, side, dessert, … Continue reading

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Languages, Go-Karting and Vibes

My first language is Spanish. Growing up in Miami, it was commonplace to hear people speaking Spanish, but then I moved to Central Florida, and English became the norm. Every once in a while, I’d hear Spanish speakers around the … Continue reading

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