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I traveled to Ireland through Greenheart Travel’s Independent Homestay Program. It was spring break during my freshman year of college, and I was itching to go somewhere, and my heart has always been set on Ireland. When I first looked into Greenheart, my parents confronted me and told me I wasn’t allowed to go
It all started about a month ago, when my husband and I moved to Budapest. In one of my klutzier moments I dropped my phone in the elevator. The Blackberry broke open, one part went into the elevator, the other fell onto the floor, and the phone battery fell through the cracks.
Sometimes when you find yourself shivering in the bitter cold in the middle of a cemetery nestled in the misty hills of the French countryside in an unknown village on a Sunday morning, surrounded by people that you don’t know, it’s good to take a step back and ask yourself, “Now how did I get here again?”
We’re here! Africa. Well, Kenya to start. At first glance, it reminds me of India: abject poverty, haphazardly placed bundled garbage, potholes, unrecycled plastic, roaming goats, cows, and donkeys, shoeless children. All that’s missing are the monkeys.
In the name of God and of the dead generations from which she receives her old tradition of nationhood, Ireland, through us, summons her children to her flag and strikes for her freedom. -The Proclamation of 1916 I never thought Liam Neeson would lie to me. Not that I know him personally, but I always [&hellip