10 Reasons To Check Ireland Off Your Bucket List
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10 Reasons To Check Ireland Off Your Bucket List

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10 Reasons To Check Ireland Off Your Bucket List
Alyssa Mattison

Study abroad is an opportunity that every college student should take advantage of. Navigating a foreign country, learning to make fast (and lasting) friendships, and being really on your own for the first time ever will challenge you in all new and exciting ways. You'll return home feeling like you can take on the world (literally) as though you found some piece of yourself you hadn't known you'd been missing. And even though we all still have our moments of self-doubt and anxiety, you'll always look back on time spent abroad as a reminder of how great it feels to conquer those fears.

If you're deciding where to study abroad next semester or looking to travel somewhere new, here's ten reasons why Ireland is the trip to take:

1. Sunsets make seven-hour flights slightly better.

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2. Cobblestones streets require comfortable footwear (any excuse for Converse).

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3. Tea is always a good idea, and so is (Irish) coffee.

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4. Guinness by the pint and 360° views of Dublin.

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5. You'll see rain, shine, and everything in between. P.S. Always pack an umbrella.

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6. What the cities lack in height they make up for in color.

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7. Life is best lived on the edge.

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8. Live music and 'Wonderwall' covers all day, erryday.

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9. There's always a chance to take the road less traveled.

10. These are the moments you're going to miss someday.

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