Am sure you are very familiar with the basis you hear about traveling to Ireland such as;
- Get all your medical and financial needs in order
- Make sure you change from your currency top Euros
- Don’t forget to renew your passport
- Make umbrella your companion
- Get an account with Skype amongst others
But am here to tell you things you must get to know before decided to study abroad in Ireland.
- Ireland is a land known for magic and myth; while traveling; get a camera:
There are many imaginations about Ireland; there are countless very real, stellar sites to see on the Emerald isle. From the giants causeway to the cliffs of Mroher, from the Blarney stone to the famine ship in Dublin, Ireland never cease to amaze any with its breath taking landscapes, intriguing history, and unrivaled change.
What’s the point in visiting a land of magic and myth without a camera? Get a camera with extra batteries and memory card.
2. Having a knowledge of Ireland’s history is very important:
It is of importance to know where you are going to. It is not new news that one of Ireland’s most entailing features is the country’s deep rooted history and traditions. If you come to Ireland without a mind open wide to new ideas, information and knowledge, then you’re wasting opportunities.
3. You have a lot of ‘Craic’- the safe kind:
Craic in Ireland means fun. You will hear the word a lot over on the Emerald isle. The Irish also love music, dancing and gigs which is fun on its own. Irish music has the incredible power to transport anyone to any place or time, make you feel any emotion and give anyone willing to listen to a meek peace at the life of another.
4. Irish are good friends:
The Irish are curious about where other people come from. Therefore, don’t hide your nationality, you will likely teach your Irish friends as much as they would teach you.
5. You should learn to chill and be flexible:
In Ireland, life is much more of chills. They like to live in the moment. So don’t forget that no opportunity should be passed up because a clock tells you that you can’t do it. And just as you shouldn’t force a fast pace life in Ireland, sometimes you have to go with the flows and be flexible. It is important to note that your plans in Ireland, either as a student or a traveler will inevitably change as quickly as the weather.
Don’t forget to keep you experience worthwhile.
The most important thing to remember while studying abroad in Ireland is to make this experience you own. Try new things, don’t skip classes and be open to the beauty of what your host has to offer you.
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