If you’re lucky enough to be in Ireland for Saint Patrick’s day, you’re definitely up for some awesomeness.
To make the most of it, you definitely need some up front preparation and a bit of planning. I got you covered 🙂
When I have first moved to Dublin over a year ago, I had no idea I’ll stay any longer than 6 months, or that I will love it this much, or that I will ever even want to stay any longer than planned.
I also wasn’t aware of how amazingly beautiful Dublin is in December, being it my first full month in Dublin last year. I do miss snow at Christmas, but the city is literally incredible. All the lights, Christmas trees, shop windows, decorations, causes, events, people, laughter… It’s unbelievable!
Today marks a year since I’ve moved to the beautiful city of Dublin. I have fallen in love with Ireland ever since, and even though the original plan was to stay for six months only and “moving to Ireland” wasn’t really a plan for any longer term, that plan has changed quite a bit… Obviously.
First of all, I want to tell you a short story of how my Dublin is awesome idea started. A couple of months ago I was working on my master’s thesis here in Dublin, and because it is a Croatian thesis for a Croatian university, I was very limited with literature as everything I needed was actually in Croatia. However, I gave it a shot with Dublin City Public Libraries as their online catalog was promising.
Okay, maybe it is typical, regarding the way it is written. It might seem as only a bunch of things that happened to me. But the past year was a lifechanger for me and it was far from ordinary.
I moved seven or eight times. It was exhausting and I was literally living “in my luggage” on some days. Sometimes it felt as if I will crash and just give up on it all, but I luckily didn’t, because…