Havin’ a Craic

I've been learning a lot of Irish slang lately! Here are a few things I found interesting. (Source: Irish coworkers) Turf: dried dead matter (some kind of mix of dirt and grass?) that is rolled to dry in the sun, then made into blocks, and used as fuel to burn and heat your house. Families … Continue reading Havin’ a Craic


Guinness and Cash Cabs

Busy day today! Finished up workshops at work (phew, 6-hr workshops for 5 days straight is EXHAUSTING), and rushed straight to the Guinness Storehouse for the last tour! Had built up my expectations after hearing recommendations from every local Irishman, and was only slightly disappointed. Reminded me a lot of Hershey Park- big tourist trap, … Continue reading Guinness and Cash Cabs