Are you as curious as me, about my first blog post? Yeah? Then let`s start.
Folks, I hope all of you are enjoying the summer holidays, as much as I do. The first week has past and time flies. Since we arrived, Jana and I have seen, learned and experienced so many different and incredible things, without doubt I can say, it was one of the best decisions in my life so far. Surely you have all read the blog post from Jana, about our first few days ;) Nevertheless I want to add some information. Enjoy reading😊
First days and host family
On our first weekend we stayed in an Airbnb flat, which was directly located at the main street, O’Connell Street. Captured by curiosity, we started early in the morning with our sightseeing tour, which lasted till Sunday. Then finally we set off to get to know the host family. It wasn't quite what I expected, but I'm more than cheerful. We were greeted by a nice lady, around 60, who is going to accommodate, us together with her sister, for the next four weeks. A talkative and lovable woman, always attentive. Always willing to recommend sights, pubs and other useful information. Jana and I adopted the term “Host Granny”, which our host siblings and we use quiet often.
About the host siblings, Carmel (her real name) had a B&B earlier in her life, so now there are 4 empty bedrooms, which she offers to students. At the moment all of them are filled, with students from all over the world. You can imagen how busy the house is. Already after a short time we have made friends with all of them and do something with them. Every day a multicultural experience. In case of wondering, yes, we all speak English with one another, despite there is a guy from Germany, we don´t want to offend somebody. Their home countries are: Spain, Saudi Arabia and Germany.
More about the stay itself, everything is organized perfectly, when we come home our beds are made, our OWN bathroom is cleaned and dinner is ready on the table from 6-8 p.m. Everyone can put it into the microwave and eat at a time one prefers. Unexpectedly, every day she serves lots of vegetables and generally healthy and varied dishes. Guess we are very lucky and there´s no way I can complain.
Interested how I get along at work and how I like Dublin? Then have a look at my new blog post tomorrow.
Keep a stiff upper lip and see you!
Katie (Yeah, my name got an upgrade, but more about it in my next post ;)