A sluggish week… – Drexel Training Overseas


Week 7 has most likely been the slowest paced week when it comes to actions I’ve performed since arriving right here from Dublin. I used to be focusing quite a bit on my research this week after a busy weekend of holiday makers.

Two mates got here up from Canada and we had a unbelievable time with them. It was superb to see their reactions to Philly and get a perspective on how totally different it’s to dwelling in Canada and once more being again residence in Eire. One similarity everybody had was the tempo of metropolis life over right here in comparison with again in Eire. In Dublin, issues have a tendency to maneuver at a slower tempo, and individuals are usually extra relaxed. In distinction, Philadelphia and seemingly Montreal are bustling cities with a fast-paced way of life. It’s clear that it has taken each myself and my mates a while to regulate to the hectic schedule and adapt to the brand new environments we discover ourselves in, one which I for positive wouldn’t change.

One factor I observed regardless of my quiet week nevertheless was the climate enhancing vastly and a grand stretch within the evenings. I play a variety of snooker/pool at residence and I lately came upon concerning the Pool society right here at Drexel. I had established the same society again in my residence college and appeared ahead to going alongside to satisfy some fellow pool gamers and Drexel college students, and hopefully studying a number of issues on how one can effectively run the society after I return residence subsequent 12 months.

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At this time I visited Rittenhouse Sq. for the primary time. It was one thing I’ve been which means to do for some time since I arrived, nevertheless between school, guests and different miscellaneous actions I hadn’t managed to go to it. Regardless of that, and at present with the day so good I paid a go to, one which gained’t be my final. This lovely park within the coronary heart of Philly is a superb place to loosen up, stare upon timber, and take heed to some music. You’ll discover loads of eating places, cafes, and retailers close by as nicely.

So far as issues to do for the weekend, I’m planning on simply taking it straightforward. Eire is taking part in within the 6 nations, a rugby event, and my beloved Manchester United is taking part in an enormous cup remaining on the Wembley on Sunday. I’ll go to an area Irish bar within the metropolis for these and hopefully get some good Irish grub to reinforce the expertise!


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