GTI Gazette

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Sarah Sullivan: World Traveller

Sarah Sullivan: World Traveller

by Darragh Mullooly  “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it.” – Elizabeth Gilbert A loving family, an amazing group of supportive friends and a prolific career, Sarah Sullivan had it all. Although she had worked...
Colourful, Cultured, Cochin

Colourful, Cultured, Cochin

by Darragh Mullooly While meandering around, soaking up the impressive colonial architecture, sitting on a quiet side street sipping a frappe and catching a show at the one of the many local theatres, it is easy to forget that I am still in fact, in India. The famed port, Fort Kochi, is a universe away...

GTI students on their way!

by Seosamh Duffy There is a great feeling of excitement pulsing throughout GTI as its students are preparing to travel abroad to different countries like Turkey, Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Poland and Finland as part of the Leonardo Da Vinci Mobility Project.   The Leonardo Da Vinci Mobility Project is a program that gives students...
Vagabond in Varkala

Vagabond in Varkala

by Darragh Mullooly The coastal town of Varkala is located just 50 Km North-West of Trivandrum City in the Southern state of Kerala, which is renowned throughout the Country for its exceptional educational, cultural and healthcare systems. Varkala beach resort, which is sat on the brink of a rather extraordinary cliff face, is famed for...
Travel Review: Thiruvananthapuram City

Travel Review: Thiruvananthapuram City

by Darragh Mullooly In the lush, tropical state of Kerala, just a stone’s throw from India’s Southern Coast lies the bustling City of Thiruvananthapuram. Famous for many of its features, this developing metropolis is the I.T and educational hub of Kerala, housing a plethora of institutions such as: The Government Ayurveda College, College of Engineering...
Transmissions From India | Part one: Preparation

Transmissions From India | Part one: Preparation

All images: Darragh Mullooly by Darragh Mullooly It has been known as the land of contradictions. A sub-continent full of colour, complexity, spirituality and beauty, starkly contrasted with the devastating poverty, political upheaval and streets bombarded with 1/6 of the planet’s population; a travel challenge for both neophyte and pro-traveller, where limits are tested, haggling skills...

Gap Year 365, Bursting with Opportunities

by Michelle Shannon Gap Year 365 is a global directory of valuable travel opportunities, including volunteer projects, gap year work, career break ideas, seasonal jobs, teaching projects, working holidays, expeditions, adventure breaks, tours and much more. Essentially, it’s a travel guide with links to various organisations all around the world from well-known travel companies to...

Travelling around Europe: Lisbon

By Marie Lecoq Lisbon is the capital of Portugal. It was built on 7 hills, each one being a distinctive quarter. The city has rich architecture influenced by cultures from every corner of the world, an amazing night life, delicious food and pastries, and a museum of wide interest. Baixa/Chiado – Shops and Restaurants This...

Emerging Korea: The Friendly Face of Seoul

By Sean O’Toole If you had visited Seoul a decade ago, you might have been scared to visit it on your own as everything might seem foreign, from the language to the street signs and everything else in between. Now there are clear signs in various languages such as English, Mandarin and Japanese, not only...

Rising petrol prices send Irish blood pressure through the roof

James Davin Due to petrol prices now hitting a two-and-a-half year high of €1.50 per litre at the pump, Irish families are now spending above their means to keep their cars running. According to the Irish Independent, families are spending up to €1,000 a year extra on petrol. Based on statistics from the Automobile Association on...