Comedy sketch perfectly sums up anyone on a J1 trying to rent an apartment 1 month ago

Comedy sketch perfectly sums up anyone on a J1 trying to rent an apartment

They've nailed it...

We had a story earlier today about Irish people being drastically overcharged when it comes to getting an ESTA visa to visit the states.

But another type of visa young travellers get going to the US is the J1 visa.

There's a stereotype of an Irish man that goes over to America on a J1 bringing nothing with him but a few pairs of shorts, his county minor jersey and a desire to drink a power of cans.

While over there he will get burnt profusely but still never learn his lesson to put on sun cream, and if he visits San Francisco, there will be an obligatory snap with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background.

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It will probably be accompanied by a caption like: "T'is no Cork like".

But one memory that will stick with many from their J1 experience is the sleeping in a room which likely contained far more bodies than there were beds.

Foil Arms and Hog have nailed it once again...