Castleknock Hotel & Country Club
Travel Blogs from Castleknock
... London on a work visa. No typical surfer looking Aussie. But did enjoy to surf. He recommended I go to Melbourne because there was nothing like partying in Melbourne. So we got to talking and decided to go explore the city a bit. We trotted around Grafton street (used to be the wealthiest street in Dublin) and watched some of the street performers, walked around St. Stephen's Green which was quite beautiful. There was an old man feeding the swans and the pigeons ...
... they work on the rails. We took his recommendation. We decided it worked cheaper than spending an extra day in London. We headed back to our hotel and asked if we could stay and it was fine. We then started booking stuff for London. Nadzha was so annoyed because we were being organised and kept putting ourselves in situations where we end up homeless. We couldn't get the tickets we wanted so had to take the Monday evening tickets ...
... each time. “Hey, your bag was smaller last time I saw it.” “And where did that little blue shopping bag come from?” This mystery is not new to the two long-term husbands, so we silently nod and agree to pretend not to notice the bags have new bulges that look suspiciously like items we thought we had bypassed in the souvenir shops.
It will be a relatively short run to Dublin along the motorway (yes, ...
... some quiet moments in the beautiful park grounds. The Dublin Fusilier's Arch (1904) is at the park entrance, and Oscar Wild's former home is at the opposite exit, both of which I enjoyed.
Unfortunately, the National Museums are all closed on Mondays. The National Gallery was not closed however, and I immensely enjoyed the numerous exhibits, from Italian Romantic paintings, to Impressionist paintings, to an exhibit of works featuring Ireland's landscape and people. ...
We make it a slow morning and then we back on the road again. Now Kevin takes me to my absolute favourite shops in the world: art shops. My mouth literally drops wide open when I see the variety and the prices.
We walk though the lovely St Steven's Green towards a museum where we meet bog mummies face to face...These ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center