Crowne Plaza Dublin - Blanchardstown
Travel Blogs from Blanchardstown
Last Tuesday night Torsten, Dan, John, and I left from Ciampino Airport in Rome at 8:00pm and arrived in Dublin around 11:00pm. We got to our hostel and walked around a little to get a sense of the city, even though it was late. Wednesday morning we woke up and went to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, and then we went to Collins Barracks, which has been turned into The National Museum of Ireland. After the museum, Torsten, Dan, and I walked to ...
... on paying on arrival. HA! For those of you who did not know, my credit card was skimmed at the airport's ATM machine. For those of you who don't know what skimming is, it is low-life thieves obtaining access to your credit card one way or another and charging debt to your card. (I.e. credit card fraud.) This happened to me within the first 20 minutes of stepping foot on Ireland's turf. I, however, did not find out until two ...
Since we both finished up work on the 13th, it has been all go with all the festive celebrations, but luckily enough we have only a few things to do in order to be ready for the big day! The weather here has been bad, and some of the Ferries have been cancelled, so we are just hoping everything is sorted before Saturday! It's been ...
... goal which is worth 1 point and goal with a goal which is worth 3, there are pads and it gets very very physical. Keith, KC and I went into town for it and it was awesome! The pubs were packed, people EVERYWHERE, and Dublin won! It was a great atmosphere I have pictures of that too so check it out. Monday I went into the city to talk to DBS (Dublin Business School) about applying and met with the athletic director of the school about the possibility of a ...
... We were all "dead" by 8:30 p.m. last night (which is when dinner was over) and were all in bed by 9:00 p. m.
I woke up this morning (Friday) feeling rested after a good night's sleep, had a nice breakfast (which I'm told is a typical Irish breakfast) consisting of several breakfast meats (one was black with little seed-like things in it........I didn't ask), eggs, several breads, fruits, pastries, and juices, coffee, and tea. ...
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