Travel Blogs from Dublin
... starving so we stopped by a local pub, The Brazen Head, which is the oldest pub in Ireland. It also was not a far walk from Jameson, and was a halfway point to our hotel which worked out good. For dinner we split fish & chips (beware: in ireland they do not take the bones out of the fish!) and Irish stew. We sat by a cozy fireplace & enjoyed out last meal of our trip. We are back at the hotel now & are getting ready to pack for the long day of travels ahead.
... Then you get your Guinness sample and enter a final room that is decorated in dark mahogany with portraits of Arthur Guinness, a very lush room where you are taught by the Guinness factory Oompa Loompa worker how to properly drink a Guinness. It's all a bit over the top, but still so well done. I was taught how to pour the perfect pint of Guinness, and got to drink it too. Oh, and the Guinness and steak stew with Guinness bread. Delicious. Countryside Ireland was ...
... We then took at stroll down memory lane and found our way back to the City centre via Baggot St. Once back in the City Emma made her second purchase of the day, I made my first and we headed into Temple Bar for a quick pint before crossing the bridge for the trek back home.
Dublin Day 2: I started the day with a quick 4km walk amongst the commuters at rush hour into the City Centre for a Dental appointment, the rest of the ...
... that needs to understand the concept of ‘driving on the left’ was significantly challenging to say the least. And who the **** knew that you have to pull up on some dumb ring thing on the gear shifter in order to put the car in reverse? Not that I was blocking traffic on a country road and some nice workman jumped out to help me or anything……
... them through until their bags are delivered. Overall, the PSU presence is clearly evident. The line through immigration included close to 300 psu or ucf fans crawling along. Airport is decked out in PSU gear, signage all over the city is promoting the game, and many bars are geared up to accomodate the nittany lion crowd. We feel at home... Almost too much so. Ok, time for a nap before dinner and more ...
Other places to stay in Dublin
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Perfect -- simple, clean, affordable. Great location
- Great Hotel
- Very good. location perfect
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- A good choice for it's price range
- Previous Harsh Reviews not quite true
Trinity College, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Fantastic hotel
- Great weekend!!
- Fantastic value
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- One price is great, even during concerts!
- Excellent Hotel-Great Value
- Nice Hotel in a Quiet Neighborhood
Rotunda, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Would stay there again!
- It's only OK
Pembroke West, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Good value for money
- Good for the price, short on charm
- Good service but really needs a refurb
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Nice overall
- Loved the Burlington
- Top class hotel for great prices
Northside, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $145
- GOOD HOTEL
- Don't even consider it....
- Gresham Hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $125
- Great time was had by all
- Good Location/Average Hotel
- Not Great
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $68
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Nice Stay
- Thumbs Up.
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $277
- Nice touches at the Wesbury
- Very friendly staff
- Overpriced and Overrated
Trinity College, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Great value hotel
- OK- but nothing special
- Great weekend spot
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $77
- Great rooms, cold reception
- Great 'new' hotel
- Not impressed.
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Not what was expected
- Great refurb
- Awful hotel
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Great airport hotel
- Good Airport Hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Location and room ok, but service rather poor
- Happy With the Ashling
- Not the Best West
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $196
Northwood Park Santry Demesne, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Spot-on, well-above average Airport Hotel
- Top Class Airport Hotel
- Good hotel but......
Pembroke East, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $248
- Excellent, world-class service
- Almost perfect
- Corporate ambiance and spotty service
Artane - Whitehall, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Pleasantly Supprised
- Great choice
- Stay Away
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Poor reviews unjustified
- Definitely not a Four Star accomodation
Mansion House, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $273
- Superior Shelbourne
- Fabulous Shelbourne
- Excellence in Dublin
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $166
- Great location, good restaurant
- Trinity Capital Hotel, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
- Central in Dublin
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- A home away from home in Dublin!
- Excellent hotel
- Very nice room