Maldron Hotel Citywest
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Dublin was a very fun city to explore, although we were staying quite a ways outside of the city center, there was a train station not too far from the hotel so we were able to walk over and hop on for only a couple pounds. We were able to go and do the tour at the Old Jameson distillery and at the Guinness storehouse which are both very worthwhile …
... should have just done it. Oh well, it's something I will have to come back to some day. :) Once our City Quest was over, we got back on the coach and headed out to meet our home stay families. Everyone had a homestay on this program (including JP, Steven, and Calum), and all the home stay families hosted either 3 or 4 students. In fact, all four of us teacher leaders were set to stay with one home stay family. When the four of ...
... and … sampled more beer.
The learning was as great as the “tasting”. I learned that a reel is 4x4 time and a jig is 6x4 time. More practical knowledge came when I learned that Guinness is wonderful in Ireland; very different from Guinness served in the states. We never quite got enough of this Guinness, even after going to their brewery and museum.
But before becoming aficionados ...
... crossings are qutie cool, because when the light changes to green for pedestrians a high pitched sound, quite similar to a laser gun in Star Wars, is played, followed by a noise that sounds almost like a machine gun. It definitely catches your attention!
Another day in Dublin dawned this morning. Unfortunately, unlike the beautiful sunshine I enjoyed yesterday, today was quite rainy. It wasn't raining hard, but a light drizzle persisted throughout the day. ...
... late. The plane lands in Ireland and I look at my phone: 6PM. ****. Eric and his Irish friend have been waiting for me for an hour! Damn you Ryanair! Damn you and your ****** service! So I run through the terminal, try to get first in line at customs but had to wait a few minutes, and I manage to get out by 6:15PM. Run again towards the exit, where I see Eric and his buddy waiting there, smiling. My first reaction: ******* RYANAIR, they got me late from 1 ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking