Travel Blogs from Waterford
We had a crazy packed day today and we just got back to the hotel to drop our car off and catch a taxi back into town. Turns out, Wednesday night is the main music night of the week with traditional local music in all of the pubs! So, we're taxiing it to the pubs so we can drink and listen to music all night. I'll write more later, so for now, here are some highlighted pics from the day. AWESOME DAY! More to ...
... city." It became prominent in the 1200's and still uses the old historic buildings today. We checked in to our hotel (which is a bit out of town), dropped our bags, drove into town, found a car park, and then walked around High Street area, which has 60 pubs, parliament buildings, fresh food markets, and shoppes. It is super awesome here! Very Medieval, awesome architecture, all cobble-stoned streets and tiny alleyways (they call them slips). ...
... s site for 10 months (except for my hair appointments) and we still enjoy each other’s company – it’s really quite amazing. Nonetheless, the sparkly crystal stayed there on the showroom shelf (for now anyway … somehow an on-line catalogue made it into my back-pack).
We did go on the guided tour of this, the original Waterford Crystal factory. People here are quick ...
... not all that fussed with the usual pattern of crystal as I find it too detailed, but I found one design that was beautiful! After that, I did a tour of the backstage area of a local theatre. It was interesting and nice to be back on stage, although I seem to have a love for huge stages and crowds...not the little stage here. I really am fussy. I went back into Tramore then and got talking to a lovely guy in a shop there. And that, is where I am going to leave it. Lisa ...
We departed Killarney for a two hour drive down to Blarney where some chose to exchange bodily fluids with all those who came before them on the Blarney Stone. We made do with a tour of the castle and the townsite, and a bacon sarnie thrown in for lunch.
Back on the coach and down to Waterford where we were herded into the Waterford Crystal ...
Other places to stay in Waterford
The Mall, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $99
- Very, very pleasantly surprised by the Tower in Waterford
- Wouldn't stay there again
- Fantastic service and friendly staff
1 Merchants Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $106
Canada Street, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- Very poor quality
- Just Not Up To Scratch!
- Good Value
Cork Rd, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $79
The Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Bridge Street, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Nice new shiny hotel
- Fabulous hotel!!!
Meagher Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- 4 star my eye!
- Christmas trip was nightmare
- Pretty decent hotel
Faithlegg, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Lovely hotel in a peaceful setting
- Beautiful hotel, didn't want to leave!
Dunmore Road, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $78
N25 Cork Road, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Christendom, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Slightly Disappointed
- Food fine, everything else great
Tramore, Waterford | Hotelfrom $97
The Island, Ballinakill, Waterford | 5 star hotelfrom $168
- Waterford Castle not five star quality
- Charming, impressive!
- Definitely Worth the Money
Dunmore East County, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $116