Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
An Irishman, American, and Aussie set off for 3 days behind the wheel on the rugged roads of Ireland...
1200 km (800 miles), 15 counties, and about 200 pints later... we made it back to Belfast! From Antrim to Kerry and Dublin to Clare- we made good use of our 3 days.
We took the bus from the Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport …
... 16 Some photos of Waterford taken yesterday afternoon. Visited Waterford Crystal factory with photos attached of horse and coach worth 40,000 Euro! Lunch in Kilkenny with 18/19th century castle - photo attached. Dublin mid afternoon and did a brief walk of immediate streets and St Stephens Green park, photos ...
... kinds of Elvis memorabilia. Apparently Elvis's great grandfather was Irish! It also turned out that the Elvis impersonator's surname was Kavanagh! Must be a distant relation of Dane's! (See additional Elvis house pictures below)
Dinner was a bit tricky to find at just after 7; we found a lot ...
... I have learned to pronounce but can never actually remember how to, I stepped into the Ireland of my dreams. A quaint small town, which had every aspect of a picturesque Ireland and a very modern Ireland. The main street is narrow and full of small shops; a family butcher, a family pharmacy, a convenience store, shoe stores, clothes shops, and of course, at least four pubs per block.
My friends, Javi and I booked a hostel for the night, and it was ...
... pubs and a lot of fun shops in the town and they really enjoy having tourists there. We decided to go to Kytelers (pronounced Kit-let-ters) Pub because they have a Bodhrain night.
We had dinner and a few pints there. As always the beer was great. Smithwicks is brewed in Kilkenny and it’s probably the only town in Ireland where Guinness isn’t the drink of choice. Dinner was pretty good, I had a pan fried chicken dish with chips (they seem to ...
The Metropole pub and hostel was a fantastic accommodation in the heart of Kilkenny! An easy walk to St Canice's, just across from Ireland's oldest Brewery Smithwicks, and easy reach to the dozens of pubs and restaurants that make Kilkenny so amazing! Clean and charming. Fantastic session, great fellow travelers, great staff, great time! Go there! :D
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