last day in dublin

Our last day in Ireland was supposed to be spent admiring Waterford crystals and touring their factory down in Waterford (about a three hour train ride from Dublin). But thanks to a certain crazy snowstorm up in Northern Ireland, this plan was derailed. So instead, we decided to just spend our time checking out places…

spending a few hours in a dublin jail

Intrigued? Before you get too fascinated, you should know that it’s not what you think. It’s actually a tourist attraction – Kilmainham Gaol. Kilmainham Gaol was a jail that held Ireland’s most famous political and military leaders from the late 1700s to the early 1900s. For 6 Euros (or 2 Euros with a student ID),…

all roads lead to the cliffs of moher

I know the expression is, “All roads lead to Rome”, but I figured since this blog post subject is meant to be taken literally, I’d switch up the saying. With that in mind, here are a few pictures from towns leading up to/from the Cliffs of Moher: Bunratty Castle – located in County Clare, Bunratty…

living life on the edge

Imagine your feet dangling 390 feet above sea level, off a cliff. If you happen to inch a little too close to the edge (or you know, if some crazy person happens to come along and shove you), the only things there to break your fall are jagged rocks, and the dark abyss of the…