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),…

the old jameson distillery

When you think of Ireland, what is one of the words that automatically comes to mind? WHISKEY! And when you think of Irish whiskey, what’s the first one you might think of? JAMESON! You can purchase tickets online ahead of time for 14 Euros (or about $16.17 USD). I don’t remember seeing this option back…

how i almost got pick-pocketed in dublin

If you’re thinking that this blog title sounds familiar, it’s because I also almost got pick pocketed in Rome. You would think that I had the word, ‘sucker’ tattooed on my forehead. And I get it. Wide-eyed Asian girl, camera in hand, taking in and fascinated by all her surroundings…shoot – if I was a…

a day in dublin

The flight from NYC to DUB is about 7 hours. We landed around 8 a.m. local time. Since we knew we would be jetlagged, we didn’t plan anything too crazy for that day. We decided to just walk around and explore the city, and we also had a chocolate tour that we booked ahead of…