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DUBLIN: Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral, O’Connell Street

Unfortunately our last day in lovely Ireland had already arrived, much too soon to my liking. As we hadn’t really planned a lot, we slept in a bit before checking out of our hostel. Luckily we were once again allowed to leave our luggage in the storage room of the hostel, so we didn’t have… Continue reading DUBLIN: Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral, O’Connell Street

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DUBLIN: Kilmainham Gaol, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Writers Museum, St. Stephen’s Green

After two days of exploring Ireland, it was about time we discovered the city we were actually staying in. A friend of mine had been to Dublin before, and she really recommended us to go to Kilmainham Gaol. This is an old prison dating back to 1796 where many of the Irish revolutionists were locked up and… Continue reading DUBLIN: Kilmainham Gaol, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Writers Museum, St. Stephen’s Green

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IRELAND: Wicklow/ Glendalough with HillTopTreks

Connemara National Park was supposed to be our destination for the third day, but unfortunately Irish Day Tours called us the day before that not enough people had signed on so it got cancelled. Up until now I’m still so sad that I didn’t get to go see this national park as it was what I was… Continue reading IRELAND: Wicklow/ Glendalough with HillTopTreks

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IRELAND: Cliffs of Moher with Irish Day Tours

For our second day in Dublin/ Ireland, we had booked a day trip to Cliffs of Moher with Irish Day Tours.  The Cliffs of Moher are -surprise- cliffs which are situated on the west coast of Ireland, in the county Clare. They rise over 200 meters above sea level at the highest point and are one of Ireland’s… Continue reading IRELAND: Cliffs of Moher with Irish Day Tours

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Dublin: Trinity College, Temple Bar and St. Patrick’s Cathedral

After dropping off our luggage in the hostel, we quickly headed to our first visit of the day; Trinity College.  Trinity College is the oldest university in Dublin; it was founded in 1592. Today, it’s still in operation and the most interesting place to visit in this university is most definitely the library with the famous Book… Continue reading Dublin: Trinity College, Temple Bar and St. Patrick’s Cathedral