With our first day in
, we decided to hit all the sites! It was from one place to the next for us. Good thing they are all within a 10 minute walk from each other! Our first stop was Dublin , which was only a few short blocks from our hotel. Honestly, I did not know much about this site before visiting it, which goes for most of the places we hit today. Upon arrival, we weren’t planning to take a tour as we like to save our money for more important things, like scones, but the Castle just so happened to offer free tours on the first Wednesday of the month! Good thing we planned to visit it on the first Wednesday of the month… Dublin Castle
We learned so much about
Next on the list of today’s events was St. Stephen’s Green which is a gorgeously green park lush with trees, flowers and grass and equipped with quaint pathways, fountains and bridges. It was beautiful and quite possibly one of my favorite places in
St. Stephen’s Green is right at the end of
When we the end of
After four sites, we were all tired and in need of an afternoon reading break in our hotel. We are all loving our books! We read until dinner time, when we headed out and found a place called “Against the Grain” for dinner. I got a blended broccoli soup which was delicious and thankfully not too heavy, served with brown soda bread. Claire joined me in ordering soup while Tiffany enjoyed quite possibly her favorite meal in
Tonight after dinner, we set out to find Whelan’s bar which was the bar used in the filming of the movie P.S. I Love You. Knowing how much we all
Unfortunately the bar was a bit of a let down. The live music was a heavy metal band, and the crowd was much older. Where’s the cute Irish boy singing to us American girls with his acoustic guitar? I guess some things only happen in the movies.
Shout out to Lu-Li - Happy 17th Birthday sister!