Travel with Me / Dublin in Three Days

Ireland, Dublin Guide (B): Travel with Me / Dublin in Three Days

Oh, Dublin…. I have been dreaming about going to Dublin and the rest of Ireland for as long as I can remember. Growing up, each time I was asked what my ultimate dream trip would be, I usually said it was Ireland. Obviously, Ireland was the first country on my list when we decided to do our big trip around Europe, and choosing to spend time in the capital city was a no-brainer. So, after taking the ferry from Scotland to Northern Ireland, we took a bus from Belfast to Dublin and stayed there for three nights.

All of my expectations of Dublin and the rest of Ireland were formed from what I had seen in movies (Once and P.S. I Love You) and what I had read in books (anything by Maeve Binchy). I imagined that as I passed through the streets of Dublin, I’d encounter lots of friendly Dubliners walking by to the soundtrack of both Irish ballads performed by hopeful street performers and Celtic medleys spilling out from pubs. I expected a small-town vibe in a small city. Well, I was right about everything except for one thing – Dublin is not a small city. There are over 1.2 million people living in the city, but, in my opinion, it somehow manages to keep a small-town feel. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Travel with Me / Dublin in Three Days
Guide Location: Ireland » Dublin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Green Nineteen   Dublin Castle   Christ Church Cathedral   Trinity College   St. Stephen’s Green   National Museum of Ireland – Archeology   Brother Hubbard   The Winding Stair   Book of Kells   Grafton Street   The Little Museum of Dublin   Murphy’s Ice Cream   Kilmainham Gaol   Il Vicoletto   Mulligan’s  
Author: Emily Abernathy
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