I booked flights to Dublin way back in July for Sam as a present. He does a lot for me so I thought it was my turn to treat him 💁🏽 the flights were with British airways which was a treat as we normally have a budget airline! The hotel we booked on booking.com but the reviews seemed good & it was in the city centre. It was comfy & did the job! If you’re wanting a place to stay we stayed at Academy Plaza & it was £235 for 3 nights 👌🏽
Monday; when we arrived we decided to unpack & have a drink at the hotel to just chill as travelling is quite tiring. I had a couple of mixers & of course Sam had Guinness. When in Dublin & everything hey 😂
We then got ourselves cleaned up & went exploring. We stopped for food at a place called Mexico to Rome. We really rushed this & it really wasn’t anything special! I had fish & chips & Sam demolished his fajitas!
We walked across the road to the temple bar after this, a place I am sure everyone has heard of. The drinks were stupidly overpriced but the atmosphere was brilliant. It’s a place you really have to go to though as it shows how the Irish live 💁🏽🍻
Tuesday; this was an early start & jam packed day! We had booked to go to Kilmainham Gaol & it didn’t disappoint. I find this kind of stuff really interesting. We had breakfast nearby at a little cafe called lime tree cafe & it was so yum… Plus look how healthy it was.
We then went to the Jameson factory… As you do when neither of you really like whiskey 😂 but I did try them all & sort of enjoyed my drink at the end 🙈 this was then followed by a trip to the Guinness factory… Not my kind of drink but Sam loves it 💁🏽 so he had 1 & 1/2 pints 🍻
My legs honestly ached so much after all of this but we got back to the hotel, got changed & went out for our dinner! We ate at a place called bagots Hutton – look at that handsome man I got to stare at 😍😍 I had bruschetta, followed by a mushroom pasta 😋
Wednesday; we got up & gymmed first before going out for a wander. We stopped for a quick snacky breakfast at the shopping centre first though… Our lives revolve around food I swear. We literally just walked for hours, browsing in some shops & just sightseeing before having some lunch at a place called Alfie’s. If you know me you’ll know why I wanted to visit here… Nothing to do with the dog, nooo 🙄 but the food & cocktails were yum & very well priced.
We then popped to tesco nearby & got a bottle of wine & drank that whilst getting ready for dinner that evening. We ate at Bar Italia this time & I think this was the best place we ate at. I did have bruschetta again, but it is my fav! We had some good drinks & sat & chatted for hours! I love having a bit of time just me & Sam.
I have to say the transport was brilliant we got a bus from outside the hotel to & from the airport for 12€ what a bargain! I loved getting away & doing some exploring. But I am ready to chill now 😂
Has anybody else ever been to dublin?