Day 2 in Dublin: the Leprechaun Museum, the Natural History Museum, Riverdance and Irish food

Day 2 in Dublin: the Leprechaun Museum, the Natural History Museum, Riverdance and Irish food

Dublin feels like an old friend I haven’t met in a while. I’ve changed, but my old friend is same old same old. Days in Dublin start late and finish late. I don’t mind the starting late part, but I don’t care much for the finishing late part. I’m not big on the pubbing culture. Dublin feels like a mix between Leicester and Melbourne. It’s a little sleepy and slow like Leicester, but the food and pub culture is very reminiscent of Melbourne – where I lived for five years.  Continue reading Day 2 in Dublin: the Leprechaun Museum, the Natural History Museum, Riverdance and Irish food

Day 1 in Dublin: the National Museum of Ireland, the Book of Kells and Irish culinary delights

Day 1 in Dublin: the National Museum of Ireland, the Book of Kells and Irish culinary delights

Dublin reminded me a whole lot of Leicester in the UK minus all the brown people. On Saturday at 8am, it was a small sleepy town that had yet to wake up from the night before. It was refreshing to see a place so quiet first thing in the morning. With a population of 530,000 people, I wouldn’t describe Dublin as a big city.  Continue reading Day 1 in Dublin: the National Museum of Ireland, the Book of Kells and Irish culinary delights