Someone asked me about this picture from my blog header.
Isaacs Hostel Dublin! A great place to stay! We loved it!
So to answer the easiest thing would be to refer them to this post from last summer. The picture is of Isaacs Hostel in Dublin. We stayed there during our trip to Ireland. You can read about it here: Ireland and More Ireland
Never say you are too old to stay in a hostel! Do your research, read reviews, search Google for blogs that talk about where you want to stay, and then contact them directly with any questions you have!
In my previous post I gave you a little tease of our trip to Ireland. Now I will try to fill in all the details but overall my mind is still spinning from the wonderful trip we experienced. Ireland itself has always been on my list of places to see but this past year I was drawn in a little farther. I’d always heard stories of my mothers family being Irish, but it wasn’t until doing more genealogical research that I began to feel the pull. The cherry on top was finding out via DNA testing that I was in fact 51% Irish! I’ve not been able to narrow down the exact part of Ireland that my family came from but was able to come up with a general area.
Searching and planning for the trip started slow, but after a few weeks I was in information overload! I finally decided to try and plan a trip that would cover several areas of Ireland. This way we could see different places and get a better idea of what makes Ireland, Ireland. Continue reading
We just returned from an awesome trip to Ireland! Even though we saw so much of the country we still needed another eight days to see more! I can’t wait to go again!