Malahide Castle, County Dublin

After spending a dream-like night in Howth, I hopped on the train to another explore another of Dublin County’s little seaside towns. Malahide is connected via DART, and is only twenty minutes on the train from Tara Station in the heart of Dublin, which made it a perfect little afternoon trip. The main attraction is Malahide Castle, located just a…
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Daytrip to Howth Village, Dublin

I packed up an overnight bag and headed to Howth. It’s an amazingly simple trip – I bought a return ticket from the machine at Tara Station for six euros, and thirty minutes later my train chugged into the little seaside station. In Scots, there’s actually a word to describe the type of weather that greeted me: smirr. Like the eskimos with…
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The Little Museum of Dublin

One of the best things I found during my stay in Ireland was the Little Museum of Dublin. I liked it so much, in fact, that I went twice! It’s a two story townhouse located right on St Stephen’s Green, and is literally packed wall to wall with history.What makes this place so special, though, is that everything on display…
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Touring Pearse Lyons Distillery, Dublin

One of the perks of getting an extra week in Dublin was getting to sample a lot of local specialties…and by that, I mean whisky. Being a Scotch lover, I made it a goal to find an Irish whisky to call my favourite. I started my whisky tour off with a visit to Pearse Lyons Distillery in the Liberties. Irish whisky…
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