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Guinness Storehouse

Getting ready for some Guinness

One thing we knew we wanted to splurge on while in Ireland was the Guinness Storehouse.  We had been told by numerous people that the Guinness you get in Ireland is unlike Guinness elsewhere.  The storehouse and original factory are located in Dublin and lucky for us in walking distance from our apartment.  The storehouse is huge and we stayed over 4 hours. Continue Reading

Wellington has a beautiful waterfront

Wellington has a beautiful waterfront

Should you do Wellington in one day? NO! But it is all we had.  We arrived by bus on a Friday evening; checked into the Ibis Downtown and ventured to Cuba Street for some much needed Mexican food, even though it was pouring rain!  We immediately felt like we were in San Francisco or perhaps Berkeley.  There was a true artsy vibe with lots of people of all ages out walking around town.  Unlike San Francisco there wasn’t the traffic and everywhere we ventured was very clean and felt Continue Reading