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XxSirenxX
17-07-05, 06:22
yay! i get to go to Ireland and Scotland in a week..just hoping ppl know good places i could go see in my free time there after all the stuff my mom already planned...i should be in Ireland for a week and then flying over to Scotland...cause we are going to a World Science Fiction convention ^_^

so if anybody knows some cool places to check out let me know.

Dank coo! :bow:

Nebiki
17-07-05, 21:31
I don't know about Ireland but for the time that you're in Scotland I recommend seeing Stirling Castle for the excellent history on view.
Other places to see would be:
Loch Lomand
Glasgow
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh itself - Ha, ha that goes without saying, Edinburgh seems to be the tourist hotspot of Scotland.
Also if you travel outside of urban Scotland into the rural areas availible then you want to take a look at the various hills that can be walked such as the Campsie Hills.
Glengoyne distillery is popular too, it's only worth seeing if you like whiskey though. It's about twenty to thirty miles outside of Glasgow in the direction of Stirling.

XxSirenxX
17-07-05, 22:05
now i talk to my mom about it...and now were only traveling around ireland..we are only going to be in scotland for a few days...just enough for the convention :(

i really wish my dad could of taken 3 weeks off...

XxSirenxX
23-07-05, 04:23
now i talk to my mom about it...and now were only traveling around ireland..we are only going to be in scotland for a few days...just enough for the convention :(

i really wish my dad could of taken 3 weeks off...

now i found out we are going to be there for like 5 days...that is enough to go around the city for awhile...

im going to hate flying so much...6 flights total...yarg dublin and glasgow for not leting us fly directly home from their airports >: (

Miss_apollo7
03-08-05, 18:10
YEAH!

I am going to Dublin, Ireland in the middle of November...
We will visit Guiness brewery, Old Jameson Distillery, the Kilmainhaim jail etc... :cool:

XxSirenxX
04-08-05, 00:54
YEAH!

I am going to Dublin, Ireland in the middle of November...
We will visit Guiness brewery, Old Jameson Distillery, the Kilmainhaim jail etc... :cool:

lol awesome! we went past the guinness brewery...didnt go in though...i had a few myself...its not that bad really ^_^

i saw the cliffs of moher, aran islands, got to kiss the blanery stone, powerscourt gardens(so pretty!), st. patricks cathedral, trinity college, the burren, national stud farm(i <3 horses), and a few other castles and plenty of churches... :-)

Miss_apollo7
04-08-05, 18:22
lol awesome! we went past the guinness brewery...didnt go in though...i had a few myself...its not that bad really ^_^

i saw the cliffs of moher, aran islands, got to kiss the blanery stone, powerscourt gardens(so pretty!), st. patricks cathedral, trinity college, the burren, national stud farm(i <3 horses), and a few other castles and plenty of churches... :-)

I am going to Trinity College too, especially to see the Book of kells :wave:

deadhippo
05-08-05, 05:33
I am going to Trinity College too, especially to see the Book of kells :wave:

hey, you are going to my home, thats great news

well, there are many things to see and do in ireland,
of course there is a lot of beautiful architecture in dublin such as the customs house

http://www.travel-images.com/ireland89.jpg

st patricks cathedral
http://www.travel-images.com/ireland52.jpg
dublin castle and the list goes on

most of the museums are free to enter, including the national art (http://www.nationalgallery.ie/) and history (http://www.museum.ie/) museums

of course trinity library and go to irish pubs

if you have time to travel around ireland there are daytrips to glendalough where you can see a round tower and other very old irish buildings

http://www.io.com/~beckerdo/games/articles/CelticRoundTower/Glendalough.megalithomania.jpg

its in wicklow where i am from and is called the garden of ireland and rightly so , but november is cold and dark so go early

if you can travel a bit farther you should see the rock of cashel in tipperary
it is one of my favorite places in ireland and it is historically one of the most important castles in ireland, without that castle ireland might be a viking nation today

http://www.irlandweb.de/claresave/Clare2001/P9190095.jpg

closer to dublin is Newgrange, which is a fantasic place and they say its 5000 years old - the oldest building in europe

http://www.mythicalireland.com/ancientsites/newgrange/photos/images/newgrange-front.jpg

further away on the west coast there ar the cliffs of moher

http://www.ivanweb.net/images/Mondo/Irlanda/Cliffs%20of%20Moher%2004.jpg

even yoda has visited there apparently
http://images.google.com/images?q=tbn:jn4EHfAi784J:tachyonresearch.com/albums/Yoda-in-Ireland/1749_yoda_cliffs_of_moher.jpg

there are other places of course, i dont have time to name them all
but the Curragh is famous for racehorse and there is a japanese garden there
its also where many scenes from braveheart and saving private ryan were filmed

kilkenny is a beautiful city with an old castle and where i went to school

also bunratty castle
http://www.kennys.ie/MapsPrints/SeanTomkinsPhotos/Bunratty,%20Co%20Clare.jpg

galway is famous for being the friendliest city in ireland

youll be able to see many traditional thatched cottages evebn today

http://www.homeatfirst.com/2005/PatsCottageVerticle.jpg


and on a cold winter evening if you dont know what to do you should check out the - arthouse cinema (http://www.fii.ie/) , even if you dont watch a movie the atmosphere in the glass roofed courtyard is great and the food is pretty reasonable

you should go to bewleys oriental cafe for tea or coffee, not the one on grafton street though as it has gone a bit upmarket
bewleys is an irish instituiona nd there ued to be a branch in harajuku
sadly it is now an irish pub

temple bar is the dublin tourist spot and is quite cool but a bit more expensive than other places

irish food is nothing to brag about so please try the many foreign food retaurants

if you like chocolate, butlers (http://www.butlerschocolates.com/) could well be the most delicious in the world, so whatever you dont miss out, and the prices are reasonable too

ireland has become a little expensive though so bring plenty of cash or eat supermarket food

well, enjoy, all who are going to ireland :p

and what XxSirenxX said

XxSirenxX
10-08-05, 16:20
eeee! i saw the cliffs of Moher! but not from that angle cause they were doing construction for something...but i was on teh top left part by the tower..which of course they made into another shop...but yea i went to like all the places you have pics for...it was so beautiful there

Miss_apollo7
17-08-05, 18:41
hey, you are going to my home, thats great news

well, there are many things to see and do in ireland,
of course there is a lot of beautiful architecture in dublin such as the customs house

http://www.travel-images.com/ireland89.jpg

st patricks cathedral
http://www.travel-images.com/ireland52.jpg
dublin castle and the list goes on

most of the museums are free to enter, including the national art (http://www.nationalgallery.ie/) and history (http://www.museum.ie/) museums

of course trinity library and go to irish pubs

if you have time to travel around ireland there are daytrips to glendalough where you can see a round tower and other very old irish buildings

http://www.io.com/~beckerdo/games/articles/CelticRoundTower/Glendalough.megalithomania.jpg

its in wicklow where i am from and is called the garden of ireland and rightly so , but november is cold and dark so go early

if you can travel a bit farther you should see the rock of cashel in tipperary
it is one of my favorite places in ireland and it is historically one of the most important castles in ireland, without that castle ireland might be a viking nation today

http://www.irlandweb.de/claresave/Clare2001/P9190095.jpg

closer to dublin is Newgrange, which is a fantasic place and they say its 5000 years old - the oldest building in europe

http://www.mythicalireland.com/ancientsites/newgrange/photos/images/newgrange-front.jpg

further away on the west coast there ar the cliffs of moher

http://www.ivanweb.net/images/Mondo/Irlanda/Cliffs%20of%20Moher%2004.jpg

even yoda has visited there apparently
http://images.google.com/images?q=tbn:jn4EHfAi784J:tachyonresearch.com/albums/Yoda-in-Ireland/1749_yoda_cliffs_of_moher.jpg

there are other places of course, i dont have time to name them all
but the Curragh is famous for racehorse and there is a japanese garden there
its also where many scenes from braveheart and saving private ryan were filmed

kilkenny is a beautiful city with an old castle and where i went to school

also bunratty castle
http://www.kennys.ie/MapsPrints/SeanTomkinsPhotos/Bunratty,%20Co%20Clare.jpg

galway is famous for being the friendliest city in ireland

youll be able to see many traditional thatched cottages evebn today

http://www.homeatfirst.com/2005/PatsCottageVerticle.jpg


and on a cold winter evening if you dont know what to do you should check out the - arthouse cinema (http://www.fii.ie/) , even if you dont watch a movie the atmosphere in the glass roofed courtyard is great and the food is pretty reasonable

you should go to bewleys oriental cafe for tea or coffee, not the one on grafton street though as it has gone a bit upmarket
bewleys is an irish instituiona nd there ued to be a branch in harajuku
sadly it is now an irish pub

temple bar is the dublin tourist spot and is quite cool but a bit more expensive than other places

irish food is nothing to brag about so please try the many foreign food retaurants

if you like chocolate, butlers (http://www.butlerschocolates.com/) could well be the most delicious in the world, so whatever you dont miss out, and the prices are reasonable too

ireland has become a little expensive though so bring plenty of cash or eat supermarket food

well, enjoy, all who are going to ireland :p

and what XxSirenxX said

WOW!!! Thanks for posting the pictures deadhippo!!! I will definately check some of the places out!! :wave:

deadhippo
17-08-05, 19:04
WOW!!! Thanks for posting the pictures deadhippo!!! I will definately check some of the places out!! :wave:

youre welcome
i want people to see some of the many beautiful things there are to see in ireland
here are some irish tourist sites some of which will send tourist info to your door...for free

Meath (http://www.meathtourism.ie/)
Wicklow - my home (http://www.wicklow.ie/tourism/)
Wexford (http://www.wexfordtourism.com/)
West Ireland (http://www.irelandwest.ie/)

there are more but i dont have so much time

also if you get a chance to go to the north you should check out the giants causeway (I have never been there :bluush:)

http://www.ivanweb.net/images/Mondo/Irlanda/Giants%20Causeway,06.jpg

XxSirenxX
18-08-05, 22:29
i really wanted to see the giants causeway..but that would be the only thing we would actually want to see of northern ireland...

deadhippo
19-08-05, 04:28
i really wanted to see the giants causeway..but that would be the only thing we would actually want to see of northern ireland...

why?
i think you would be missing out on a lot of things

Northern Ireland Tourism (http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/)

Miss_apollo7
21-08-05, 18:43
I'd love to visit the Giants Causeway, however, I will only be in Dublin and its surroundings....

I can only just IMAGINE myself standing on the rocks looking at the sunset... :wave:

Satorian
11-09-05, 01:10
I've been meaning to travel Ireland for sooo long now, it's quite sad I couldn't get to it yet.


The Cliffs of Moher look very impressive. I love great cliffs. There is something so very primal and simple to them that attracts me I think.


Just added another point on my travel list. :)

zaratustra
04-12-10, 05:09
well,i ve never been in ireland or scotland,but i ve heard that people especially in ireland are much more friendly than th most people of europe.i m sure about that cause i ve watched some documantaries about this countries and both of them,i mean people from both countries seem to be very openhearted.i ve got to go sometime to both of countries in any case!

zaratustra
04-12-10, 05:12
wow!all of this photos,mate,seem to be very good,exciting i d say.such beautiful castles.they all look bey huge!sorry for my english.i come from greece and i want to improve my english through this forum.

Sid71
15-12-10, 14:47
Hi 'deadhippo'! Thanks for sharing such an awesome pictures of spots in Ireland. The cliffs of moher are looking magnificent. Really Ireland is a lovely place to go.

Tariq38
22-10-11, 14:07
Hi,

I am about to move to Aberdeen for work and was trying to get some more info about where to live. I want somewhere inner city and quite trendy, near bars, restaurants cinema etc.

Any suggestions or general descriptions of the areas in Aberdeen?

ljj589
26-05-12, 04:48
going to a World

visitinishowen
02-11-12, 14:19
Ireland !!! Awesome place to spend your holiday. you can find the real History and culture of Ireland in Donegal. If you want to spend the holidays near by Beach then visitinishowen it's one of the beautiful peninsula in Donegal

barismanco
15-04-15, 12:21
i have been very excited to visit scotland after reaching this post
Stirling’s history is probably one of the most famous in the world, especially since the major motion picture ‘Braveheart’, starring Mel Gibson, was released.

Ameelia
07-09-15, 12:43
Guys, I think all of you have huge information about travelling. I want to visit Scotland and Ireland in the next month. But I have no information about them. Will anybody like to share some pictures of the both destinations with me? I need some suggestions about popular places so that I make my plan for visiting it. Waiting for cool replies.

Shara
21-10-15, 07:16
Ameelia and Crosby, Both of you guys have shared very nice views here. I must say that all of you have huge information about the Traveling. I am also a traveler and love to organize tours to different places. I will like to participate in this discussion.

Shara
22-10-15, 07:19
Ireland is very popular destination among the visitors. Once i heard that A Millions of people came here annually for spend there vacations. I also have been there visited and had great time with it. I think you also should go there as soon as possible.

Shara
26-10-15, 07:44
Ireland is no doubt a very nice place to visit with specials, I am glad that you liked our shared information. Here I am going to say that you should go there at once without wasting your time. Here is one suggestion in my mind that don't forget to take your camera with you while the tour.

Sable
20-11-15, 13:19
Well guys! Ireland is a very beautiful island. Ireland's attractions are so amazing. Here I am going to share some destination names like Blarney Castle, Blarney Castle and Blarney Stone. These are nice places in Ireland. If you will visit there then must try these places.

Curiocity
27-07-17, 16:32
If you get the chance I'd say Glasgow and Loch Lomond :)

stryke
18-09-17, 16:54
Glasgow is a great city. I have spent over a year there in my teens and even now it's not as flawed as the biggest EU cities. Enjoy!

joselcollin
23-05-18, 14:11
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