Now, that I am done with my master dissertation (WOHOO) I can once again enjoy the perks of living in Dublin, one of them being the beautiful nature surrounding the city.
Just the other day me and my friend decided to go to Bray. Bray is a little town at the ocean, which looks a little bit like a typical British coastal town. It has a few places to eat along the esplanade and it also has a little funfair (mainly for kids) located at the end of it.
Unfortunately, Dublin is a city with unpredictable weather. One morning the sun is out and you decide to ride your bike to college and suddenly on your way back it’s pouring rain. This means, that also when you are visiting the city (or you live here and friends come over to visit you) that you can never fully plan the weekend without having indoor options. And because once it comes to a situation where you need those options you are always blank and can’t think of anything, here are my favourite things to do in Dublin when it’s raining.
Living in Ireland has a really big advantage: Everything is so close that you can explore the whole country with the help of daytrips. On my birthday a month ago, I really wanted to go to the seaside and enjoy a nice walk on the beach. I mean, when you live so close to the ocean, why not take advantage of it?
So my roommate gave me the recommendation to go to Killiney.
Killiney is just around 30 minutes by DART away from Dublin (there’s a DART station at Victoria Street and one at Connolly Street, so one on the Southside and one on the Northside).
Once we drove into Killiney I was speechless for a second. These cliffs full of different greens and flowers in yellow or violet and then this endless ocean!
Like most of you might now, I currently live in Dublin, Ireland to do my MA in Journalism and PR. Even though the course is pretty tough and I am working hard, I try to squeeze in a bit of “Sightseeing” around Ireland, not only Dublin.
So just this weekend I was traveling around Ireland a bit and I thought I might give you some insights and definitely photos about the places I’ve seen around this beautiful, green country so far.