Guinness Storehouse

Now, who could go to Dublin without visiting the Guinness Storehouse? Not even I, someone who really doesn’t care to drink, could say no. After visiting Trinity College and Dublin Castle (this post) we quickly made our way to the Storehouse and were able to get in just before they stopped admitting new people. We started out at the bottom floor of the building, which looks like a giant pint glass. A lot of the equipment, apparently, had been used in production at some point. There was this gigantic water feature at the other end of the room too. There was…

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The Harry Potter Studio Tour

Wow, man, what can I say? Though I’ve always preferred the HP books to the films, a large part of the emotions that the world of HP invokes are the films. It was such an awesome and amazing experience to be here (even if it was a little cheesy). We ended up spending 6.5 hours at the studio, and enjoyed every second of it! I actually think I took more pictures at the Studio than I did in all of London… Take a look at the gallery below! Gallery

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Stonehenge

We took a day trip to Stonehenge and though it was insanely cold, it was such a cool experience. Not only were we able to learn a bit about the history of the site but we were able to learn a bit about the history of the people who lived here and built it. There wasn’t much in particular to do, but I am so glad that I went to the site, and can’t wait to go back with Sam! Gallery

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Dublin, Ireland

Day One After landing in Dublin, we went to lunch with a girl we met in the hostel, The Brazen Head, which is Ireland’s oldest pub, apparently dating back to the late 1100’s. The food was good, but the Irish accent’s we heard from the cute waiters was even better. While we were eating we noticed all of the foreign currency on the walls, and even some from Seattle and WSU! After the Brazen Head, we walked around downtown and came across the Christchurch Cathedral, which at sunset was absolutely magnificent. The temperature cooled down quite a bit, so I decided…

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London, UK

Day One We started the day off by making our way across the bridge and towards the Palace at Westminster and Westminster Abbey. Then we walked to Buckingham Palace where we saw the changing of the guard! Which was practically miraculous because there were thousands of people there trying to get a good shot. This is actually the secret reason why I brought my super tall friend. We circled the square and made our way to the other gates We then walked towards Hyde Park, and on our way to the entrance we saw the Artillery Fighter’s memorial. It was very…

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