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Europe » Ireland » County Dublin » Dublin July 10th 2008

Here are the pictures as promised of our journy so far.... read more
Saying Goodbye
Saying Goodbye
Saying Goodbye

Europe » Ireland » County Dublin » Dublin July 8th 2008

Well it's day 2 now but I'll a bit about day 1 in Dublin. We flew in at about 11. I think we were very tired (as we didn't sleep much on the plane) but didn't really notice until we dropped our stuff in a locker at the Avalon House and went to a pub (Toner's) for a couple pints. Half cut, very hungry and very tired we ate some chips covered in salad dressing (it hurt afterward) and checked into our room. We then promptly slept through the prime Dublin drinking hours. When we woke (about 5 hours later) we went in search of a grocery store. We found a Cost Cutters near our hostel but instead of getting cheap food we somehow ended up at another pub. At the Vat House we discovered that ... read more

North America » Canada » British Columbia » Vancouver » YVR July 7th 2008

Well we made it to the plane anyways! Mike made this video for us. Check it out!... read more


So we have all we will be packing on our backs laying out in the livingroom... It seems like a lot of stuff. Packing for a year is a daunting task. But I think we have done it! We had a great tip from a family friend. You know how people say to have an extra copy of your identification... Our friend said to scan it in at home and e-mail it to yourself. That way if you lose the copy you made you can always print another if you need it. I just thought that was a good idea that I would share.... read more


We have been moving all of our belongings into our parent's house and have discovered it is hard to pack for a trip to Europe with all of our belongings in boxes. We are also trying to keep our bags as light as possible, so we don't have to pay through the nose for extra kilo's when flying with Ryan Air. Does anyone have any packing tips/lists of things to bring, so we can leave with no regrets? Thanks!... read more




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