This blog is the first of a special series of my trip to Ireland between August & September 2015.
Getting to Dublin from Nairobi takes a Visa for Kenyan Citizens and you can visit this website for more information https://www.dfa.ie/embassies/irish-embassies-abroad/sub-saharan-africa/kenya/
I also travelled from London and used the Gatwick Airport with Aer Lingus and was delighted because the airport is amazingly hospitable and fun duty free shopping and the flight was easy.
DRINKING MY FIRST GUINNESS AT WINEPORT LODGE
Welcome to Wineport Lodge in Athlone, which is a town on River Shannon. The Lodge has been beautifully designed to give company to the cozy. It has an amazing view of the River Shannon and great simple decor. The use of wood and cabin style makes you feel at home yet sophisticated.
I had my first glass of Guinness here, the whole idea was to test whether I can handle it and I am happy to say that I was great at it. When I got there it was about 3pm and it was raining (lol when doesn’t it rain in Ireland I quickly found out). But this did not deter the diners who were deep in conversation and enjoying the majestic view of the River.
Travelling to Ireland is a must, and especially if you can go by road to as many places as possible, it will be a road trip to remember.