Review Post: Centra Frank and Honest in Temple Bar

Taking a break from my temporary blogging hiatus to write about my horrible experience at this establishment right across the street from the Ha’penny Bridge. I walked in at around 3am on September 16th and was refused service. Couple of facts to note here: 1. Yes it was 3am. No I was not drunk 2. It was cold and rainy outside 3. I couldn’t get … Continue reading Review Post: Centra Frank and Honest in Temple Bar

3 Dublin Restaurants You’ll Never Want to Leave

I recommend these restaurants solely on how much time the interior designers spent making them works of art. 1. Xico The Mexican Day of the Dead theme is evident as soon as you step into this underground restaurant and bar. It’s super cozy and dark, with a hint of horror. Looking for an intimate spot for your next date? Look no further. 2. The Barge … Continue reading 3 Dublin Restaurants You’ll Never Want to Leave

Dublin tips: Moving into your new apartment

So, you’ve done the most difficult part and secured yourself a place to live in Dublin…congratulations!! However, the trials and tribulations aren’t over yet my friend. Here are the top things you need to know: 1. Get your gas meter unlocked This is something you’ll want to do ASAP if you’re moving in the winter. You can get your gas and electric done at the … Continue reading Dublin tips: Moving into your new apartment

American Airlines: Premium Economy vs Economy

We’ve been on the flight from Dublin to Philadelphia for about 5 hours now, and while that time hasn’t quite whiled away, I’m comfortable. American Airlines has launched its newish premium economy class and I used to be a skeptic but now I’m a believer. Now, you might be thinking, premium economy is a scam. Why pay extra money to get the exact same services … Continue reading American Airlines: Premium Economy vs Economy

Getting your nails done in Dublin 101

Dear friends, today I’m going to save you a good €40 by sharing my fav nail salon with you. While living in the US I got hooked on acrylic nails. It was almost like an addiction. They’d start threatening to fall off after two weeks and I’d frantically rush to the nail salon to get them refilled. You can only imagine my horror when I … Continue reading Getting your nails done in Dublin 101

What’s up with Irish phone numbers!?

If you’re like me and haven’t gotten around to getting your own Irish phone number, you’ll know that figuring out the dial out codes can be a bit tricky. So I’ll save you the 3 months it took me to figure it out by providing the below cheat sheet! You’re welcome! 😉 Here’s what a barebones phone number looks like here: 6110101 You’d type it … Continue reading What’s up with Irish phone numbers!?