Subject: Hostels in Ireland and Italy
Hi Dana,

For Ireland, have a look to I stayed 1 month in Dublin in the Celt House hostel. It is a small quiet hostel in a residential area in a walk distance to the city centre (it is close the huge YHI one).

About Italy, if yours sister change their mind and stay near naples, I can suggest a wonderful hostel in positano (Amalfitan coast) from where they can go to Pompeii. The name is Brikette and the web site is

>Also, it is possible to make a day trip from Rome to Pompeii?

yes but they will be quite in rush because Pompeii ruins are huge and interesting.

>Is the
>bus service from city to city good in Ireland and Italy?

It is in Ireland. In Italy it is much better and fast the tran system.

Ciao, Marco in Milan.