My mum likes to respond to childish whingeing of “I’m bored” with “only boring people get bored”. I was finally inclined to agree with her when Aoife, our lovely B&B owner, told us that she often has guests complaining there’s nothing to do in Belfast on a Sunday afternoon. Anyone who has told you there’s […]Read more "6 Things to do on a Sunday in Belfast"
When we booked a trip to Belfast for the weekend of the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic disaster, we had no idea just how much the city that birthed the ship of dreams would do to commemorate it. The Grand Old Opera House had a performance of Titanic: The Musical that began at exactly 11:40pm […]Read more "5 Titanic Tributes in Belfast"
Determined to see more than just Belfast on my first trip to Northern Ireland, I booked a day trip with Allen’s Tours to the country’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Giant’s Causeway. The first stop of the day is barely an hour outside Belfast. The formidable Carrickfergus castle. Northern Ireland has produced uncharacteristically sublime […]Read more "Giant’s Causeway"
As someone who frequents hotels and hostels, it’s a delight to stay in one of those elusive other types of accommodation: the B&B. It’s often not an option for us further abroad for location reasons, but in Belfast we figured we’d at least have the advantage of language on our side. And boy, am I […]Read more "Accomodation Review: Sleepy Cedars"