Travel Blogs from Belfast
... left and climbed steeply up the path. We reached some great bouldering spots with huge blocks of rock, great for a scramble and explore. On the summit we had a snack and another scramble to take in all the views before beginning our descent down. A pretty good loop!
Back at the car we drove back to Dans to shower, watch some of the rugby and enjoy a delicious dinner (and some ...
... her appearance showing where much of the inspiration for Scottish tartans came from. The sky has changed from bright and sunny to quite threatening in just moments. It appears as if my run of unbelievable good, dry weather may be coming to an abrupt end. Even still the Scottish countryside looks terrific. If it was t for the fearsome reputation of their insects, especially their middies, I would look at a couple of walks here. There's Antonio's Wall (another ...
... that turned derelict during the mid-20th
century. Similar to the banks of the Clyde in Glasgow that includes lots of
housing, offices, museums, entertainment arenas, convention center, etc.
By and large I didn’t find there to be that much to see and
do in Belfast and my day and a half in the city felt adequate to see most
things of interest and get a feel for the city. Belfast’s rather small but
lively city center is a mix of old and ...
... and chatted with some really great people. I finally got hit on...by 4 gay men...but I'll take it. They had flown in from Czech just for Pride. Luckily I was with my friend, so she came to my rescue and assured them I was straight. They were obviously disappointed in that since I'm such a great catch (debatable). Sunday is finally the day I leave Ireland. Off to catch a flight to ...
Next stop was the Carrick-A-Read Rope bridge, also on the northern coast. Three hundred and fifty years ago fishermen strung a rope bridge between the land and a small island offshore, to allow them access to the best fishing places; the bridge is nearly 100 feet above the sea that pounds the rocks below. Today the bridge has steel reinforcements and is quite safe, if visitors can make it down the hilly .6 ...
Other places to stay in Belfast
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Wonderfully helpful staff and accomidation
- Good location
- Really rather good
Golden Mile, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Give it a miss
- Not recommended
- Trip to Befast - November 26th - 28th
Shaftesbury, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Nice Hotel -Shame about the breakfast!
- Could be in any city, in any country
- Overall very good
78 Malone Road, Belfast | 2 star hotelfrom $132
Ormeau, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- No complaints
- Nice hotel let down by staff
- Great Place!
Market Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Value for Money
- Relaxing weekend
- Very impressed
Ormeau, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Leaves alot to be desired
- Would recommend and return myself
- 21st Century Hotel
City Centre, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $103
Golden Mile, Belfast | 5 star hotelfrom $133
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 2 star hotelfrom $105
- Friendly clean and a great bar to
- Not Good
- Terrible customer service - Never going again
Legoniel, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- No Business Suit? Don' t Bother
- Ideal if you are looking for a quiet location superb value for money
- I was impressed enough with the Ramada
Legoniel, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- 5 stars!
- A Great Hotel to Stay In!
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- OK, for the price
- Great Location, Great Value for Money
- Great Location
City Centre, Belfast | Hotelfrom $93
21 Malone Road, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $120
City Centre, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Not the first choice for a visit to Belfast
- Nice Try!
- Style over substance - Restaurant is a shocker.
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Cairnburn Park, Cozumel | 3 star resortfrom $148
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Linen Quarter, Belfast | Hotelfrom $95
- A good night's stay
- Excellent Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Hotel
City Centre, Belfast | 5 star hotelfrom $286
- Different Class
- Service lets it down
- Beautiful hotel
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $126
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Blacks Road, Belfast | Hotelfrom $80
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Excellent Hotel - Friendly Staff
- Good location near the university
- Top Notch...