Travel Blogs from Belfast
... street which now no
longer have military checkpoints. The Protestant neighborhoods on the north
side of the streets, though, are still surrounded by metal barriers, a relic of
the era of IRA bombs. The Peace Wall is now somewhat of a memorial but one with
lots of graffiti and a regular stop for visitors to sign their names somewhere
along the wall with a message for piece. The driver of a taxi tour kindly
offered me a magic marker to sign my ...
... back, that was tough but definitely worth it.
Lastly but not least we stopped at The King's Road, (The Dark Hedges), this is where Ayra Stark escapes from Kings Landing disguised as a boy. This is apparently the most photographed road in all of Ireland. It is a gorgeous little road lined with trees that are a couple of hundred years old.
It was then time to head back to Belfast, what an awesome day. Back to mainland UK ...
... pointless lifeboat drill on cruise ships).
Slotted around these journeys through history were visits to the infamous Crumlin Rd Gaol (prison known as 'The Crum'), St George's Mkt, the Golden Mile, and most of the other big sites of Belfast. We weren't sure that we were making the right decision by traveling so soon after sad recent events but the hospitality and charm we've experienced in Ireland early in our trip has us thinking that this is where we are meant to ...
... and blue, and there is a huge mural celebrating the Queen. Even the gutters are painted red, white and blue! It is pretty amazing to see such contrast only a few streets away. Later that afternoon we luckily found out that there were two airports in Belfast and avoided catching the wrong bus in the morning (luckily we are smart enough to work all this out the day before, we see a lot of people stressing out on the day of travel, missing trains, planes and busses!). We went to ...
... volcanic activity that occurred 60 Million years ago, but we tend to believe it was Finn McCool, the Irish giant building a bridge to Scotland. The story is he finished the causeway, then he saw the size of the Scottish giant who was much bigger. He wisely turned to his wife for advice who got him into the baby carriage. When the Scottish giant saw the size of the ...
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
- Recent visit 2/21/03-2/28/03
- Fiesta always
- Wonderful vacation!!
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...