Travel Blogs from Belfast
... served on the Titanic - a passenger had it in her purse with her when she was rescued from a lifeboat. Another quick cab ride later (they're cheap and honest here so its a good way to get around), we found ourselves in the city center. Belfast was (and to some degree still is) home to some incredible conflict between those who are in favor of a united, independent Ireland, and those who are in favor of remaining a part of the United Kingdom, along with England, Scotland, ...
... nice, but a little tricky. We couldn't get the lights on! We tried all the lights, all the switches...but nothing! We were both feeling pretty baffled and stupid! John called the front desk and she told us we had to put our key in this little UNMARKED white plastic slot by the door and then there was light! (Not as dramatic as the Newgrange light show, but we were happy to see the light!) We are located in the city center next to the ...
... café and I went for a German breakfast this time of rolls, ham and cheese- reminded me of breakfasts while I was in South America funnily enough!
Since it was raining we decided to take another taxi but this time to the Titanic museum. Firstly we looked around the gallery on our own- which was pretty damn amazing. It covered early industrial life in Belfast, to ...
... wanted to read it;)
So far my updates for now. I will be heading back home for good at the end of April.
At the moment back home for a few days, finishing assignments for St. Mary's and caching up with my family and friends, as we have a couple of weeks off here.
I will be posting my final updates soon;)
This week’s song:
... there are still 2 spare beds. There is an Aussie from Brisbane and a Spanish girl in our room. Tuesday (28th) the hostel supplies cereal and toast for breakfast which is a bonus! Since it is only costing us £12 per night for both of us. The Aussie, Jack asked us to do a black taxi tour with him so we booked one for today. Our taxi driver had been driving taxis for 41years in Belfast, through out all of the ups and downs, he was like listening to a war veteran ...
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, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $148
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $81
City Centre, Belfast | 5 star hotelfrom $286
- Different Class
- Service lets it down
- Beautiful hotel
Linen Quarter, Belfast | Hotelfrom $95
- A good night's stay
- Excellent Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes 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...