Travel Blogs from Belfast
... my page. You've never seen a computer with so many freakin' pop ups and tool bars and viruses and all kinds of ****. It was mental, but I managed to get what I needed and headed back with some breakfast.
Laura had strongly recommended doing a black cab tour which is a specialised tour in the back of one of the black cabs - cool! The tour is driven by taxi drivers who have lived through the troubles of the partisan history of Ireland and Belfast. It runs for around 90 ...
... overview of the conflict below. Of course it is an EXTREMELY political issue, even today, and I have tried to treat the subject matter as neutrally as possible.
When people think of Ireland, and especially Northern Ireland, the political turmoil of the 20th century is often one of the first thing that springs to mind, after St. Paddy's Day and Leprechauns of course. The roots of the conflict go back hundreds of years, but it was following the invasion of ...
... the United Kingdom. There are about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns as a result of an ancient volcanic eruption. When the lava cooled and contracted the cracks occurred and propogated down as it cooled leaving the columns. They are also fractured horizontally in like a ball and socket fashion which you can see as you walk across the rocks. The columns are hexagonal and form stepping stones that lead to the sea, some of the columns reach ...
... a song together, and then the rest soon joined with other lovely songs.
Last but not least, we had a pub crawl last weekend. This was organised by St.Mary' s. We went to 5 different pubs. We started off in The Crown, then we went to Morning Star, then to Bittles bar, then to the Duke of York and we finished in Kelly's Cellar. The last two were my favourites. The Duke of York( crammed with original mirrors ...
... to the nearest wheelchair-sized loo. That desperate, if challenged I would have said I was visiting my Mum in room 306. Good one Lala, and a good toilet tip for travellers.
Meeting the newlyweds first at Callendall then Callendun, two beautiful seaside villages, we made it to the extraordinarily windy Carrick-a-Rede, part of the vast network of National Trust properties in Ireland. The fuss is all about a rope bridge that salmon fisherman used to carry their catches ...
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...