Travel Blogs from Belfast
... in line. The
coastal walk is free, but visitors must pay to cross the bridge. The
bridge spans approximately 20 meters and is about 30 meters above the
rocks and sand below. Once on the island, we enjoyed views of Rathlin
Island and islands of Scotland in the distance. There were kittiwakes
and other sea birds nesting in the volcanic cliffs of the island and
mainland. After getting some nice pictures, we made our way ...
We then went on to the Giant's Causeway where we walked down to the hexagonal shaped stone columns. They were like stepping stones and we were able to climb over them and look out across the sea. We walked up the hillside as far as the path went and then headed back to a small pub for a pint before getting the bus back in to Belfast.
Once back in Belfast we went to a nearby restaurant for dinner. It wasn't the best steak I've ever eaten ...
... Brian dropped us off at a lovely pub in downtown Belfast called The Crown - named such because the designer installed a painted crown on the floor of the entrance. The idea being, "a crown to honor her majesty, but the Catholics can still wipe their feet on it." I had a Guinness beef pie and Randy had the Lamb stew. Both with beer, of course, and both excellent. I tried a lager called Carlsberg, which is brewed in Denmark and is huuuuuge in Europe. Was pretty good. The ...
... of writing I am enjoy a well earned siesta, updating my blog and getting ready for this evenings adventures. Tomorrow, I go see the shipyard that built the Titanic, and hope to take a taxi tour through the sectarian neighbourhoods to see some of the famous murals.
I know I havn't posted a Euro Song lately, but the Zombie by the Irish band The Cranberry's is a classic rock song that really captures the human tragedy that was the Troubles. It's well worth a listen.
... and Snow Patrol first played there in 1998!). Kelly's Cellar (was built in 1720, it's Belfast oldest traditional Irish pub and Irish musicians will play here regularly).
Our guide gave as some information on each pub and we made short stops to have a drink inside the pubs.
This week's song:
TripAdvisor Reviews Posthouse Belfast
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...