Travel Blogs from Belfast
... in the city.
Having used to be quite avid on discovering the history of the Titanic, even writing a speech on it back in grade seven, it's safe to say I was very much looking forward to this. When you first enter the museum after purchasing your ticket and heading to the exhibition area you enter into an open discovery area. In here there is memorabilia, a few interactive displays such as being able to do some morse code, and a whole bunch ...
... for a few hours rest before our super early departure.
Overall we really enjoyed our time in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Despite the initial difficulties with the car we were pleased with our little Nissan Micra getting us around 2 countries and helping us navigate crazy Irish drivers and dodgy Irish roads. A large part of the credit should go to our driver Erin though, who put in some long hours and helped us complete our fairly ambitious itinerary. Our highlights ...
Things have been pretty busy since my last post. Work has certainly picked up, and I've managed to climb Croagh Patrick here in Mayo, make it to the Galway Races, and drive up to Northern Ireland.
Croagh Patrick is regarded as the holiest mountain in all of Ireland and is so named because St. Patrick is said to have built the original church at its peak after banishing the snakes. Thousands of people take pilgrimages on the last Sunday of July every year ...
... and came across Audley's Castle. Just lots of pretty scenery all around.
Once in Belfast we were informed of the rioting and given background on the Orange Men. Along with that came a map of roads we were not to walk down at night. Needless to say we mostly stayed on campus at night.
July 15 - We took a bus tour around the city. They weren't sure if we would be able to see everything in the event that police still had roads blocked off but we were fine. ...
... that chunk of land at him. The myth says that the steps were created by the Irish giant Fin MacCool so he could walk over to Scotland and fight its giant. So once it was built and he got to Scotland and saw how big the giant was and ran home. Once he got home he got in his baby's crib and pretended to be a baby. So when Scotland's giant came over and saw how big his baby was he couldn't imagine how big the dad must be, so he ran all the way home destroying ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Posthouse Belfast
Other places to stay in Belfast
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Wonderfully helpful staff and accomidation
- Good location
- Really rather good
Golden Mile, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Give it a miss
- Not recommended
- Trip to Befast - November 26th - 28th
Shaftesbury, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Nice Hotel -Shame about the breakfast!
- Could be in any city, in any country
- Overall very good
78 Malone Road, Belfast | 2 star hotelfrom $58
Ormeau, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- No complaints
- Nice hotel let down by staff
- Great Place!
Market Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $122
- Value for Money
- Relaxing weekend
- Very impressed
Ormeau, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Leaves alot to be desired
- Would recommend and return myself
- 21st Century Hotel
City Centre, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Golden Mile, Belfast | 5 star hotelfrom $130
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 2 star hotelfrom $80
- Friendly clean and a great bar to
- Not Good
- Terrible customer service - Never going again
Legoniel, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- 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 $111
- 5 stars!
- A Great Hotel to Stay In!
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- OK, for the price
- Great Location, Great Value for Money
- Great Location
City Centre, Belfast | Hotelfrom $86
21 Malone Road, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $110
City Centre, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $122
- 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 $117
Cairnburn Park, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $67
City Centre, Belfast | 5 star hotelfrom $256
- Different Class
- Service lets it down
- Beautiful hotel
Linen Quarter, Belfast | Hotelfrom $86
- A good night's stay
- Excellent Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Hotel
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Blacks Road, Belfast | Hotelfrom $71
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Excellent Hotel - Friendly Staff
- Good location near the university
- Top Notch...