Not only are the Botanical Gardens of Belfast lovely and serene; they also present a fine amalgamation of technology, artistry and old-world charm that’s hard to match. Continuing its Victorian legacy and that era’s obsession with horticulture, the gardens aim to prove that just about any species of plants can be grown anywhere provided the… Read the full article
Ireland Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The archipelago of Ireland is not blatant in its appeal… neither the country nor its people will go out of its way to entice you. Like the “pull marketing strategy” Ireland will draw you in nevertheless with its enigma, quicksilver climate and countryside’s that have stepped out of fairy tales?
The mild summers and refreshing winters with incredibly beautiful springs and autumns makes this country great as an all season destination. The world cherishes Irish luminaries like Mark Twain, Neil Armstrong and Edgar Allen Poe and Irish music has inspired countless bands and song writers across the world.
The melting pot of Normans, Scots and Gallic’s have dotted the country with bewitching castles, buildings and landmarks all representing signatures of different cultures. Whether you are visiting the heritage city of Belfast in North Ireland or the cosmopolitan boutique and restaurant filled Dublin in South Ireland you will find yourself incredibly attracted.
Some of the world’s most outstanding sights like Cliffs of Mohr in North Ireland and the Giants Causeway in Antrim countryside are present here. The national parks of Westport and the beaches of Blackrock and waterways of Carrick on Shannon are amazing but they aren’t the best thing around here.
The Irish countryside is unparalleled with its gigantic Mourne Mountains that inspired the creation of Narnia. This is a mountaineers paradise with the St Patricks peak (a spiritual as well as tourism hub), the 12 Bens in Galway and the Carrantuohill and the Wicklow mountains…the list could stretch on endlessly.
The nation which gave the world Irish Coffee and the charming Irish accent deserves to be better known before its visited in order to be fully appreciated. And our detailed Irish guidebook here is the best place to start.
Read Knowing Ireland & Its Tourism to get a head start.
Or Alternatively go through the articles below to discover each aspect of fascinating Ireland.
Belfast City Hall: What to See and Do
What To Expect The beautiful Baroque style Hall with its 4 towers and gleaming copper dome dominates the architectural landscape of Belfast. The premises covers an area of one and a half acres and has the gorgeous Titanic Memorial standing on its ground along with gardens and other statuary. There is a lot to see… Read the full article
Peace Walls Belfast: What To See & Do
About 50 Peace Walls and interface areas run through Belfast city which otherwise is a modern cosmopolitan place. Citizens of this city are still not over the fact that Nationalist and Unionist citizens entered into bitter war over the issue of North Ireland’s partition. The Republic of Ireland became an independent state back in 1921… Read the full article
Crumlin Road Gaol: What to See & Do
Crumlin Road Gaol is the only Victorian-era prison existing in North Ireland (in Belfast) and is one of the most macabre attractions in Europe commanding immense tourist interest!! This grade-A listed building of immense architectural and historical importance has been under the Office of First Minister and deputy First Minister since August 2003. For years… Read the full article
SS Nomadic, Belfast: What to See and Do
The S.S Nomadic is about 1/4th the size of Titanic but don’t let that influence your impression of this beauty. Though she was created in 1911 to act as a tender to Titanic, unlike the heavier and mightier vessel… the S.S Nomadic enjoyed an illustrious career spanning almost 67 years. Because the S.S Nomadic used to… Read the full article
Top Belfast Tourist Attractions: Everything You Need To Know
Titanic Belfast The crux of Belfast is its shipbuilding history and this museum is the greatest tribute to the most important vessel that the biggest shipbuilding giant (Harland and Wolff) had produced… the Titanic. Of course, the ship gained a lot of extra attention from the fact that she sunk on her maiden voyage but… Read the full article
Titanic Museum, Belfast: What to See and Do
The influence that the Titanic has on the city ‘Belfast’ is humongous, to say the least. So it’s only fitting that an entire museum was dedicated to the famous ship that opened in Belfast in 2012 (marking 100 years of the sinking of the ship). The museum is a work of art both from the… Read the full article
How To Get Around Cork Easily & Cheap
Getting to the City Cork Airport or Aerfort Chorcai (ORK) is located around 7 kilometres south of the Cork city centre. Getting to the city from the airport has several options that includes coach service and taxi. Bus stop is located outside the terminal building. Bus Eireann operates coach service (line 226/226A) between the airport… Read the full article
Belfast Tourism: Everything You Need To Know
North Ireland’s capital stands on the river Lagan right where the river inlets into the sea (Belfast lough). In the 17th century, Belfast engaged itself wholeheartedly in the shipping industry and post the industrial revolution its principal shipbuilding firm Harland and Wolff created “Titanic”, “Olympic” and many other starships. The World War 2 air raids… Read the full article
Ireland Tourism: Everything You Need To Know
Settled in the northern Atlantic with the currents of North Channel separating it from Britain (on the east) sits the third largest island in Europe…the intriguing Ireland. The Irish Sea and St George’s Channel are other barriers between Ireland and Britain. This island is surrounded by 80 other islands of which only about 20 are… Read the full article