The Titanic has captured people’s interest, imaginations, sympathy, and sorrow for over a hundred years now, and my younger brother is a superfan! And apparently so are a lot of other people. If you or a loved one have a particular interest in the Titanic, the White Star Line, or cruising in general, here’s your quick list of White Star Line sites, museums, and experiences!
Belfast, Northern Ireland. It’s famous for Game of Thrones scenery and filming locations, murals, “troubles,” and… the Titanic! This third point was my and my younger brother’s whole reason for visiting Belfast, and it’s the reason thousands of people visit every year.
If you didn’t already know, I took a “wee” trip to Belfast with my “wee” brother recently, and what’s one of the best things we did? We ate! There was loads of walking to do, so we worked up quite an appetite in just the two days we were there.
I’ll be honest, Belfast was not at the tippy-top of my travel to-do list! But since visiting, I can’t wait to go back! I found it endlessly fascinating, from the history to the mythology to the breakfast! Here are 10 reasons you should make time for a few days in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Belfast, for the Titanic Museum! And, as it turns out, there is only one place to stay: The Titanic Hotel Belfast, of course! So that’s what we did. Thankfully, our trip was a success with no icebergs in sight!
It wouldn’t be a trip to the United Kingdom without a proper afternoon tea! It was my “little” brother’s first trip to the UK, and while the trip was 100% for his 30th birthday gift, we would be remiss if we didn’t experience tea at the Titanic Hotel while we stayed there. So here it is, complete with photos and descriptions!
Let me tell you, Belfast was the biggest, most pleasant travel surprise to date! What surprised me most was the sincere friendliness of the people, and I am already excited to plan a return trip! Here are a few things to know to help you plan your own trip to beautiful Belfast!
I think it’s safe to say that the 1997 version of the movie Titanic is one of the most well-known films of all time. So when my brother and I went to the Titanic Museum in Belfast in June, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to have some “movie moments” for this year’s blog theme!