Northern Ireland

Visiting the Titanic Museum Belfast

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. This museum opened in 2012, just a couple of weeks before the 100th… Continue reading Visiting the Titanic Museum Belfast

Northern Ireland · World Foods

What to Eat in Belfast

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. Day 1 Day 1 was… Continue reading What to Eat in Belfast

Northern Ireland

10 Reasons to Visit Belfast

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. 10. To… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Belfast

Northern Ireland

Staying at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast

I’m sure there are lots of reasons to go to Belfast. But when your “little” brother turns 30 (THIRTY!) and he’s been fascinated with all things Titanic, there is one place to go and one reason to go there: Belfast, for the Titanic Museum! And, as it turns out, there is only one place to… Continue reading Staying at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast

Northern Ireland · World Foods

Afternoon Tea at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast

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… Continue reading Afternoon Tea at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast

Northern Ireland

What to Know Before You Visit Belfast

Northern Ireland, particularly Belfast, was not terribly high on my list of places to go, but that’s where my brother chose to visit for his big birthday trip. So we went! And let me tell you, Belfast was the biggest, most pleasant travel surprise to date! What surprised me most was the sincere friendliness of… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Belfast

Movie Moments · Northern Ireland

Titanic: Movie Moments in 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!… Continue reading Titanic: Movie Moments in Belfast