Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland – Travel Culture

April 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Northern Ireland – Travel Culture

The nice thing about visiting countries in the United Kingdom is that there is no language barrier….mostly! In Northern Ireland, although English is spoken, Irish (Gaelic) is also spoken and sometimes the two get mixed together, and don’t even START with the accents and how difficult understanding them can be! Another wonderful benefit of traveling…

Northern Ireland – Food & Beverages

April 21, 2015 | Comments Off on Northern Ireland – Food & Beverages

In the not so recent past, Northern Ireland was not necessarily known for its gourmet food. Traditional and simple dishes were standard fare, many with seafood and most with potatoes of some variety. However, having just returned from a trip through Northern Ireland, I am happy to report that if gastronomy is your delight, you…

Northern Ireland – Culture & Events

April 13, 2015 | Comments Off on Northern Ireland – Culture & Events

Northern Ireland – Culture & Events I am currently sitting in Belfast in Northern Ireland and experiencing the custom of an afternoon tea! That will soon be replaced by a pint or an Irish whiskey, but I thought I should share a little of what we’ve experienced so far on our trip to Northern Ireland…

Northern Ireland – Cities & Sites

April 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Northern Ireland – Cities & Sites

CITIES & SITES OF NORTHERN IRELAND   When you think of Northern Ireland, Belfast is certainly at the top of the list. The capital and largest city of the country, it’s not surprising that it’s the first to come to mind, but Northern Ireland goes beyond Belfast! The city of Belfast was voted one of…