Belfast Beckons

With only 24 hours to spend in Belfast, we headed out of Portrush. We checked into our hostel, which had grown bigger and better in the last couple years. And once again, I was recognised for a stay from two years ago. Considering I am a fairly quiet guest, this surprises me! With such a…

A Quick Trip Through Belfast

Attracta and I picked up one of her friends, and made our way through the Attracta Sightseeing Tour of Belfast. We started with a drive up the Falls Road, a predominately Republican street. This was followed by a drive up the nearby Shankill Road, a predominately Loyalist street. While I would loved to have walked…

Northern Ireland in a Day

Attracta was on holidays, so instead of taking a day tour with any of the numerous companies (which looked good), she and I decided to pack some drinks and snacks and drive the Antrim Coast Road and make up our own tour. Miles of stunning coastline and scenery just like this. Our first stop that…

Last days of Scotland

I headed to the National Gallery first thing in the morning and spent a couple hours looking at the beautiful art work they have. The brilliant thing about the National Galleries in the UK is that they are free – they are all by donation. So, everyone is free to enjoy them and those who…