The Discover NI Christmas gift guide

Struggling for the perfect gift? Buy an unforgettable experience in Northern Ireland For those who have everything, or for that unique gift no one else will think of, check out these alternative gift ideas. Forget the bath sets, perfumes and making sure to get a gift receipt – instead give your loved ones something new […]

The Big Market at St George’s Market

Over 700 students from across Northern Ireland are set to showcase their start-up businesses at the Young Enterprise Big Market in St George’s Market, Belfast. Pupils from 60 schools on the Young Enterprise Big Market programme have developed their products from conception to production in just three months. The programme takes each student on a […]

Victoria Square prepares for the return of its Halloween Pumpkin Patch

Victoria Square prepares for the return of its Halloween Pumpkin Patch Khloé Maxwell, Victoria Square’s very own ‘Spiderella’ and resident Pumpkin Expert, is preparing for an influx of 1,000 pumpkins. This years Halloween Pumpkin Patch, supported by Asda, will arrive on the lower ground floor of Victoria Square on Saturday 28th October. Over four days […]

Treat your man to a style upgrade

Mention a personal stylist and you automatically think it’s a ladies only option. You’d be wrong. I set the challenge for two personal stylists in the city centre to see if they could upgrade me a little. The brief for both stylists was, can you find casual but smart clothes to fit my not so […]

A month at the museum with Victoria Square

The folks at Victoria Square have partnered with National Museums Northern Ireland to turn the city centre shopping destination into a museum experience for the month of August.     National Museums Northern Ireland will set up the city centre museum with highlights from their many collections. It’s an exciting way to highlight what the […]

Lashing Out And Talking Tips With Sensational Kiss

Beauty bitch: Lashing Out And Talking Tips With Sensational Kiss On one of the hottest days of the year, we arrived at one of my favourite establishments in Belfast – the rooftop bar at the stunning Merchant Hotel for the ‘KISS – Bring the Salon Home’ Summer Party and was immediately transported to a lash […]

Throwing a revolutionary spotlight on beauty

#beautybitch :House of Fraser throws a spotlight on beauty House of Fraser is a one-stop-shop for everything for so many people, so when I heard that they were launching Beauty Spotlight – a revolutionary in-store beauty concept that aims to shine a light on the latest innovations in beauty products – I was more than […]

6 facts about the NEW Hotel Chocolat cafe in Belfast 

Hotel Chocolat opened its doors opposite Belfast City Hall a couple of weeks ago and we have sourced some facts about the continued expansion of the Hotel Chocolat brand. The new Belfast opening is their first café in Ireland. They are offering a unique coffee blend exclusive to Hotel Chocolat. The site beside/under the Linenhall […]

Loving local businesses: Nectar and Soap Story

Loving local businesses: Nectar and Soap Story I love hearing about local retail businesses achieving success on a global scale. We have a quite a few of these hidden gems in Northern Ireland, and you’d never know, because their main focus isn’t necessarily the UK market. I recently discovered Nectar, a brand which somehow sounded […]

Finding my Spring/Summer style at Bloomfield Shopping Centre

Finding my Spring/Summer style at Bloomfield Shopping Centre The sun is out, our traditional good weather week in May has arrived, and just as I’m getting out last year’s Summer fashion, Bloomfields in Bangor invited me along for a shopping spree to find my fashion picks for guys for Spring Summer 17. Last week I […]

Hop along to St George’s Market for Easter

Easter at St George’s Market Hop along to St George’s Market this Easter for fun activities that all the family will enjoy! On Friday 14th and Saturday 15th April (closed Easter Sunday) there will be lots happening throughout the market with activities to keep the kids entertained and lots of food and shopping for adults […]

The confessions of a sometimes chocoholic

Yes I said it, the confessions of a sometimes chocoholic, although the ‘sometimes’ word is questionable these days!  Remembering Easter as a child always brings back memories of a lot of Easter Eggs, the buttons eggs, the jelly tots eggs, the yorkie eggs or the early years of the Cadbury’s Creme Eggs. Mostly very simple […]

Triple Twilight at @stgeorgesBEL

This year’s Twilight Markets have been announced and in a slight change to the Twilight branding they will be appropriately seasonally-themed, and we love the themes!  ‘Spring Picnic’ will take place at St George’s Market on 9 and 10 May, ‘Summer Beach Party’ on 1 and 2 August ‘Twinkling Winter’ on 7 and 8 November. […]

Finishing touches by @hotelchocolat

There’s still time to make your Christmas table decor look extra special this year with some Christmas chocolate themed finishing touches from Hotel Chocolat. Check out the amazing selection of fabulous Christmas themed chocolates at Hotel Chocolat in Belfast city centre including the cutest little penguin selfie chocolate slabs, enchanted forest chocolates and traditional chocolate […]