Where are the most beautiful walking trails?

Grab your walking boots and head outdoors to discover some of Northern Ireland’s most scenic locations. Belfast Early morning is arguably the best time to walk the Lagan Towpath as the mist hovers just above Belfast’s main river. The towpath starts just minutes away from Belfast City centre, and sets off along the river and canal […]

The Great Light and Titanic Walkway open to the public #GreatLightTQ

Belfast’s offering as a maritime heritage destination has been given a boost today as the Great Light and Titanic Walkway officially opened to the public in Titanic Quarter. The opening event was also selected to launch The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Northern Ireland. The Great Light gave Mew Island Lighthouse on the […]

TotallyTourists Tuesday at Mount Stewart

Mount Stewart is one of the many National Trust’s gems in Northern Ireland. The recently extended demesne overlooks Strangford Lough a few miles south of Newtownards on the inner shore of the Ards Peninsula. Mount Stewart House Bought by the Stewart family in 1744, Mount Stewart house is a Neo-Classical treasure for the National Trust. […]

#BTtravels : Symphony of the Senses #ad

If you follow Belfast Times or Totally Tourists on instagram you might have spotted I went on a trip to London last Thursday night. On Friday, Royal Caribbean International launched the first ever interactive, theatrical cruise experience on dry land, bringing an exclusive preview of what will be the world’s newest and largest cruise ship […]

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10 great things to know when staying at the Europa

We recently stayed in the beautiful 4 star Europa Hotel in Belfast and discovered a modern hotel with a fantastic team looking after an iconic building right in the city centre. Invited along by the Hastings group to check out their pride and joy and to rediscover the Europa, a hotel I haven’t stayed in for a […]

10 reasons to visit the Holiday World Show

10 REASONS TO VISIT THE BELFAST TELEGRAPH HOLIDAY WORLD SHOW Make ‘I will Travel more’ your New Year’s Resolution and plan ahead to make it happen.  Use weekends and public holidays to eke out your leave from work … start a savings kitty … and check out what’s on offer at Holiday World: an early […]

10 hotels that will make your Christmas special

It’s something we talk about every year, checking into a hotel and letting someone else make our Christmas sparkle. We did it once, and let Disneyland Paris bring us Christmas joy. You really can’t beat the magic of Disney’s Main Street on Christmas Day with snow falling every hour! Closer to home our local hotels […]

Top experiences during a mini break to the Costa Brava

Costa Brava, where 200km of Spanish coastline awaits to be explored. We recently visited Costa Brava, travelling the coastline visiting three key towns and a visit to the capital of Girona. It’s an area full of surprises, with beautiful Spanish coastal towns nestling in stunning bays and a wow worthy rocky coastline. Our top tips […]

Must see gardens across NI

We’ve always been big Mount Stewart fans and love heading down the Ards Penninsula to enjoy the beautiful gardens on the estate. Especially now they have been extended further out in to the demesne.  Although Mount Stewart is our favourite, mainly because it’s the closest to home, Northern Ireland has many beautiful gardens to enjoy. […]

Amazing new sneak peek of the stunning Titanic hotel

Amazing new sneak peek of the stunning Titanic hotel The iconic Titanic Drawing Offices and building where the most famous ship ever built was designed, is due to open this Autumn as a stunning hotel.  Once the workplace of many Harland & Wolff staff and where Titanic and her sister ships were born, the building […]

Our truth about what it’s like to arrive on a cruise

Check out TotallyTourists.com for travel news to, from and in Northern Ireland. Here’s all the biz from a recent Princess.com cruise. The Caribbean Princess is a regular visitor to Belfast Harbour this year and as a special treat from Princess Cruises we joined this big ship at the start of a UK tour. We boarded […]

Our ultimate guide to the exciting Irish Open

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, hosted by Rory McIlroy in Portstewart Golf Club from 4th – 9th July, is bringing golf home to Northern Ireland once again. Portstewart, Portrush and the wider Causeway Coastal Route is ready and waiting for your visit, whether that’s to enjoy the golf or be part of the Midsummer […]