Totally Tourists: What it’s like to cruise into Belfast 

Check out for travel news to, from and in Northern Ireland. Here’s all the biz from a recent 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 […]

Theatre Review: Giselle

Giselle is a pretty and delicate ballet but there are very sinister undertones which become obvious in the second act. Act One is set in a village populated by very attractive villagers in tones of ocher. They celebrate the ripening of the grapes, carrying big baskets overflowing with the fruit and there is a happy […]

3 Summer Theatre Productions in Bangor Castle’s Walled Garden

3 Summer Theatre productions in Bangor Castle’s Walled Garden! This year’s Outdoor Theatre in Bangor Castle’s Walled Garden will feature three fabulous productions: David Walliam’s Billionaire Boy Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey Murder on The Terrace by David-Kerby Kendall. Taking place on Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 July, Billionaire Boy tells the tale of how Mr […]

10 super things to do in Northern Ireland  (June 19-25) has found stacks of fun things to do across NI, from family days out to gigs and cultural events. Here are 10 exciting things taking place this week (June 19-25). 1. Music City, Derry~Londonderry, 21-27 June. The city becomes one giant performance space with music of all genres in the streets, squares, venues, churches […]

Movie Review: The Mummy

It’s probably too on the nose to compare this film to it’s titular villain, a soulless, lifeless conglomerate of parts hell bent on sucking the life out of us, but if the film isn’t going to do anything original then why should I? The Mummy isn’t a good film. It’s by the numbers, filled with […]

14 things you should know about the Titanic Maritime Festival this weekend 

Belfast City Council’s free Titanic Maritime Festival takes place at Queen’s Quay and Titanic Quarter this weekend, Friday 16 – Sunday 18 June. What you need to know:  The festival runs from Friday from 2pm – 7pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 6pm  The Q Radio roadshow will be broadcasting live from the festival  […]

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 […]