Backpacking in Northern Ireland: 9 Cool Things to Check Out in Ballintoy

On my recent adventure backpacking in Northern Ireland I decided to hit up a few new spots and revisit some old ones so I can write about them in an up to date way and ensure that more of you get to see the beauty of Northern Ireland. One pretty village I had been to Read more about Backpacking in Northern Ireland: 9 Cool Things to Check Out in Ballintoy[…]

Backpacking in Northern Ireland: Top 10 Sights in Coleraine

Northern Ireland is brimming with undiscovered towns like Coleraine. The locals know them. Travellers sadly pass in and out too quickly to get a grasp of what they offer. Ignore the fact that Coleraine is simply a transport hub for the tourist sights on the North Coast, give the town at least a day and Read more about Backpacking in Northern Ireland: Top 10 Sights in Coleraine[…]

Backpacking in Northern Ireland: Exploring Portbraddon and Visiting Ireland’s Smallest Church

My recent adventures backpacking in Northern Ireland have surprised and inspired me more than I could have believed. While staying at the magnificent Whitepark Bay Hostel (which overlooks Whitepark beach and is a few miles from the village of Ballintoy), I took the walk west from the beach, working my way over the sand and Read more about Backpacking in Northern Ireland: Exploring Portbraddon and Visiting Ireland’s Smallest Church[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Bushmills Soda in the Copper Kettle, Bushmills, Northern Ireland

For some reason I haven’t written too much about Northern Irish food on here before despite the fact I love it. Yes there was the cheap Ulster Fry in Holywood post from 2008 and the Pastie Supper in Bangor article, but my recent tour took me to Northern Ireland’s north coast and the town of Bushmills. Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Bushmills Soda in the Copper Kettle, Bushmills, Northern Ireland[…]

Everything You Should Know About The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

Backpacking in Northern Ireland, October 2014

“Someday we’ll return here. When the Belfast Child sings again.” – Simple Minds How can you go backpacking in your home country? Is it even possible? You know the towns, you know the roads, you know the local lingo, you can talk your way out of a political argument. But then…I’ve been away a while. Read more about Backpacking in Northern Ireland, October 2014[…]

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Crossing The Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, North Antrim Coast, Northern Ireland

Travelling in your home country is something people often overlook and despite the fact that I don’t live in Northern Ireland anymore, I still LOVE the tourist sights that we have to offer. On every trip back I make sure I visit at least one tourist attraction. Crossing the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge on Northern Ireland’s Read more about Crossing The Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, North Antrim Coast, Northern Ireland[…]

The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

This is a truly SPECIAL PLACE. It just happens to be The Giants Causeway on the North Antrim Coast, in my home country and birthplace of Northern Ireland. It is a world famous tourist spot, and a place of uncommercial, natural, real beauty. Its name is simply The Giants Causeway. If you have never heard Read more about The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland[…]