Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Coffee Shops in North Down, Northern Ireland

Thirsty Thursdays comes from North Down in Northern Ireland today, so it does. Northern Ireland punches above its weight time and time again. And I mean in the metaphorical sense, not just in boxing (though the likes of McGuigan and Frampton certainly justify the phrase). A country housing 1.6 million people, boasting some of the Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Coffee Shops in North Down, Northern Ireland[…]

Backpacking in Podjistan: Top 6 Sights in Four Gables

The Peoples Republic of Podjistan is a tiny country, landlocked within Northern Ireland. My tour to this remote zone was an “access all areas” complete guide to this wacky country that is often forgotten and unknown in the tourism circles. In fact, I was the country’s first and last backpacker for the genuine purpose of Read more about Backpacking in Podjistan: Top 6 Sights in Four Gables[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Northern Ireland to the Peoples Republic of Podjistan

My fascination for unknown and un-ventured countries continued this week as I headed to the Peoples Republic of Podjistan. This is a tiny country which is landlocked by Northern Ireland, itself governed by the United Kingdom. An enigma in itself, Podjistan stands alone. Untouched, unventured, unknown. Not many travellers can say they have a Podjistani Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Northern Ireland to the Peoples Republic of Podjistan[…]

Backpacking in the People’s Republic of Podjistan: All You Need to Know About This Wacky Country

“Move closer, set my mind on fire” – Tim Wheeler. The People’s Republic of Podjistan, which can be shortened to Podjistan is a self declared mini-country which is landlocked within Northern Ireland. This is a truly wacky place and one I just had to explore, having grown up in the same Northern Irish county, County Read more about Backpacking in the People’s Republic of Podjistan: All You Need to Know About This Wacky Country[…]

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[…]

Win two return tickets to New York with Aer Lingus and THRU-THE-Q

Win two return tickets to New York with Aer Lingus and THRU-THE-Q Aer Lingus flies to North America via Dublin and offers low fares to New York, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Washington, San Francisco and Toronto. Aer Lingus also connects to many great destinations across North America with their partner airlines. You can also now fly to Read more about Win two return tickets to New York with Aer Lingus and THRU-THE-Q[…]

Thru the Q: An Easier Way to Get to the USA

I’m pretty excited at this new idea, whereby you don’t have to go through customs and immigration on arrival in the USA. After a flight to the US on arrival you have a customs procedure which can take up to 45 minutes to get through depending on which airport, time of year, queues, delays etc. But Read more about Thru the Q: An Easier Way to Get to the USA[…]

Top 12 Northern Irish Travel Blogs 2015

This is the third consecutive year I have compiled a list of the best Northern Irish Travel Blogs out there. Following on from last year’s 2014’s Northern Irish Travel Blogs and 2013’s Northern Irish Travel Blogs, here are the best 12 out there this year in 2015! That’s an extension of 2 on previous years where Read more about Top 12 Northern Irish Travel Blogs 2015[…]

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