Belfast Journals

Braving Belfast

A travel journal to Belfast by Jambo

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Braving Belfast

Overview

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Walk the golden mile, drink and get into the craic. This is an international spelling to avoid misunderstanding. The locals will often refer to craic, good time and drink, as crack, which certainly confused me. Must see: The Crown (public house), the Waterfront (concert Hall), Botanic gardens (botanic gardens) Must not see: absolutely anything to do with the troubles. Immediately, tourists who are gullable will receive a tirade of only slightly interesting and completely partisan commentary from BOTH sides.Quick Tips: Enjoy the atmosphere. Both communities are great to be with, both are totally partisan, and both are only slightly correct.Best Way To Get Around: Walk...Read More

Europa Hotel

Hotel | "Europa"

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High quality. Ignore the reputation of the most bombed hotel in Europe! This is a macabre tourist trap thing. The Hotel library bar is most impressive, rumoured to have the best wine collection in the area.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 17, 2000

Europa Hotel
GREAT VICTORIA STREET
Belfast, Northern Ireland BT2 7AP
44 28 90271066