Tag Archives: Belfast

Ireland 2019: From Belfast to Galway

They say that it’s a rocky road to Dublin Town but we experienced nothing but smooth sailing as soon as boarded our train in Belfast. We began our Ireland vacation on Monday, June 17th, when we landed at Dublin Airport … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Views of Belfast from the Grand Central Hotel

Here’s all you need to know about the Grand Central: A 23-story office building called Windsor House was built on Bedford Street in 1974 and at the time it was the tallest building in Belfast but it has since been … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Botanic Gardens Belfast

The day after our Game of Thrones Tour we decided to walk to the city’s Queen’s Quarter and visit the Ulster Museum and the Botanic Gardens. Botanic Gardens Belfast is a popular park located in the Queen’s Quarter of Belfast … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: The Rest of the Ulster Museum

Believe it or not, we actually saw other things in the Ulster Museum that had nothing to do with the Game of Thrones. Unless, that is, these dinosaurs are considered cousins of dragons:

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Ireland 2019: Game of Thrones and the Ulster Museum

On our fourth day in Northern Ireland my son-in-law Brian and I spent ten hours on a bus tour driving around County Down and checking out various Game of Thrones filming sites. We saw some beautiful scenery during those ten … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Our Game of Thrones Tour, Part One — Strangford Lough

Friday was Shopping Day for my wife and daughter and grandkids but it was Game of Thrones Day for me and my son-in-law Brian. There are many companies that offer tours of GoT film locations in Northern Ireland. We chose … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: The Titanic Museum

It was a rainy day in Belfast,  the day after all our adventures along the north Antrim coast (see here, here, here and here), and we were still exhausted.  So it wasn’t until mid-afternoon when we finally ventured out of … Continue reading

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Our Latest Trip to Ireland

Four weeks ago we departed San Francisco airport and flew off to what was to become one of our greatest vacations ever. We have been back for a week now and I am finally getting around to organizing photo stories … Continue reading

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