Ards Peninsula and Strangford Lough – Northern Ireland

The more places I visit in Northern Ireland the more I feel in love with this beautiful country. This gorgeous island offers you such a variety of places to discover from breathtaking mountains to magnificent beaches with long white sands and blue-green waters, hectares of woodland forests where you can go for a walk and discover the fauna and flora, lakes for angling lovers or to have a boat experience and admire the outstanding landscapes, caves to explore… Continue reading

Outstanding places in Northern Ireland (Part 3)

Continue exploring with me this beautiful country with a variety of things to see from outstanding beaches, breath-taking views, dramatic cliffs, a spectacular coast, ancient mansions with gorgeous gardens, caves, lakes, mountains…

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Outstanding places in Northern Ireland (Part 2)

4. Carrick-a-Rede

This was one of the first places I visited when I moved to Northern Ireland. As I’ve mentioned before Northern Ireland has plenty of extraordinary places to visit and the majority of them are really special as they haven’t been spoilt by tourists, though let me warn you that Carrick-a-Rede (County Antrim) is an exception as it’s one of the major tourist attractions so when you decide to plan your visit try to pick a quiet season as now the site is open all year round with a few exceptions that you can check on the following link (here you also find information regarding prices and schedules) https://giantscausewaytickets.com/carrick-a-rede-tickets Continue reading

Outstanding places in Northern Ireland

Since I’ve moved to Northern Ireland I’ve been exploring this striking place. A lot of people ask me why I chose Northern Ireland to live. I really don’t understand why so many people ask me this question as I believe many of them don’t value what they have. What I can tell you is that one of the reasons why I’m still here is because of the absolutely stunning landscapes and incredible places I’ve discovered in my adventures in this lovely country (let alone some amazing people who have crossed my path). So, let’s see if I can show you the beauty through my eyes. Continue reading

Dazzling Edinburgh

Scotland was always in my bucket list so when some friends came to visit us in Northern Ireland we decided it was time to go to Edinburgh. The trip was at risk as it was heavily snowing, even though it was March. I remember my friends were so happy with the snow (as in Portugal this is a phenomenon that doesn’t happen very frequently unless you go to the mountains) that they didn’t care if the trip was cancelled, though I didn’t share the same opinion. Fortunately, our flight was able to depart without incidents and take us to this beautiful and magical place. Let me share with you some of the things we did there. Continue reading