Heading to Belfast on a budget? Book a stay at one of these hostels.
Global Village is a firm backpacker favorite and is often voted the best hostel in the city for its cheap beds and lovely outdoor terrace. It’s good for sociable single travelers who want to meet new friends.
Party animals will enjoy Arnies Backpackers, where there is no curfew. This is a sociable place, too, so you’ll soon feel right at home.
For a modern interior vibe, check out Belfast International Youth Hostel. It’s consistently among the cheapest places to lay your head in the city, and there is 24-hour security for a safe stay.
Those who would like a private room should check out Farset International, which has some of the best deals for when you want a bit of privacy. It’s set in private grounds, too, which makes for more of a hotel feel.
If you want to cook your own food, Belfast City Backpacker is a top choice. There are self-catering facilities here, so you can knock up a meal and save on eating out. There is also a top-quality free breakfast and comfy beds in all of the dorms.
Forget about skis — have you ever tried racing down the side of a mountain on top of a shovel? If not, Angel Fire Resort’s World Championship Shovel Race is the best place to try it. Each year the annual event showcases dozens of racers attempting to outrace each other on a pretty unique ride. Watching people turn your childhood makeshift sled into a competitive sporting event is a surprisingly thrilling event.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the world’s largest arts festival. With more than 57,000 performances and 3,500 shows, it’s billed as the world’s greatest platform for creative freedom. Held annually in Scotland’s capital city during the month of August, the festival is a celebration of art in all its forms, from dance performances and live music to stand-up comedy and art exhibitions.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
ARtscapes brings artwork to life through augmented reality. Whether you prefer Surrealist prints or vibrant pop art, iconic Impressionist works or abstract canvases, you can see it all in motion with ARtscapes’ initial 39, museum-quality art canvases and posters.