The capital of Northern Ireland sits within easy reach of some amazing natural attractions. Here are some of the best daytrips.
A top choice is Antrim Castle, which sits on the banks of the Six Mile Water. Explore the amazing gardens or take a hike through the woodland on the Mill Race Trail up to Shakey Bridge if you’re feeling active.
An hour north of Belfast is the town of Carrickfergus, replete with 800-year-old castle. It’s right on a beach, and there is a great dock area with bars and restaurants.
Within 40 minutes’ drive you can reach the 191-hectare Carnfunnock Country Park, near the village of Ballygalley. You’ll feel like you’ve entered a different world as you explore this super quiet part of the country.
Drive south from Belfast to get to the seaside town of Newcastle, home to some great seafood restaurants. Fill your belly and then take on the hike up Slieve Donard, the highest peak in Northern Ireland at 850 feet. The view from the top is spectacular.
Pack a picnic and make the trip to Lough Neagh, some 40 minutes west of the city. It’s the largest lake by area in Britain.
Many travelers are exchanging their regular home lives for a more exciting life abroad. However, no matter where in the world you visit, money is needed to live a comfortable life. Gaining work experience abroad can diversity a resume and open opportunities worldwide. For travelers who wish to live a more nomadic lifestyle, getting a short-term job in a country is also a great option. This will ensure travelers have enough money to get by and give them experience. Before leaving for a country or while in a foreign land, travelers can use the internet to find jobs or local resources.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
One of the best ways to experience and learn more about a culture is by looking for and picking through the local markets. Depending on the destination, markets can be found in the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies of larger cities or can function as attractions on their own merit.
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.
When booking a vacation rental through homesharing sites like Airbnb, there are rules and regulations to keep in mind depending on your host, destination and a few other factors. Here are a few top tips for using the booking site for your upcoming summer vacation.