20 Surprising Sights in Northern Ireland

Amazing Seafood

Speaking of seafood… be sure to eat some while you’re in Northern Ireland. Its seaside location lends to an abundance of fresh fish. I recommend Mourne Seafood Bar in Belfast. The menu changes daily depending on the catch.

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Beef Aged in Himalayan Salt Chambers

For meat eaters, be on the lookout for beef aged in Himalayan salt chambers. Hannan Meats and Kettyle Irish Foods are two Northern Irish companies servicing some of the United Kingdom’s top restaurants with top-notch beef. Deane’s Meat Locker in Belfast is a great place to taste their wares.

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A Taste of Fermanagh

The Fermanagh lake lands are more than just a series of islands with ancient ruins. Today, many of those islands raise some of the tastiest beef and pork in the world. Erne Water Taxi offers a Lough Erne Food Trail tour that provides a sample of the best in regional cuisine with snackable stops on many of the lake’s most famous islands.

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Extravagant Hotel Pools You Need to See

For a lot of us, the pool is the holiday and the holiday is the pool. The success or failure of a getaway in the sun is determined by just how good the pool is. Knowing this, many hotels have some truly absurd swimming pools. Absurd for their grandeur and extravagance, these pools alone would make an unforgettable holiday.

Total Relaxation: 10 Best Wellness Retreats

Depending on what kind of relaxation you are looking for, a wellness retreat can offer an extraordinary vacay away from daily distractions of life, while enjoying incredible cuisine, along with fun activities to keep your body moving. Whether you love the idea of some hiking, yoga, meditation, or massages, there are a variety of wellness retreats all across the globe that help you relax, find your inner self, and feel rejuvenated.

Mini Guide to Russia

Russia is the largest country in the world and has a population of nearly 150 million, though around 77 percent live in the western part of the country. It’s best known for being the first constitutionally socialist state and its role in World War II and the ensuing Cold War. The country has also many technological accomplishments, including sending the first human to space. Nowadays, it’s the world’s 12th largest economy by GDP, the biggest producers of natural gas and oil, and also a permanent member of the UN Council.