20 Surprising Sights in Northern Ireland

Belfast Bap

After a night of partying in the Cathedral District, seek out a Belfast Bap for the perfect hangover cure. The boulder sized roll is stuffed with Irish sausage, Irish Bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes, a fried egg, melted cheese, and a slice of heaven.

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James Kennedy NI / Shutterstock.com

St George’s Market

Eat your Belfast Bap while taking in the sights, sounds, and flavors of St George’s Market. St George’s Market has been open since 1604. The current structure was built in 1890 and hosts a public market on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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James Kennedy NI / Shutterstock.com

Craft Beer

Yes, craft beer is worth exploring even in the land of Guinness and whiskey. Belfast celebrated its first craft beer festival this year with the promise of more to come. For a glimpse at what’s going with Northern Ireland’s craft beer scene, check out The Vineyard.

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Joshua Rainey Photography / Shutterstock.com



11 Great Hostels to Stay In

For budget-minded travelers in search of a cheap place to stay, hostels can be the perfect option. Generally, hostels offer much better value than hotels and short-term apartment rentals. Because less money is spent on accommodations, it allows globetrotters to designate a larger portion of their budget to good food and sightseeing activities instead.

11 Great Hostels in Europe to Stay In

If you’re a budget-minded backpacker interested in meeting fellow travelers along the way, hostels are an exceptional alternative. Intimate, community-minded, and affordable, hostels have exploded in popularity and really come a long way. From shared open-concept spaces to private ensuites, it’s easy to find a mix of both communal and secluded accommodations.

The 10 Most Historic Prisons

While jail time isn’t a walk in the park for any convicted felon, many tourists flock to historical prisons around the world when traveling. This is due to their mystic, history, and eerie ambiance. While it may seem a little crazy, visiting a local prison can provide a ton of insight on a region’s roots and culture.