Christmas Time in Castle Park, Tourist Attractions in Bangor Northern Ireland

A Tour of Castle Park

Bangor Castle Park will likely be the first place you see in Bangor, where the Town Hall (or Bangor Castle as it’s also known)…

Viaduct Bridge, Autumn Crawfordsburn Country Park Bangor Northern Ireland

Crawfordsburn Country Park

It has to have been a good 15 to 20 years since I last explored the top forests of Crawfordsburn Country Park. Or at…

Ye' Olde Heritage Stuff

Brompton Bay by Jenny Watts Cave on Bangor Coastal Path

Jenny Watts Treasure Hunt

We put together the Jenny Watts Treasure Hunt back in 2015 to encourage local kids and young folk to explore the history of Bangor…

North Down Museum, North Down Bangor Museum in Northern Ireland

Bangor’s Heritage Centre (Museum)

The name ‘North Down Museum’ is a little misleading for visitors to Bangor, given it’s named after the local borough council, just to keep…

Town Hall Bangor in Snow, Attractions in Bangor Northern Ireland

A Brief History of Bangor

The recordings and artefacts of Bangor’s earlier beginnings date back to circa 500BC, during the late Bronze Age, where significant treasures found in the…

Essential Eats

Chicken Tikka Nagashor, Green Chilli Bangor Indian Restaurant (NI)

Takeaway Tuesday: Green Chilli Bangor

This Takeaway Tuesday comes (on a Thursday) from “The Green Chilli”, one of the longer standing Indian restaurants in Bangor (Dufferin Avenue), and is…

Best Takeaway Food in Northern Ireland Chip Shops

Northern Ireland’s Chip Shop Treats

I really don’t understand the whole ‘eating out’ thing, where you pay twice the price, for mediocre food, while sitting in stuffy, uncomfortable surroundings….

Instant Noodles, New Asian Supermarket Belfast 40 Ormeau Embankment

The Asian Supermarket Belfast

Earlier this year (2018) the Asian Supermarket Belfast moved from its otherwise lifelong location on the Ormeau Road to what is now a short-ish…

The Travel Blog

Wetherspoons Burgers, Traditional Northern Ireland Food and Drink

Essential Eating in Scotland

Before my adventures into the exciting (and ridiculously unhealthy) world of Scottish cuisine I really never quite realised how many Scottish foods and drinks…

Winter Landscapes. Scotland Road Trip in Scottish Highlands in Winter Snow

The Ultimate Road Trip in Scotland

A road trip in Scotland will likely start where you arrive, however, our Scottish road trip itinerary kind of loops around, like a figure…