Tag Archive for Ireland

10 Most Desired Destinations 2013

ItallyFly.com Survey identifies America’s most desired destinations for the new year.At the top of America’s “wish list” is Italy, closely followed by Australia.  They are joined in the top five by New Zealand, the United Kingdom and France.  However, Italy was the clear standout in Europe, with twice as many respondents indicating that they wished to travel there over the United Kingdom and France combined.  Read more

Belfast:Mouth Of The Sandbars

Belfast (Béal Feirste) means  “mouth of the sandbars”.Belfast  is a city in Northern Ireland.The city of Belfast has a population of 267,500.

Historically, Belfast was the hub for the Irish linen industry and this speciality earned it a nickname Linenopolis“.  Belfast city’s main shipbuilders, Harland and Wolff, which built the ill-fated RMS Titanic, propelled Belfast on to the global stage in the early 20th century as the biggest and most productive shipyard in the world. Read more