Titanic

I have watched the 1997 Titanic film more than 100 times. It has become one of my favorite love stories. The film depicted class separation, pure love and tragedy. Over the course of the years, I have done my own research on the film, exploring the real tragedy and trying to find and explore the…

Peaceful day in Belfast

We finished the three days’ bus trip and arrived in Belfast 3 days ago. It is the biggest city in Northern Ireland and famous for independent movement last century. Because of that. Belfast was one of the most unsafe cities in the world, like Detroit before. The good thing is the safety there got better…

Gordon Lightfoot Tries to Profit Off of My Death!

By Trevor Klaus Throughout the duration of the trip, I have been blessed with truly excellent weather. However, suddenly it has changed over the last few days to be more dreary and wet, conditions that make commandeering a large vessel extremely difficult. This sudden change also incurred with our group reaching Belfast, home of the Titanic…

BelFast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift

By Trevor Klaus Not going to lie here, of the cities I’ve visited thus far, Belfast is pretty near the bottom when it comes to the amount of things to do. That said, the city still has its bright spots. One of these happens to be the city’s city hall. This here city hall is…

Taste testing the local lager by Kayla Wright

Aside from a fine Irish brogue, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and fiddles and flutes, Ireland is well-known for their pubs and breweries. To begin our journey through Northern Ireland, we decided to familiarize ourselves with the tastes and sounds of Belfast’s nightlife. The Dirty Onion was one of our first stops, mostly out of pure curiosity for the name. Described as a…

Where is the love – by Tiffany Nagy

When you visit a new place, you don’t really think about some of the things that happened in the past for that place to get to where it is today. No knowledge of the hardships, the pain, or the suffering that people went through. Today, I learned about those hardships, I learned about the pain,…

The Troubles in Belfast – by Aileen Dwyer

I knew a little bit about the tension between Protestants and Catholics in Ireland, but today my eyes were opened to what really went on here. Our day began with a historic cab ride through Belfast. Our cab drivers drove us around the city and taught us about the clashes between Protestant and Catholic in…