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Belfast

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World's best St Patrick's Day parties

Jolyon Attwooll For the celebration of the national saint of one, relatively small country, St Patrick's Day has assumed proportions way beyond Ireland's borders.

Northern Ireland

One day three ways: Belfast

Belfast City Hall

Stephen Phelan The great wee corner cafe Rhubarb does a full "Ulster fry"- the mightiest of breakfasts.

Northern Ireland

Tale of the century

The Titanic in 1912.

Titanic Belfast marks the centenary of the tragedy and a turning point for the city, writes David Atkinson.

Ireland

Titanic comeback: from no-go zone to must-see destination

The dry dock at Harland and Wolff's shipyard in Belfast, where Titanic was fitted out before its fatal maiden voyage. The guide holding the old photograph shows the ship towering up out of the dry dock behind.

Once blacklisted next to Baghdad and Beirut as a tourism no-go zone, Belfast has become one of the world's must-see destinations thanks to its troubled past, great golfing present and impending...

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Photo galleries

Ireland: off the beaten track

A week sampling the delights of Ireland.

Belfast's giant Titanic attraction opens

Titanic Belfast

The largest Titanic visitor attraction in the world opened in the ship's Belfast birthplace on Saturday, some 100 years after the doomed liner was built in the same yards.

Travellers Tips

Tips

A guide to personal tour guides

Trouble-free ... hiring local tour guides like taxi drivers is an ideal way to explore.

A personal tour guide can give you a unique introduction to their world - from the grassroots up, writes Jane E. Fraser.

Map of Belfast

Travel News

No nudes is bad news for Germany's nudists

Germans will still happily get naked while holidaying in France and Spain, but nudist clubs in their home country are in decline.

5:45pm | Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

Chinese tourism company sues over Transformers: Age of Extinction

9:43am | A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

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