There has never been any doubt that Northern Ireland is one of the most beautiful parts of the British Isles; but for many years the uncertain political situation deterred tourism.
For nearly 30 years, images of sectarian violence and city centre bombings overshadowed the Province’s undoubted attractions.
In recent years, things have changed for the better. A power sharing agreement, across the sectarian divide, has created an environment that attracts, and welcomes, tourists.
“The Troubles” may be in the past, but there is no attempt made to forget or ignore this period of recent history. Some of the most notorious places that made Belfast a “no go area” are now among the city’s attractions.