The lovely people at Tourism Northern Ireland recently came along on our tour to see what we do and assess whether we are really any good (or if we were making up all our TripAdvisor reviews ourselves!). I'm very pleased to say that they agree with our guests and said we are 'Excellent'! And we [...]
BBC Northern Ireland's 'Pop Goes Northern Ireland' is my new favourite TV series. A fantastic mixture of the top tunes of the year spliced with some very nostalgic clips if, like us, you grew up in the seventies. Here's the 1974 episode. Turn, Tune In, Drop Out man.
The Luxury Travel Guide have named our 'A History of Terror' walking tour as 'Tour of the Year' in Belfast in their European Travel Awards. We have always worked hard to deliver an exceptional tour, dealing with difficult subject matter as sensitively as possible while delivering an amazing experience for our guests. We are [...]
...for an award! The Luxury Travel Guide, 'An Insight for the Affluent Traveller' have shortlisted us in the 2017 European Tour Specialist Category! If you nominated us and happen to be reading this, we'd just like to say thank you very much! Just to be nominated is great! :)
'Cats in the Cradle' was an anti-terrorism public info film made in 1993. And this one actually resonated with a very war weary population. Apologies for the introduction from Chris Tarrant, but this is the best quality video of the advert I can find.
There was some really helpful public information from the Bosnian Ministry of the Blindingly Obvious yesterday - They advised Pokemon Go players that entering live minefields in an attempt to catch pokemon was a very silly thing to do. This reminded us of a very special public information poster only published for children in Northern [...]
In 1974, the chief executive of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board did his best to sell the benefits of Belfast. This man had one of the hardest jobs in the world. Before the days of spin. I salute him!
As many of you know we discuss commemoration and memorialisation a bit on our tours, driven partially by the fact that there is no physical marker at any of the sites we visit. It'll come as no surprise that in our spare time we are in the habit of visiting other dark and conflict tourism [...]