Belfast's historic Europa might have a few shortfalls but it continues to survive and delight.
Titanic Belfast marks the centenary of the tragedy and a turning point for the city, writes David Atkinson.
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 anniversary of the tragedy of the Titanic.
A program of regeneration is helping lay Northern Ireland's difficult past to rest. David Atkinson travels from Belfast to Londonderry to see what's in store.
To start with, being told to 'feck off' isn't as bad as you might think.
From pork pies to jellied eels, Simon Majumdar documents the endangered flavours of his homeland.
LEAFY, elegant and cosmopolitan, Lisburn Road runs through the Queen's Quarter district of Belfast.
Christopher Middleton follows in the footsteps of Van Morrison, U2 and other rock legends in Belfast.