World’s Best Region
According to Lonely Planet, this designation should go to Belfast and the Causeway Coast! That’s why they’ve rated rated this region the best in the world to visit for this coming year.
They praised it’s “timeless beauty and high-grade distractions” – golf, whiskey and some of the world’s most famous rocks. This will definitely be a boost to Northern Ireland’s international image. And that seems to be helping because the tourism numbers for the first 6 months of 2017 are already showing a 10 percent increase over last year.
But can you imagine that in contrast to Lonely Planet’s new designation for the area, that readers of one local media outlet in Ireland have said that the world’s most disappointing tourist attraction is also located there?
You can find out what that is by reading the full text of the article here.