It’s easy to overlook the culture of Belfast when you’re bombarded by images of violence and religious clashing in the media. But once you’re there, you’ll find that this city is actually a lot more welcoming and friendly than its portrayal in the media. Belfast is home to many galleries, opera houses, museums and movie theaters. You can also get your shop on, enjoy the many nightclubs, sample gourmet food or hang in one of the local pubs to get a true feel for the Belfast way of life. Grab a copy of the weekly Big List, available in pubs and clubs, to find out what’s going on while you’re wandering the city.