CAA Saskatchewan Summer 2018 - Page 36

A rollicking night at Belfast’s Ulster Hall Behind the Wheel A few pointers for nAvigAting irish roAds Take a side jaunt to giant created the the town of Downpatrick causeway to protect his before leaving Northern ladylove, Oonagh, from a Ireland and finishing your competing suitor. Twenty epic Irish road trip. The town minutes down the road, be The man himself, St. Patrick cathedral houses the burial brave and walk the rope bridge site of Ireland’s most famous son, above the ocean waves to Saint Patrick. It seems a fitting place the tiny isle of Carrick-a-Rede. to reflect on your Irish journey and Reward your bravery with a drop ponder the road less travelled. of Irish whiskey at the nearby Old Bushmills Distillery, Ireland’s oldest Honouring the doomed ship at Titanic Belfast working distillery. Next stop: Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Though it has a storied industrial legacy, the city increasingly draws artists, musicians and other modern creators. Titanic Belfast, a museum dedicated to the ill-fated ocean liner, is one of the city’s most unique attractions. It was constructed in the newly developed Titanic Quarter, where the ship was originally built. The new zone at Belfast Harbour also features the Northern Ireland Science Park, as well as Paint Hall Studios, home to the HBO series Game of Thrones. 36 summer 2018 CAA sasKaTCheWan exclusIve extras: Caa members get discounted rates and free GPs, when booking a car rental through ama: caask.ca/ car-rentals Go small: smaller cars are better suited to narrow irish streets and rural roads PIck a sIDe: You drive on the left in both countries, but ireland uses kilometres and the euro, while it’s miles and British pounds in northern ireland know your eta: driving times listed on maps are always the minimum driving time; traffic and road construction may impact the real duration Don’t sPeeD: The speed limit is 120 km/h on motorways, 80 km/h on regional roads, and 50 km/h in town morrison/Tourism Get an IDP: Though it’s not legally man- dated, many car-rental agencies require an international driver’s Permit. in Canada, Caa is the only authorized idP issuer. Get yours at a Caa store: caask.ca/ international- driving-permits