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Christina Collins

Christina Collins is a Massachusetts native who has been living in Northern Ireland since 2015. She loves to travel and explore, especially on the Emerald Isle, and is always on the lookout for castle ruins. In addition to years of editing experience, she holds a PhD from Queen's University Belfast and an MFA from George Mason University, both in creative writing, and is a published novelist. When she's not editing, writing, or travelling, you'll probably find her curled up with a good book, watching a musical at the theatre, or baking beer bread.

Dublin looks enchanting as Winter Lights illuminate 14 city landmarks

Prepare to be enchanted: The Dublin Winter Lights are on, and they’re projecting light displays onto 14 city landmarks till New Year’s...

Life-size gingerbread house enchants dinner guests at Titanic Hotel Belfast

A talented pastry chef has made a life-size gingerbread house at Titanic Hotel Belfast—and you can actually dine inside it.

6 driving situations that only happen in Ireland

From sheep traffic jams to Irish-style directions, here are six situations you’ll encounter when driving in Ireland.

Northern Ireland’s biggest pet expo is happening in Belfast this weekend

Attention, pet lovers: It’s raining cats and dogs in Belfast this weekend, with a pet expo expected to draw animal-loving crowds in...

Dreamy Dundrum: 5 reasons to visit this hidden gem in Northern...

From castle ruins to scenic views, here are five reasons to visit Dundrum—a hidden gem in Northern Ireland.

6 Irish references on Friends

From Guinness to Claddagh, here are 6 Irish references on Friends that we find amusing.

5 places to experience Narnia in Northern Ireland, birthplace of C.S....

Here are five magical places that will transport you to Narnia in Northern Ireland, the birthplace of C.S. Lewis.

This quirky restroom in a Belfast cafe is straight out of...

Curiouser and curiouser! Take a wee in Wonderland at this quirky restroom we found in a Belfast cafe.

The 6 most beautiful libraries in Ireland

Prepare to swoon, book lovers: We've rounded up the 6 most beautiful libraries in Ireland.

5 exciting reasons to check out The Points and An Síbín...

From whiskey tasting to Irish dancing, here are five reasons to check out The Points and An Síbín in Belfast.