4. Which are the city's nicest and most tranquil green spaces?
The largest is the Botanical Gardens – the Ulster Museum is also in the grounds – and is well worth a visit. The lawns at City Hall are a popular spot to catch some rays.
5. Is there a walking or cycling tour that you'd recommend?
Belfast City Bike Tours offers fun tours of the city where local guides show you sights only reachable by bike. They take place on weekends, visit 30 points of interest and the guides know the area inside out.
6. What are Belfast's hidden treasures, places the tourists don't normally see?
You can get away from it all up in the Belfast mountains around Cave Hill, which was the inspiration for Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. The high-energy Gaelic games at Casement Park stadium are also phenomenal, or you could take a stroll along the Lagan Towpath with a coffee from the Lock Keepers’ Café.
7. Which old traditional pubs will give me a real sense of Belfast pub life?
More than you could shake a stick at! The Duke of York, Kelly’s Cellars, the Cloth Ear, the Spaniard…