5 Reasons to Explore Ireland In Spring

5 Reasons to Explore Ireland In Spring

Spring is the season of renewal. Restoration and revival abound as new life appears, the days grow longer and the weather sweeter. We are all in desperate need of the freshness and newness of life after the hardships of this past long winter and where better to...

Appreciating Our World

Appreciating Our World

We have a natural habit of overscheduling our lives. We are the busiest generation with plans for planning! The race is never-ending and in a blur the world speeds on by. Somewhere along the way, we couldn’t find the brake pedal and relaxed into this fast pace. We...

Cultural Customs in Ireland

Cultural Customs in Ireland

The Rose of Tralee, The Late Late Toy Show, St Patricks Day and the GAA are some of the most well-known modern Irish customs. The whole country almost comes to a standstill to cuddle around the fire together with popcorn as kids test out toys and challenge presenter...

Enjoy A Great Day Out By Planning Ahead

Enjoy A Great Day Out By Planning Ahead

Delighted that Munster Express Newspaper a few years ago featured our suggestions about planning ahead before you go exploring. Our tips include: Do your research - will you need a local guide? Wear suitable footwear.  Comfort over fashion. Invest in quality gear and...

Wellbeing In The North West Of Ireland

Wellbeing In The North West Of Ireland

Looking after our minds and bodies is easier said than done when we live busy, fast paced lives, juggling responsibilities. We struggle to find time to fit even a small bit of rest and relaxation into our day. When the time comes, what do we do? Netflix? Instagram? We...

A Slow Christmas this Year

A Slow Christmas this Year

Christmas, and the month long lead up to the festivities, can feel like a very tiring, mentally draining, and anxiety ridden four to six weeks. This year with all the uncertainty and financial pressures, it is the perfect year to lean into the art of slow living at...

Alternative Christmas Experiences

Alternative Christmas Experiences

It’s quite easy to get stuck under the winter throw with the box of Roses on your lap, giving out to whoever left the wrappers in the box over Christmas. It’s a time to relax, unwind, and indulge after the parties, the excitement, and picking the tinsel out of your...

Homemade Gift Ideas for Christmas

Homemade Gift Ideas for Christmas

Receiving gifts at Christmas is quite nice, but giving presents is such a lovely thing to do and gives us a warm fuzzy feeling when the gift is well received. When you make the gift yourself, it's almost twice as nice.   Making your own gifts at Christmas is such...

10 Alternative Indoor Days Out With Kids

10 Alternative Indoor Days Out With Kids

Rainy days can put a stop to the best-laid plans and adventures. And while our teenagers would happily put their headphones on and curl up with their devices, a spot of rain doesn't mean we can't get out the front door. Here are our top ten indoor days out with the...

5 Hobbies For All The Family To Try In The Autumn

5 Hobbies For All The Family To Try In The Autumn

Autumn can be a tricky time of year. As kids settle back into school, they are more tired with the adjustment to new routines and schedules. The weather does not always play ball, and the cold begins to creep in. And we are juggling the usual familial roles without...