Bumbles Family Travels: Holidaying with Kids around Duncannon and the Hook Peninsula (2016 edition)

It's an annual tradition now, my guide to holidaying around Duncannon and the Hook Peninsula. So, without further ado here's what's happening this year: From my previous posts you know that in my opinion Duncannon, my home village is near idyllic and that the Hook Peninsula is one of the most beautiful places on earth … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Holidaying with Kids around Duncannon and the Hook Peninsula (2016 edition)

Bumbles Family Travel : Gorey and North Wexford with Kids (2016)

Every year someone tells me that they've booked a holiday in Wexford and asks what there is to do down here. As a lucky resident of one of Ireland's most popular family holiday destination's I'm always happy to share some local knowledge. Things change season by season and year by year, so I've updated the … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travel : Gorey and North Wexford with Kids (2016)

Our Family Holiday 2015 Report: Park Albatros, Tuscany.

Our Holidays 2015- Park Albatros, Tuscany, Italy We booked our summer holiday before Christmas last year (in fact it was the year before), at that crazy busy time of year, but when the 30% off discounts were expiring. We'd had such a great holiday the last time that we were abroad in 2012 (read about … Continue reading Our Family Holiday 2015 Report: Park Albatros, Tuscany.

Holidaying around Gorey with Kids (2015 edition)

I was recently asked by a parent of two kids aged 4 and 6 for holiday recommendations for their upcoming holiday in the area. She got me on a good day and I sent her a long email with my list, I didn't realise quite how long until I stopped typing.  When I re-read it I … Continue reading Holidaying around Gorey with Kids (2015 edition)

19 Reasons Why It’s Perfectly OK Being Home In Rainy Ireland in July and Not Still on Holiday 

       It's July, technically summer but here on the western fringes of Europe it's 13 degrees and raining.  We are just back from holiday, our first trip abroad in three years (more about that in later blogposts).  Earlier this week in Italy we had temperatures of 35 degrees so we're finding it a … Continue reading 19 Reasons Why It’s Perfectly OK Being Home In Rainy Ireland in July and Not Still on Holiday 

19 Reasons Why It's Perfectly OK Being Home In Rainy Ireland in July and Not Still on Holiday 

       It's July, technically summer but here on the western fringes of Europe it's 13 degrees and raining.  We are just back from holiday, our first trip abroad in three years (more about that in later blogposts).  Earlier this week in Italy we had temperatures of 35 degrees so we're finding it a … Continue reading 19 Reasons Why It's Perfectly OK Being Home In Rainy Ireland in July and Not Still on Holiday 

Six Things to do in Connemara with Kids

- 1. Kylemore Abbey I was surprised how much we enjoyed Kylemore Abbey, we didn't expect it to be nearly as child friendly or interesting for the kids as it was.  It was one of my five-year-old's favourite things that we did on our holiday. I wrote its own blogpost check it out HERE. 2. … Continue reading Six Things to do in Connemara with Kids

Holidays with Kids: A good kind of different

  Our last "proper" family holiday was in sunny Italy  in 2012. Last year we had 2 night break in West Cork with a tiny baby, and this year we'd decided to stay in Ireland again and to head west to Connemara. (I have a lot more on that to share and I will, and then … Continue reading Holidays with Kids: A good kind of different