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97% of Irish families won’t travel abroad in 2020

Features Staycation 30th July 2020

A survey carried out by Getaways with Kids this week discovered that 97 percent of Irish families will not go abroad this year, despite the release of green list countries. 1,500 Irish families were surveyed by Getaways with Kids, Ireland’s only dedicated family holiday magazine and website, over a three-day period. However, if the non-essential travel advisory was lifted for…

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The Best Apps For Kids

Features 27th July 2020

By Elaine Whelan  Road trips and travelling sounds exciting to your kids until they’ve been sitting in the back seat for three hours and are downright bored. That’s when the fighting or screaming kicks in (if it hasn’t already). For kids who love movies or playing games on your phone, it can be hard for them to understand that they…

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Things to Do in Waterford

Features Staycation Things to do 15th July 2020

By Elaine Whelan  Along the coast of Ireland’s Ancient East, County Waterford showcases miles of stunning coastline, Ireland’s oldest city, a UNESCO Global Geopark and monastic marvels by the ocean. Quaint and bustling seaside towns are plentiful in the sunny south east county. Crowds flock here every summer to revel in the stunning scenes of the sea or to immerse…

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Things to do in Clare

Features Staycation 15th July 2020

By Elaine Whelan  County Clare is a magnificently rugged county on the West of Ireland known for its rolling countryside and wild coastline. Sitting perfectly along the Wild Atlantic Way, Clare is the ideal location for a family getaway in Ireland. Here are some of the top spots to visit on your rip.  The Cliffs of Moher  The Cliffs of…

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Luxury Hostels for families

Features 7th June 2020

By Elaine Whelan  When was the last time you stayed in a hostel? I can only imagine the memories of your early 20’s swimming around in your head right now. Perhaps it was for a school trip, your backpacking adventure around Europe or even a boozy trip in somewhere like Prague. You’ve done a lot of growing up since then…

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Benefits of travel with kids

Features 7th June 2020

By Elaine Whelan  Studies have shown that travel is one of the best educational opportunities for young minds. An overseas trip, or even a staycation can hold many positive benefits for your children. Research conducted in the Health and Wellness Benefits of Travel Experiences paper published in 2013, shows that travel has a positive impact on the mental and physical health of children as well…

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