Surviving The Family Holiday – Tips For Smart Kids

It’s one of the best times of the year, heading off on a family holiday - the excitement, the anticipation, the chance for everyone to spend some quality time together... but don't put on your rose-tinted sunglasses just yet, because family holidays...
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Exploring a Real Life Film Set in Cefalú, Sicily

  Golden hour. It’s half past six and the terraced houses have emptied their furniture, families, cats and dogs out on to the streets to savour the late sunshine. Pink bed-sheets flutter gently from a balcony as a Schillaci in the making...
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Go On Go On Go On: See Father Ted’s Ireland

Pack your best lovely girl dress, practice your 'looking holy' face and prepare to enter the world of spider babies and freak pointing. The following are a few suggestions on how you can experience some of Ireland's most surreal locations for...
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Waves & Warmth: Surf Fuerteventura

Apparently, this is one of the worst winters the island has seen in years. Three people have practically apologised to me for this in my first 24 hours on the island, yet I’m struggling to feel disappointed. I've just come from mid-January Dublin -...
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Worth Flying For… The Best Festivals in Europe

A few days away from real life... A non-stop stream of live music... Thousands of people gathered in one place, with the express purpose of having an absolute ball. It’s the ultimate recipe for success. And if there’s one thing that can make a...
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Kate Reviews Disneyland Paris…

Kate Keena (10) from Dublin took some time out from her very busy school schedule recently to talk to us about her holiday in Europe's biggest playground. Read on to find out where to eat breakfast in Paris, the best way to beat the crowds, and how...
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Dizzying Heights: Give yourself vertigo at the Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher on the wild coast of Clare are Ireland’s #1 natural attraction - and it’s not difficult to see why. I vaguely remember being there as a child on a grey and windy day, firmly held at least 50 foot from the edges by my justifiably...
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Pony Up! Beach Riding in Ballyconneely, Connemara

We roll up to the little white cottage just as the sun finally, fully breaks through the light cloud that’s obscured it throughout our journey to Ballyconneely. To finally see the countryside, infamous for its wild, wet weather, bathed in warm...
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Europe’s Five Most Gorgeous Road Trips

Road trips are the ultimate way to see a place, and they seem to inspire people in a way that two weeks lying on a beach just doesn't (no offense to two weeks lying on a beach, we know you're important in a different way).  Just look at the books and...
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