Holidays and Travel - Eco Tips for Your Trips

Monday, 18 November 2019  |  Admin

Latte Levy Lowdown – Everything to Know About the New Tax and How to Avoid It!

The government has announced the introduction of a so-called latte levy in a bid to fight climate change in Ireland. The tax is supposed to be coming into effect by 2021 and will up the price of take-away coffees and teas in disposable cups. We have the lowdown on this new levy for you as well as our favourite reusable cups which will help you to avoid the tax without ditching the take-away caffeine!

Latte Levy: Why, What & When:
22,000 disposable coffee cups are thrown away every single hour in Ireland. Let that sink in for a minute...

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Thursday, 24 October 2019  |  Admin

Babywearing in Winter: Top Tips to Keep Yourself and Baby Warm

Wearing your baby in a sling, wrap or baby carrier can be a lifesaver on many days. It’s an easy way to keep your little one close, safe and content while going about your daily tasks. During the summer babywearing opens up an entirely new set of possibilities for you and your family. With your child securely strapped to your chest or back, you are not dependent on buggy-friendly paths and facilities. Instead, you are free to explore the world with your children and go wherever your feet may take you. 

When the days get shorter and the temperatures drop many parents refrain from putting their kids in a carrier or wrap. The reason is almost always the same: What to wear on those chilly autumn and winter days out? Between puffy jackets, scarves, hats, and woolly jumpers there is a lot going on even without adding a baby carrier into the mix. However, babywearing is just as possible on cold days as it is in the summer sunshine!

With our top tips on babywearing in the winter, you will rock your sling during the coming cold season!

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Wednesday, 2 October 2019  |  Admin

Center Parcs Ireland – A Surprisingly Eco Holiday!

Earlier in the year, we weren’t sure if we’d get a family holiday away this year so we decided to treat ourselves to a Center Parcs Ireland weekend in September when the crazy summer holiday prices came down. So we headed off for the Friday to Monday package with no idea of what to expect.

It turns out were very pleasantly surprised at how eco-friendly our little holiday was so I thought I’d share a few tips on what to expect and how you can best enjoy an eco-holiday there too!

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