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How to Plan a Hen Party on a Budget

A hen weekend is a momentous occasion, and understandably you’ll want to go out with a bang. However, it’s important to keep an eye on the hen party kitty whilst you’re at it. This kitty has to stretch to travel, accommodation, activities, as well as an unprecedented amount of cocktails (and dirty kebabs). However, don’t panic – stag and hen party experts, Last Night of Freedom, are rounding up the

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New York On A Budget

Being one of the most expensive cities in the world to visit, the thought of visiting New York may seem daunting to the more budget friendly travellers. However, with a few simple tricks and tips it is possible to get the most out of this bustling city, without breaking the bank. Jump on the Stanten Island Ferry Perfect for getting lost in the panoramic views of this iconic skyline, the

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Traveling long-term? Read these tips

It seems like every second person is going off on a long trip at the moment, with travel blogs and social media showing the best parts of seeing every corner of the world. If you’re planning to head off on a long-term trip, here are a few tips to help you along the way: Get out of your shell When we’re kids, it’s super easy to make friends with new

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The Essential Travel Items That Won’t Break the Bank

It doesn’t matter whether you are embarking on the trip of a lifetime and backpacking across the globe or whether you are taking a luxury three-week jaunt to some exotic five-star destination, you need to pack some essential items. These are the bits of kit that’ll see you dazzle on the dancefloor, survive a night stranded in the wilderness and keep you comfy on your flight. In the twenty-first century,

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Checklist Of Affairs Before Going Travelling

Image Going traveling, whether it’s for a week, a month or a year, is an amazing thing that everyone should experience at least once in the lives. The fun planning comes into play when you’re deciding on where to go, what to see and do, and even who to go with. The not so fun stuff follows those decisions, like how are you funding your travels, what do you need

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Working from the road? How to find internet while you’re travelling

Are you planning to take your business on the road and travel long-term? Maybe you’ll be travelling for business and you need to stay connected to the office? It can be tricky to find internet in many different regions around the world, but it is getting easier and easier as technology continues to advance. Here are some ways you can find internet while you’re travelling: Get a local SIM This

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How to stay safe while travelling

These days, it can be easy to watch and read the news and decide that travelling is far too dangerous and you’re better off staying at home where you can avoid the risks associated with travelling overseas. But this means you’ll miss out on the many rewarding experiences waiting for you on the road. Instead, I’ve got some tips to help you achieve #MySenseOfSafe: Be Street Savvy Unfortunately, while wandering

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Planning a road trip? Read this advice

Whether you’ll be travelling with the kids over the holidays, or you’re planning a nice long road trip for next year, we’ve got some top tips to ensure it’s a success. Ready? Let’s get started. Make a plan Most of the time, you’ll have a time limit for your road trip. For this reason, it’s a good idea to plan which city you’ll be sleeping in each night before you

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Dreaming of Good Weather? Head to Portugal

If winter’s setting in where you are and you’re dreaming of some sunshine, you should consider heading to Portugal. You’ll at least have a pretty good chance of finding sunshine even in winter, especially in the South of Portugal. Aside from the fantastic weather, there are so many great things to do and see in Portugal that no matter the time of year you will be spoiled for options. Lisbon

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Flying On The Air…Bnb?

We’re living in an age where it’s commonplace to turn your home into a workplace. Multitudes of individuals are setting up office in their homes. Some are even developing companies from the comfort of their four walls. For some us, it’s the dream career choice. Some can imagine nothing better than trundling to the office wearing pajamas and no makeup. But, for some of us, the lack of routine which

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