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How to travel with your best friend

How to travel with your best friend

“She’s my Lobster!” I’m incredibly fortunate to have found my travel companion in my bessie mate Michelle, whom I can be around for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and who let’s me to my thing and itinerise! I believe that the company you keep is a stronger factor in your experience of a place, than the place itself. And as the old saying goes – you don’t know a person until you’ve lived with them. Being out…

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16 Things To Do Before Your Trip

16 Things To Do Before Your Trip

There’s so much to think about when you’re taking a vacation, with your holiday wardrobe taking up most of your thoughts. So I’ve listed the things you should remember to do before your trip, so you can ace that capsule wardrobe. *This article may contain affiliate links, click here for more information. 1.Check-in Online Most UK-based airlines will allow you to check-in online up to four weeks before the flight, and if you’re organised, you can bag your seats together…

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Emergency Contacts To Take On Your Trip

Emergency Contacts To Take On Your Trip

It’s better to be safe than sorry, so to ensure every eventuality is covered use this list to make a note of the emergency contacts you might need. Take them with you, and store them in your phone. *This article may contain affiliate links, click here for more information. 1. Consulate / Embassy Address Contact Number Opening Times 2. Outbound Airport General enquiries Lost property Emergency line 3. Inbound Airport General enquiries Lost property Emergency line 4. Bank Cards Stolen Abroad…

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Say NO to the big red bus!

Say NO to the big red bus!

So, this is a little bug bear of mine and you might not be on board, but I’mma sock it to you anyway. I was recently approached by a friend to recount my experiences in Budapest, where I gave numerous suggestions over landmarks and restaurants they should definitely visit and they came back with – ‘and we’ve booked a day on the hop-on-hop-off bus’. Romeo done. What I really wanted to say was: STAY AWAY FROM THE BIG RED MONEY-GRABBING…

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How to Beat Bank Charges Abroad

How to Beat Bank Charges Abroad

.I think its about time I reviewed Revolut – the revolutionary way to instantly send and spend money globally. This isn’t a sponsored post, but rather a complimentary shout out to an initiative that has transformed the way I spend my money abroad. Previously, I would carry part-cash and the rest on my bank card and of course this would incur additional bank charges of around £3 per transaction. I also wasn’t prepared to pay for a bank account, such as those…

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