Simple Budget Tips For Travel Enthusiasts

We love to travel for many reasons. You may love to travel because a holiday helps you get away from you regular stressors or because you want to learn new things, enjoy novel experiences, and get to know another culture. The reason you may not travel as much as you would like is likely due to two constraints: time and money. Since your job probably offers you paid holiday days, time is an easy issue to resolve. But, unless you have a high-paying job and low-expenses, it can be difficult to save enough money to satisfy your wanderlust. Advertisements

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Planning and Preparing for Our Summer Holiday

Planning a summer holiday is one of my favourite things to do. This year we are heading to The Balkans for two weeks to explore Montenegro, Croatia and Albania. However, arriving at that decision took a very long time, but now flights and accommodation are booked we cannot wait to get on the plane. Every summer between the months of June and September we usually set at least two weeks aside to explore somewhere new, this is the first time in a long time that we are staying so close to home (Europe). We usually opt for far-flung breaks but The…

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Guest Post: Why I Always Wait Until the Last Minute to Pack for A Trip

I know what you’re thinking. Packing last minute is just asking for disaster before vacation. I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way! Of course, there are definitely things you should prepare for ahead of time like your reservations and lodging accommodations, but packing does not have to be one of them. In fact, it can be the least stressful part of preparing for vacation.

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How To Pack Smarter, Not Harder, Before Your Holiday

Many people rush through holiday packing only to find when they arrive that they have forgotten some essentials, and they never wear that certain outfit they packed “just in case.” This can be avoided by packing smart. The best strategy to pack smarter is planning ahead. Here are a few practical packing guidelines to travel light and efficient.

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Preparing Your Car For Your Summer Staycation

As we head into Summer, it’s holiday time for many Brits, us included. With the staycation becoming increasingly popular, it’s important to prepare well for one especially if you plan to drive. Last week we covered the length and breadth of Yorkshire as we took three staycations back to back. Unfortunately for us the weather wasn’t particularly great. In fact, April showers followed us everywhere we went – boo! We are keeping our fingers cross that the summer months are going to reward us with glorious weather as we have long road trips and staycations planned in both Edinburgh and…

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Why Nothing Beats The Freedom Of The Open Road

I can’t remember being nervous when it came to taking my driving test. But then again I’ve never really been a nervous person, even less so during my teenage years. Yes, I was only of those people – fearless and flighty, both of which I’ve reigned in over the years, slightly. Plus it was something that I had always wanted to do and was adamant I was going to do. I was 19, I wanted freedom. I wanted to hit the open road. I wanted to take a road trip (or 10). I passed my test, I bought a car…

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