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If you’re flying with Ryanair, everyone gets a 40x20x25cm item of luggage you can take on board at no extra fee. It doesn’t matter what luggage you’ve paid for (if any!) Every passenger gets a Ryanair personal item size bag which is 40cm x 20cm x 25cm. This bag needs to fit under the seat …

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Are you planning to visit Rome this autumn? I think it’s the perfect time to visit because the weather in Rome in October is PERFECT! Today’s post is all about an autumnal trip to Rome and what to wear and pack while you’re there. Autumn is my absolutely favourite time of year to take a …

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*This post has been created in collaboration with Very. If I’m ever asked for one key piece of parenting advice it’s this: “Photograph as much as you can and treasure those memories.” It’s an old cliche but time really does go so quickly and documenting your memories is one of the most precious things you …

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We’re delving into some real adulting today as we chat about travel insurance and money saving hacks!  Did you know that if you use Cedar Tree travel insurance, you get access to a member’s club where there are massive discounts for both travel and everyday spending? I started using Cedar Tree for my family’s annual …

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If you want to get some shut eye on your next flight then here are the best flight accessories for sleeping on a plane. To sleep on a plane you need to be: Comfortable Warm (but not hot) Able to block out everything around you Thankfully there are plenty of flight accessories to help you …

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Are you in the UK and you’re looking for the best hard shell suitcase for your next trip? You’ve probably been searching online and found it to be an absolute minefield. When did hard shell suitcases get so expensive and those conflicting reviews are confusing. I know, I’ve been there! Thankfully for you, I have …

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If you’re a frequent traveller you probably already know about the new baggage restrictions from Ryanair. The new rules, introduced in November 2018, mean the only bag you get included in the price of your ticket is a small bag which will fit under the seat in front of you. I know we all love …

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As you probably know, I like to go big on family days out! Whether it’s the weekend or school holidays, I like to have a busy schedule filled with activities to keep the whole family happy and entertained.  I have three energetic kids and, if I’m totally honest, they just drive me mad when we …

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I’ve walked up Snowdon quite a few times now. I’m very lucky to live less than an hour and a half from Pen-y-Pass, which is a popular spot to begin a walk up Snowdon. I’ve done it in the rain, in the snow, in the blazing sunshine and, more often than not, in the chilly …

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Are you looking for a quick and easy way to backup your iPhone without spending a fortune on iCloud storage? Today I’m sharing the simplest way to backup your iPhone. It doesn’t take hours You don’t need to pay for online storage You can access files without Wifi You can easily backup your files while …

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I’m debunking the hand luggage myth today and answering the question about whether or not you can take razors on a plane in your hand luggage. Instinct has always told me that you can’t take razors in your hand luggage and, I’ll be honest, I didn’t ever bother to research if this were true or …

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Living in a campervan in Australia is either your idea of heaven or your idea of hell. If you’re on the heaven side of the camp you’ll be thinking about the freedom to go wherever you want, whenever you want. You’ll be imagining camping on beaches and gathering around a campfire while drinking beers under …

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If you’re travelling with toiletries in your hand luggage there are a few things you need to know. Remember, these rules are all enforced and if you don’t follow the rules you’ll have your toiletries taken away and you’ll probably be delayed. Sometimes the delay at security will be a few minutes but sometimes it …

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Can you take hair straighteners in hand luggage? Yes, you can! You just need to remove your hair straighteners from your hand luggage when you go through airport security, so keep them somewhere you can quickly remove them from your bag. You’ll also need to remove your hair straighteners from any kind of protective pouch …

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Are you going away for a week and planning to just take hand luggage? It’s going to be a squeeze but it’s more than possible if you follow a few simple tips! Packing light for a weekend away is relatively easy. If you’re away for 3 days you’ll only need to pack 2 outfits and …

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I’m always harping on about how important it is to travel light. Travelling light gives you extra freedom and flexibility that you just don’t have with heavy luggage. You can move quickly through airports and train stations and it’s so much easier to take public transport with a small bag. You’ll save money by not having …

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Is 10kg of luggage enough for a week away? What about for two weeks away!? I’m here today to show you how… Two weeks away with just hand luggage sounds like a challenge but it’s more than possible if you follow these easy travel hacks! I always try to travel with just hand luggage as …

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Where should you go for a family holiday? It’s a big question at the moment as holiday prices are sky rocketing for 2023! It doesn’t seem fair that just as Covid restrictions have lifted we’re hit with the cost of living crisis and flight prices going through the roof, meaning many of us can barely …

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When I returned from my cruise last month I opened up my Instagram stories to your questions. Most of you had already told me you’d never been on a cruise before so the cruising questions came in thick and fast! I had hundreds of them! The majority of your questions were around how much it …

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Today I’m sharing my First Luggage Review. First Luggage is a global luggage delivery service. They will collect your luggage from your home and deliver it to your accommodation anywhere in the world. I used them from a trip to the USA. My suitcases were collected from my home in Chester and delivered to my …

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Would you like to find a way to make exploring cities easier and more manageable? Do you like the ease and convenience of having a tour guide but prefer the excitement and flexibility of exploring alone? Yep, me too! If you answered yes then keep reading to find out about GPSmyCity, a travel app that …

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What’s the best travel steam iron for your next trip? If you haven’t come across the wonderful world of travel steamers yet then be prepared to have your life changed! I’ve been using a steamer for years now, mostly because I’m terrible at ironing and too lazy to get the ironing board out every time …

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