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The Ultimate Survival Guide for Long-Haul Flights in Economy

economy aircraft take off

There’s so much world to explore, but unfortunately, being a keen traveler means you inevitably have to take a lot of long-haul flights. I’ve had my fair share of this horror. My first long-haul, flying from the Philippines to Israel, it took us a total of 14 hours with 3 hours layover. Restless sleep, dry awful skin, aching body … and the best part? Jet-lag waiting to be served up fast and cold when you land. Bottomline: Long-haul flights are exhausting and a brutal test of endurance – more so when you’re flying economy!

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7 Amazing Benefits of Budgeting Your Money

money in a jar budget for travel

A budget is a roadmap to financial security. You wouldn’t even think about starting out on a cross country vacation without loading your GPS or at least taking a look at a road atlas. Your finances are not that different. Just like with a road trip, you need to know where you are starting from, where you want to end up and how you are going to get there. A budget gives you the essentials you need to get from point A to point B, regardless of whether you want to take the scenic route or the fastest path.

Although budgeting is indeed more work, it pays off with many life-enhancing benefits:

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