Your best friend is getting married and you’re ready to celebrate. You get the invitation for the bachelorette party, only to find out one night of fun is turning into a weekend trip. Destination bachelorette parties are incredibly popular, but they can also hurt your wallet.
To avoid breaking the bank, think about what you can afford. If the maid of honor planned shopping, dinner, dancing and then brunch the next day, find out if you can just attend one or two events. You’ll be able to control your spending, but also have fun. Most importantly, your friend will still be happy that you were able to celebrate.
If you have committed to the entire weekend, look for discounted hotel suites. Encourage your friends to think of the party as a big slumber party. Bunking up can be the solution to a costly hotel room. It also presents a great opportunity for do-it-yourself manicures, pedicures and facials.
Destination does not always translate to distance. The bride could have just as much fun going into the next major city for the weekend. You’ll avoid the time and expense of flights and you can often carpool and save a lot of money. If the maid of honor does have her heart set on a trip across the country, keep your eye out for discounted flights.
Remember the big picture. The bride wants to have fun. She won’t remember if you went to a winery for a fancy tasting or you sat around drinking boxed wine and playing games.
With holiday celebrations looking a little different this year, it has been hard coming up with clever ways to still enjoy the special occasion from the comfort of your home. As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, bars and restaurants are closed or only operating on a limited capacity, which means you and your crew are probably stuck for plans. Here are some helpful tips to make this St. Paddy’s Day at home the best yet.
Travelers go on trips for various reasons: Some love to enjoy unique culinary experiences, while others want to explore new cultures and have authentic local experiences. Whatever the reason, vacations should have one thing in common — rest. In fact, healing and healthy ways to boost the immune system are trending topics now and Korean-style wellness is just what you need on future trips. At the 48 recommended wellness travel destinations in Korea, visitors can relax and recharge by enjoying different types of Korean therapy and participating in programs that seek healing in nature. Stay at home and visit Korea for a wellness vacation when it's safe to travel again.
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