Ten Things to Do in Dublin

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Fancy a visit to Dublin? There are a lot of great things to see, but what are the best? Here are my top recommendations for a great time out in the city. 1) Malahide Castle – Entrance is 7.50 EUR. This castle used to belong to the Talbot Family, but they sold it to the […]

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Rent a Car and Save Money

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So many of you might be thinking of renting a car next time you go on vacation. I couldn’t agree more, if you are going to be spending a lot of time in an area, or you will be doing business in an area where public transport isn’t frequent then this is the real way […]

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Flying Ryanair

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I recently took a flight from Trapani to Dublin with Ryanair. For those that don’t know, Ryanair is the low-cost airline of choice in Europe. They started out many years ago selling flights for 1 eurocent, an absurdly low cost. Most flights cost you only the airport fees and taxes. They have since changed into […]

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How EU Qualified Majority Voting Works(with examples)

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Ok, so there has been some interest in the new European Union voting system, especially because it will change the unanimous requirement that is currently in place. Here is how and an explanation with several scenarios. Qualified Majority Voting(QMV) is the voting system that will go into effect with the Lisbon Treaty. It will affect […]

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Cellular Service in Europe

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Many people are surprised to hear that they can get a cellular phone line while abroad and it doesn’t even cost very much. This is usually the best way to save money on phone calls while you are away. I use some abbreviations in this article, they are as follows: UK- British English ES-Spanish FR-French […]

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