Is your 21st birthday on the horizon? In what kicks the best years of your life off with a bang (depending on who you're talking to!), you need to have something decent planned.
If you're not into making a holy show of yourself at a party, why not do it away where nobody knows you? It'll cost you more money but you'll be able to show your face in public afterwards.
Rent a pub
Yes, you heard us right. You and your nearest and dearest can rent an entire pub in Tipperary on Airbnb. Old Conroy's bar is a self-catering pub - it has snug, a darts board, a cash register and a beer garden. One snag though, it doesn't stock booze but you can BYO.
How many people get to say they spent the weekend celebrating their birthday in a pub huh? Well a lot as it goes, but you catch our drift.
Bathe in a Prague beer spa
Listen if you can't bathe in a bath full of booze and drink unlimited beer from a tap on your birthday, when can you?! Not only does the Czech capital have beer spas to lure you, it's a class city with a buzzing nightlife.
If you're a serious clubber, you might wanna check out Karlovy Lazne Centrals Europe's biggest nightclub. Five floors with different genres of music? Open til 6am? Grand!
Road trip along the Wild Atlantic
If you're a summer baby, round up your mates, designate a driver and get the tunes playing as you explore the Best of the Wesht! An epic experience, travel bible Lonely Planet ranked the Wild Atlantic Way as one of the world's ultimate road trips in 2017.
You'd need a lot of time to cover the entire 2,500km distance from Kinsale to Derry but work out your itinerary depending on how much time you have to spare. The scenery is stop you dead in your tracks gorgeous.
Buzz around Europe on a train
Spend the summer rolling around the continent on a inter-railing pas. Stations, hostels, and sleep deprivation are par of the course but that's the price you pay for having the ultimate travel adventure. Europe is like a playground for adults and have your pick of the best spots.
The global pass has a discount available for those aged 27 and under. Prices vary depending on the flexibility of the travel period - for €394 you can travel within 22 days and toss your backpack in the likes of Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague or Krakow.
Party your life away in Vegas
It may not be a unique destination but c'mon, how many of your mates can say they've partied it up in the Nevada Desert for their 21st?!
When it comes to nightlife, the city is on a whole other level. You might need to sell a vital organ to fund it, but hey, nothing ventured an all!
Go nuts at the Full Moon Party in Thailand
Every month, around 30,000 people flock to Thailand's party mecca, Ko Pha-ngan for the full moon party. From fire pits and booze buckets to the tropical beach and trance-y vibes, it's a massive outdoor rave coloured with neon and body paint.
Surreal, unique, crazy and fun, now isn't that how you want to remember your 21st birthday?!