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The backlanes of Provence in photos

Hi Frugalistas!  I recently posted some very old photos from a trip to Provence on Istagram.  Despite their age they were a great hit, so I’m sharing more today with blog readers.  Forget about the beach and fields of lavender – instead I’m focussing on the little details that make Provence special.  Think quiet backlanes, […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files 29 November 2013

Hi Frugalistas! This week’s Friday files packs a backpack, avoids some common travel scams, and eats an Australian pavlova.  What’s not to love? First up, Ron at Active Planet Travel has got some great backpack packing tips.  I may be the Queen of the one bag trip, but I don’t profess to be an expert […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files – 22 November 2013

Hi Frugalistas! A bit of shameless self promotion from me this week on the Friday files.  I’ve been fortunate enough to have two other bloggers feature my work, so I’m returning the favour by featuring their posts myself. I was delighted to wake up one morning this week and find my day trip to Reims […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files – 15 November 2013

Hi Frugalistas! The end of another week is upon us!  Don’t they roll round quickly?  I’ve got three great posts to share with you this week – each very different.  Good to mix it up occasionally don’t you think? First, I’m off to one of my favorite cities, Barcelona, courtesy of Jeff Broman from Gotravelzing.  […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files – 8 November 2013

Hi Frugalistas! This week I’ve got a bit packing mad, with three great packing posts to feature. Firstly it’s a gear review courtesy of Mary at Calculated Traveller.  Her very thorough review of the STM bags Impulse laptop backpack really gives the reader a great idea of what this backpack can deliver. I’m on a […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel files – 1 November 2013

Hi Frugalistas! In this week’s frugalfirstclasstravel files I’ve chosen an eclectic mix of posts, that explore some great experiences in different parts of the world. First, it’s off to London with Sofie from Wonderful Wanderings who writes about her first afternoon tea in London.  I love this post because Sofie has managed to find a […]

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Frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files – 25 October 2013

Hi Frugalistas! Having just arrived home from 4 fabulous days in Instanbul (more to come), I’m going Turkish for the Friday Files this week.  I had the most amazing time in Instanbul, and I’m now just a little bit obsessed with Turkey and all things Turkish.  There are some fabulous images in each of these […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files – 4 October 2013

Hi Frugalistas! This week’s Friday files is an eclectic mix of some of my favorite things – Paris, travel hacking and insider travel tips. First, it’s off to Paris with Annalisa of City Girl Turned Suburban Mum who takes us on a journey to Paris with her children and lives to tell the tale!  Annalisa […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files – 27 Sept 2013

Hi Frugalistas! In this week’s Friday files we’re going on a jaunt round the world, starting locally here in Sydney (in fact right in my local neighbourhood), before heading to London and finishing in Singapore. The first post I’m featuring comes from fellow Sydney-based bloggers The Budget Wanderers.  I subscribe to their blog and always […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files – 20 Sept 2013

Hi Frugalistas! I’m starting a new series, that I hope to post each Friday.  I’ll be featuring the work of other bloggers I enjoy, and other posts I’ve read during the last week or so that I hope will be of interest to frugalfirstclasstravel readers. The first post this week comes from one of my […]

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