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The end of an era for frugalfirstclasstravel

Hi Frugalistas!  Well, it’s the end of an era.  After three years and 200+ posts, I’m moving frugalfirstclasstravel onto a brand new platform.  This will be the last post on my old WordPress platform with my old theme (if all goes to plan).  It’s served me well, and I’m going to miss it, but it’s […]

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Happy Birthday frugalfirstclasstravel!

Hi Frugalistas! My baby is one year old today.  My first “proper” post was a year ago on 25 February 2012.  When you start a blog you wonder if anyone is going to read it – well about 25 000 of you did over the past 12months.  So a big thank you! When you start […]

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The books that inspired me to travel

Hi Frugalistas! What inspired you to travel?  Was it a picture, a film or the stories of friends?  A family member who brought back exotic souvenirs, photos and tales?  My own inspiration started when I was young child – I was a reader, and it has always been books that have influenced and inspired me […]

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My 2013 new years not-resolutions……

Hi Frugalistas! I’m not one for new years resolutions – in fact I never make them in my day to day life.  While the following are definitely not my new years resolutions, there are a few things I really want to achieve or that I want to do differently in 2013: 1.  I want to […]

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Europe in the winter – a photo journey of Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Hi Frugalistas! The final in my winter in Europe series – this time a journey through Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  We were fortunate enough to spend December traveling through these countries in 2009. If you’re traveling in Europe this winter, I wish you a fabulous trip and wonderful memories.             […]

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Europe in the winter – 6 tips to travel well

Hi Frugalistas! In this, the third part in my series of traveling to Europe in the winter, I look at traveling safely and how to get the most out of your trip. 1.  Dress warmly, but in layers You will be outside a lot sightseeing and traveling from place to place.  If you aren’t used […]

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Frugalfirstclasstravel tips for traveling first class regardless of your cabin

Hi Frugalistas! We don’t all get to travel at the pointy end of the plane, but it is possible to create a pleasant environment for yourself regardless of your cabin.  Up the front passengers enjoy a quiet, calm and relaxing journey with plenty of space.  Here’s how to make that possible for you, even if […]

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Europe in the winter: European Christmas Markets

Hi Frugalistas! As Christmas looms many European cities and towns are revving up for their annual Christmas Market.  Whether you visit one or many, here is how to make the most of your trip: 1.  How many should you visit and which ones? Really, that is entirely up to you and how much you love […]

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decorated soaps at Fortnum and Mason, London

The Queen’s other grocer – a review of Fortnum & Mason in photos

Hi Frugalistas! Continuing (and concluding) my series on Her Majesty’s supermarkets, here is my review of Fortnum & Mason in photos: Definitely not your average supermarket, Fortnum & Mason is a step back in time well worth discovering.  Oh, and they serve Tea as well!

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The Queen’s grocers – a review of Harrods food hall in pictures

Hi Frugalistas! A destination in its own right, Harrods food hall puts any local supermarket to shame……..       Nothing in it is cheap, but buy yourself a little cake or chocolate, browse and enjoy a fun and very British destination! Related posts: Fortnum & Mason in photos Fortnum & Mason afternoon tea A […]

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