Tag Archives: food
Stained glass window of a man and woman Ste Chapelle Paris

Why I need to revisit every place I’ve ever visited before

Hi Frugalistas! Regular readers will know that I don’t consider myself much of a photographer.  Up till now I’ve travelled with a tiny little Canon IXUS point and shoot camera.  When I started out it was enough for me – I wasn’t a great photographer, but by taking loads of shots I managed to find […]

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window display of baklava

6 foods you must try in Istanbul

Hi Frugalistas!  My recent post on the Culinary Backstreets Istanbul Eats walk I took in Istanbul really struck a chord with readers.  So many comments and so much discussion!  The food and drink I’ve featured on my Instagram account (you can catch up with frugalfirstclasstravel on Istagram at the right hand side of this screen) […]

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The frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files – 6 December 2013

Hi Frugalistas! Saturday already, but while I’m late, there’s great blog posts on offer this week. I’m delighted to feature Kiwi  bloggers the Flashpacker Family with a great post on how to save hundreds in flights using code share arrangements.  I love the idea of getting the exact flight I want, with my frequent flyer points […]

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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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Eating well in the Cinque Terre

Hi Frugalistas! The Cinque Terre is, like much of Italy, pure joy for frugalfirstclasstravellers.  It is easy to eat well on fantastic local, seasonal food, and drink fabulous local wines, all at a bargain price!  What’s not to love?  So, here is the official frugalfirstclasstravel guide to eating and drinking well in the Cinque Terre: […]

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Ten tips for enjoying the Cinque Terre

Hi Frugalistas! The Cinque Terre is a very special part of Italy – laid back, casual and relaxing, it is a great place to have a holiday from your trip.  While many people visit the Cinque Terre for its reknowned hiking trails, there is plenty to offer any traveller looking to experience this different part […]

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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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Is this the best market in Europe? A visit to La Boqueria in Barcelona

Hi Frugalistas! Regular readers will know I have a bit of a thing about markets.  I love them!  Not just in Europe, but anywhere.  After years of looking, I think I’ve found the ultimate European market – La Boqueria in Barcelona. Hiding, set back a little from the busy tourist trap that is the Ramblas […]

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European markets in the spring

Hi Frugalistas! Frugalfirstclasstravel loves markets!  Here are some of my favorite European market shots of the past few years: The Marche Barbes(also known as the North African Market) in the 18th arondissement of Paris has the reputation of being the cheapest market in Paris, and being notoriously difficult to photograph at.  I did manage to […]

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