Tag Archives: London
metal arches at Canary Wharf Underground Station with escalators

Canary Wharf: a different view of London

Hi Frugalistas!  Think of London….eyes shut tight….what is in your mind?  Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Harrods?  Pomp and ceremony, double decker buses, and who can forget those glorious afternoon teas?  When I last travelled to London it was for work that was in the Docklands area of East London, so I needed to look further […]

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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 guides – a short guide to London

Hi Frugalistas! I’m starting a new occasional series – short travel guides to my favorite European destinations.  I’m starting with London – for no real reason, other than it seems to be start of many European explorers’ adventures.  Being an English-speaking destination it’s also a good starting place for more timid independent traveller. Arriving in […]

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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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