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Real life one bag travel: travel blogger’s packing list in practice

Hi Frugalistas!  I’m just off the plane from Athens and the big travel blogging conference, TBEX.  What a time!  Lots of old friends to catch up with, lots of online friends to meet face to face, and lots of new friends made.  The conference was fantastic – I’ve come back with so many ideas.  And […]

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Real life one bag travel: a travel blogger packing list

Hi Frugalistas!  I’m feeling the pressure.  Heading to TBEX Athens with hundreds of other travel bloggers is a bit intimidating.  Not because I’m shy – I’m not, and there will be plenty of friends there.  Not because I’ve never been to a conference before – I’ve been to plenty in my professional life.  No, it’s […]

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The smartest one bag traveler: my interview with Lady Light Travel

Hi Frugalistas! Regular readers know I love reading the posts of other one bag travellers.  My favourite one bag travel blogger is Cindy Heazlit from Lady Light Travel.  On her blog Cindy offers smart, sensible solutions for one bag travelling regardless of whether you are travelling for business or pleasure.  I’m so pleased that Cindy […]

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Real life one bag travel: the 5 things I never pack – and what to pack instead

Hi Frugalistas! I love clothes – beautiful clothes.  I have a lot of them, and I love wearing them.  I love creating new looks and going out knowing I look good.  When I travel it’s no different.  I still want to look good.  But I also love travelling light with just my one carry on […]

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Real life one bag travel: packing cubes reviewed

Hi Frugalistas!  I’ll be the first to admit, I was always dubious about packing cubes.  I saw them on websites, I saw them in luggage shops, but I always thought they were a bit of a gimmick.  Another way to spend more money on travel accessories I didn’t need.  Then I asked my blogger colleagues for […]

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Real life one bag travel: how to put together a 3-1-1 bag

Hi Frugalistas!  Now, let’s be honest, who’s a high maintenance girl (or guy)?  Is your bathroom cabinet awash with lotions, potions, creams and gels?  Me too.  I also only ever travel with one carry on bag.  This makes taking a 3-1-1 plastic bag a necessity if I don’t want to check luggage.  So how does a […]

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Real life one bag travel: winter weekend city breaks

Hi Frugalistas!  The lovely Clare from Need Another Holiday is back with a great guest post – this time she’s taking just one carry on bag on a weekend getaway to Amsterdam and has kindly agreed to share her packing list with frugalfirstclasstravel readers: The best thing about travelling with only carry on luggage is […]

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Travel bloggers share even more great packing tips

Hi Frugalistas! My travel blogger friends are back with more great packing tips.  Take it from the experts, and you too can pack like a travel pro!  Your key to successful one bag packing is here….. Vanessa (@turnipseeds) at Turnipseed Travel is a crafty one.  She’s got two great recommendations for travelling successfully with just […]

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Travel bloggers reveal their favorite packing tips

Hi Frugalistas! Some of my fellow travel bloggers have joined me to share their favorite packing tips.  Their traveling styles vary, their travel destinations vary, and some of them are self-described “hopeless” packers.  What they share though is a great willingness to share (thanks everyone!) and also to learn from each other.  If you want […]

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2013 – my top travel blog posts

Hi Frugalistas! Happy New Year!  Thanks to you it’s been a bumper year on frugalfirstclasstravel.  I thank every single one of you for your support, and I love getting your feedback and comments. Here are your favorite blog posts for 2013: 1.  Cathay Pacific Premium Economy Class Review This was also my top post in […]

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