Jo Karnaghan

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How to find discount Business class airfares

Hi Frugalistas! I get many enquiries from readers about ways to find discount Business Class airfares. Long term readers may recognise this old post …

Travel Deals

What to expect in a three star hotel in Europe

Hi Frugalistas! You’ve decided to take your first trip to Europe – how exciting! Now you need to make decisions. What airline to book, what to do, …

Four top summer activities in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

The post Four top summer activities in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc appeared first on London Unattached - London Lifestyle Blog.Amazing summer activities in …

Extreme Sports

Nepal Travel Tips - A Nepal travel guide for first time visitors

<b>I've written this Nepal travel guide with first time visitors to Nepal in mind. Within, you will find some practical information to plan your trip to</b> …

Nepal

The Best Chinatowns Around The World

Chinese culture, history, and food can be appreciated all around the world thanks to the fact that there is a Chinatown in almost every major city. …

Kuala Lumpur

50 Gifts for Travel Lovers That Will Fuel Their Wanderlust (For All Budgets) - Taylor's Tracks

Buying gifts for travel lovers doesn’t have to be complicated. Here you’ll find some of the best gifts for travelers that include everything from fun …

Shopping

Top 10 Things to Do in Bologna for Food Travelers

Overwhelmed by all the culinary things to do in Bologna? Check out ten Bologna food experiences that you shouldn’t miss. Many travelers visit Italy …

Italy

15 Cool Survival Tips when you Travel in a Heat Wave in Europe

Europe is suffering through one of the driest periods in modern day meteorology. It has never been so hot and dry for such a long period of time. If …

Heat Waves

Electric Bikes and Caving in the Vercors Massif France

One of the greatest things about my job is sometimes I get introduced to places that I have not heard of and are right on my doorstep. I then think …

Electric Vehicles

Luxury French Barge Cruise | Loire Valley Tours and Activities on The Renaissance

<b>Leisurely mornings and afternoons are often enjoyed aboard the Renaissance. Life moves ever so slowly on a luxury french barge cruise, so sitting</b> …

France

Travelling in Europe with a Dog: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re taking a holiday and would love to take your dog along, whether for a shorter vacation or long-term travels, Europe is your ideal …

European Travel

How to Plan a Trip to Komodo Island - Things To Do, Where to Stay & Where to Eat!

Komodo National Park, home to the dinosaur-eque Komodo Dragons on land and some of the best scuba diving on the planet under the water, has been …

National Parks

Where to look for platypus in Tasmania.

After more than an hour walking along the river bank path in Deloraine, stopping every few metres to scan the surface of the water, even I was ready …

Australia

Burke Developmental Road - Normanton To Mareeba, QLD

<b>Burke Developmental Road – Normanton To Mareeba, QLD</b><p>Last time, we explored the road between Adels Grove and Normanton. There’s lots to see along the …

Travelers

13 Cool Things To Do In Tokyo in the Morning - Destination

Tokyo is a not a friend to the early riser – or the jetlagged. On my recent trip, I woke up every morning around 5 am and, after a couple of hours …

Annandale: Discover amazing architecture on a walk in Annandale Sydney | Travel with Joanne

The inner west Sydney suburb of Annandale is a short bus ride from Central Station. I’ll be looking for heritage buildings on Johnston Street, an …

National Trust

Essential packing list for motorhome hir -tips for making your roadtrip better

The essential packing list for campervan hire<p>(Updated July 2018)<p>This <b>essential packing list for campervan hire</b> contains the little things that you …

Campervans

Visiting “Made of Honor” Filming Locations in Scotland

Has anyone else ever wanted to visit a location because they saw it in a movie? I’d always wanted to visit Scotland anyway, but the romantic comedy …

7 lesser-known Parisian architectural wonders you can check out for free

There are a ton of things to see in Paris, but many of them involve standing in line for a couple of hours and spending some cash. If you don’t want …

France

Your Paris itinerary: plan your three day trip to Paris

Hi Frugalistas! I hope you are enjoying my Paris itinerary series, whether you are planning a trip to Paris, or just like reading about Paris. …

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

Why I hate resort vacations

Dear Resort Vacations, we need to talk. I’ve loved you since my first stay in Bali in 1989. Mr Frugalfirstclass and I have had many wonderful …

Is the iconic Parisian bistro dying?

In Paris, the bistro bar has become a way of life, but the iconic institution may be in danger of becoming lost to changing dining habits, foreign influences and new technology.<p>It’s lunchtime at a busy neighbourhood bistro in Paris’ 11th arrondissement. A pair of young male servers are gliding …

France

After 118 years, Paris to bid 'au revoir' to its Metro tickets

PARIS (Reuters) - They’ve been in use since 1900, when the Paris Metro opened for business, but soon the city’s familiar rectangular tickets will become a thing of the past, replaced by a fully automated system similar to the one in London.<p>FILE PHOTO: A Metro sign is seen at Reaumur Sebastopol …

This Small City in Southern France Has Roman Ruins to Rival Rome Itself

A new museum brings ancient history to life in one of the continent's best-preserved Roman colonies.<p>The South of France has long been a traveler's …

Best things to see and do in Amsterdam from the museums to top landmarks

If you're after a cultural city break that's also budget-friendly, then Amsterdam should be top of your list!<p>With over 96 theatres, 81 museums and 54 …

Is it worth visiting Giverny in fall?

Hi Frugalistas! For reasons outside my control I often visit Paris in either spring or autumn (fall). It’s precisely for this reason that I had never …

17 Awesome Things to do in Cancun, Mexico

Wondering what to do in Cancun? There’s so much to choose from it may be easier to ask what not to do in Cancun. <b>The abundance of resorts, white-sand</b> …

The Best Things To Do In Parramatta And Western Sydney With Kids

I grew up in Sydney’s South West suburbs, so have spent much of my life in the Parramatta and Western Sydney area. Sydney’s South West and Western …