Visiting the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

Original statues of the Carytids Visiting the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum frugal first class travel

Hi Frugalistas!  I’ve written a number of posts about my adventures in Athens, but am yet to write about the number one thing on everyone’s Athens wish list:  visiting the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum.  That iconic site that dominates the Athens skyline, and its accompanying museum make a wonderful half day tour.  Even if ancient ruins […]

How You Can Go to Europe for Less

A European vacation is something that many people dream about.  Going to Europe is something that is often out of the budget that someone has to spend.  Learning how to save money and find budget friendly deals is something that can make your dream come true. Saving Money on European Travel Opt for Travel Tours […]

What to eat and drink in Athens

greek yoghurt on a white plate served with honey and walnuts on top

Hi Frugalistas!  This week I’m returning to Athens and looking at what to eat and drink.  Yes, there is souvlaki, yes, there is fetta cheese, baklava and ouzo.  But there’s so much more to Greek food and drink.  So join me on a culinary journey around the restaurants, tavernas and street side stalls of Athens […]

Emirates versus Etihad: which business class is better?

Emirates and Etihad Business Class luggage tags

Hi Frugalistas!  On my trip to Athens last October I was fortunate to fly in two of the world’s most highly regarded Business Classes:  Emirates and Etihad.  Flying Etihad Pearl Business Class from Sydney to Athens, then Emirates Business Class Athens to Sydney gave me the perfect opportunity to compare these two airlines’ business class […]