Archive | February, 2011

Common problems of a seasoned traveller

They say that to every seasoned traveller, a trip home is a like a holiday. Where most people would go abroad for two weeks, lie on the beach, go shopping, or enjoy other typical holiday type activities, when we go home we use that opportunity to veg on the couch for 2 weeks! Although I […]

Carnevale di Venezia (Venice Carnival)

Today’s post was written by Miss Moci If you are planning to travel to Italy soon, I highly recommend you take the opportunity to experience Carnival in Venice. The best way to experience the Carnevale di Venezia is to book a Venice apartment, and experience the Carnival in it’s entirety. At the end of February […]

First Impressions of Brussels

Like most cities I visit these days, one visit does not nearly seem enough to see all there is to see in Brussels. However, during the short week stay I had in Brussels, these are the things which stood out to me most: Cosy Pubs and Belgian Beer Brussels surprised with the amount of cool, […]

Beating the track in the Algarve, Portugal

Today’s post was written by Kirk Shackleton. So, what do we know about the Algarve?  It is a sun-drenched region that coats Portugal’s southern coast, blessed with naked, cobalt skies, worshipped by holidaymakers for its incredible undulating, verdant golf courses, pulsating nightlife, exquisite cuisine and, of course, its crust of golden beaches that look out […]

Photo of the Week – Brandenburg Gate

Has the internet changed the world?

Like many people recently, I have been watching the current events that have been taking place across the Middle East and North Africa with both interest and concern. Having just completed a jaunt around parts of Eastern Europe recently, and learning a little bit about it’s history, there seems to be so many parallels between […]

The Travel Blogging Update – 6

With RunawayJane.com now over 12 months old, I thought it would be a good time to update you all on what’s been going on with the site lately, tell you about some cool new developments that are on the horizon, and let you know about all my recent travels! Earning a living from travel blogging […]

Primavera Sound Festival 2011, Barcelona

Today’s post was written by Miss Moci. Barcelona is known as the cosmopolitan hub of Spain. Many of the most important museums and galleries of the country and even Europe are located here. Barcelona attracts artists from all disciplines, musicians and art lovers from all over the world. The offer of events in art and […]

Mosters of the deep: Diving with sharks in Cape Town, South Africa

Today’s post was written by Jack Jones. Jack is a freelance travel writer who has travelled extensively throughout Australia, Asia and Europe. Two days ago I presumed monsters were about as real as Father Christmas, or the bogey man, or the Easter Bunny. Turns out I was wrong. Scientists know about them – they’ve even […]

First Impressions of Berlin

Berlin was somewhere I had been hearing about a lot for the last year or so. Everybody I met who had been there said it was this cool, underground place, and although not previously on my itinerary for this particular trip, after much deliberation I decided to make a trip to the city and see […]