Archive | June, 2012

Photo of the Week – Santa Justa Elevator, Lisbon

Win a £250 voucher for a London 5 Star Hotel

Please note: This competition is now closed, and the winner has been contacted. Are you travelling to London anytime in the next 6 months? You can win a £250 voucher to be used in any 5 star Grange Hotel in London, in a competition brought to you by Grange Hotels central london hotels and Green […]

Top 5 Places To Learn Spanish In Spain

Learning Spanish, or any other language for that matter, is always best done in a country that speaks the language fluently. If you’re immersed by people who only speak Spanish then you’ll find you pick it up a LOT faster than you would back home, even if you find you’re not someone with a natural ear […]

5 Ways To Escape The London Olympics For FREE…

As much as an event like the Olympics is sure to bring many good things to London this year, I know I can speak for a lot of people in the UK when I say we’re already a bit fed up of the coverage. I do like to watch the Olympics every 4 years when […]

How I Beat My Fear Of Flying (ish)

Those of you who’ve been following this blog for a while will know that I used to travel solely by land and sea. I was a travel blogger afraid of flying! Well actually, I’m still a travel blogger afraid of flying… but I’ve managed to get over it enough to start flying regularly after 3 […]

First Impressions of Cork, Ireland

If I needed a reality check after 2 months of sunshine weather in Italy, Morocco, and Spain, I was given it when I touched down into Cork Airport with the rain splashing in my face! It felt a bit like a premature ‘welcome home’ from Scotland! Ah well… at least the Irish are good people! A Social City […]

Does Euro 2012 make you want to go to Poland & Ukraine?

Right now Poland and Ukraine are currently hosting the UEFA Euro 2012 Championships. As someone who’s job revolves around travel and trying to help and inspire people to travel to new and exciting places for them, events such as Euro 2012 are always encouraging to see. That and football (soccer) is my favourite sport. If only […]

Runaway Jane’s Round Up – June 6th

There’s been a lot going on in my world of late, and also a lot of new content and articles I’d like to share with you, all of which I hope you will find some use in. These little update style posts that I do every now and again usually prove quite popular with you, […]

First Impressions of Frankfurt, Germany

I’ve been to a lot of destinations now in Germany, but Frankfurt for some reason was not somewhere that I’d gotten round to seeing yet. That is until I spent a few days there recently before hopping on a flight to Marrakech. Frankfurt is no Berlin, but it actually gets a bad rap I think […]

Photo of the Week – View from Essaouira Hostel