Archive | November, 2016

Review: 16-25 Railcard (UK)

Despite the fact that I’m 28, because I’m a full-time student I am still eligible for a young person’s 16-25 Railcard here in the UK (despite the name of the card suggesting otherwise). Yay! However, with the card costing £30, and some restrictions on when you can use it, I thought I’d review it for those other cash-strapped young […]

5 Last-Minute (Budget) Destinations to Travel to this Christmas

I’m about to spend yet another Christmas abroad and it got me thinking that there may still be people thinking about a last-minute trip who can’t decide where to go! For that reason, here are my top last-minute destinations to spend this year’s festive period. Tenerife If you want near-perfect sunshine weather and an easy lie-by-the-beach […]

Photo Essay: Girona (Costa Brava, Spain)

Just before I took my break from travelling, I forgot to tell you that I visited the beautiful town of Girona in the Costa Brava region of Spain. It’s quite simply one of the most beautiful towns I’ve ever visited on my travels architecturally, and here’s why: (Please note: All photos taken with my phone)

Top 8 Places (in the World) to Learn Spanish

Creative Commons Image: Portada Online In past travels I’ve took Spanish lessons in Argentina, Bolivia and Spain. I’ve also travelled extensively around Spain and South America, getting used to the various different accents and forms of Spanish that there are in the world (of which there are many!!) With that in mind I thought I’d list […]

Distance Learning VS Campus-Based Study

Creative Commons Image: Tulane Public Relations Last year I studied through distance learning so I could continue travelling. This year I’ve used the credits I gained through distance learning to transfer direct into 2nd year at an ordinary campus based university. Here are the pros & cons I’ve found from both. If you’re currently weighing up […]

Update: What’s Happening with Runaway Jane

If you were a regular reader of this site wondering what’s been happening with it of late (given that I haven’t really been blogging recently) then here’s what’s happening with both me and my blog! Travel Burnout, Health Issues and University Life After 6 years of full-time travel blogging, I officially had a case of what […]