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The Most Stupid Things I’ve Done While Travelling

Those of you who know me well will know that I have done many-a-stupid-thing in my life so far. In fact, I’m lucky if I can go a whole day without doing something completely ridiculous! Being a hapless idiot is just one of my personality traits unfortunately, but on the positive side it does lead to […]

3 Crazy Stories From My Travels…

For some reason crazy stuff just happens on the road – or it certainly does to me anyway! I think possibly the combination of my own stupidity and the fact I live in my own little lah-dee-dah world half of the time probably doesn’t help. The benefit of all this though is that I have quite […]

Should Women Travel Solo?

As someone who’s been travelling solo since I was 17, you could probably guess what side of the field I’m on in this argument. Women can travel solo, women do travel solo, and it is just as safe as any other form of travel. After reading this ridiculous scare mongering article today I just felt […]

News and Recent Announcements!

It’s that time of year again where lots has been happening in my life in regards to ‘Runaway Jane’ that I thought you may be interested to hear… HostelBookers Award Nomination I’ve been nominated today for the most entertaining use of film in the HostelBookers Travel Blogger Awards 2012. Vlogging is definitely becoming my favourite […]

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, […]

Are you programmed NOT to travel?

When I was little it seemed that the sky was the limit for what you wanted to be when you grew up. Children have an unlimited imagination when they are young. I remember being asked that question aged 3 or 4 about what I wanted to be when I grew up… I gave 3 answers. First I […]

Where everybody knows your name…

For those of you who have travelled or travel long term, you’ll know what I’m talking about when I say it’s nice sometimes to just be somewhere with people who know you. I don’t mean someone you met last night at a backpacker bar, I mean people who really know you – good friends or family. […]

The Travel Blogging Update 9

I haven’t done one of these update posts since September 2011, so I thought it would be a nice time to update you guys on everything that’s been going on recently in the world of Runaway Jane. Recent Travels, Press Trips, and Future Ventures Last year was a big year for me where travel was concerned. […]

Top 15 Festivals Around The World

Looking for trip ideas? How about scheduling your travels around these festivals? Festival In The Desert – Essakane – Mali You’ve just missed it this year (2012) if you didn’t go, but the Festival in the Desert is probably one of the most unique festivals to add to your calendar for next year. It will […]

Announcing The Edinburgh Travel Tweet Up!

One thing I love about being a blogger is that I get to meet up with other travel bloggers and industry professionals regularly from all around the world. Networking is such a key element of building a successful business and career, but aside from that it’s just always a pleasure to meet other like minded people […]