Category : Travel Tips

Have you ever had something crazy happen abroad?

For some reason crazy stuff just happens to me on the road all the time. At first I thought it was me. Do I attract this madness? The reality is I probably do a bit. I live in such a daydream that I wander into crazy situations quite a lot (mostly because of my own stupidity […]

(The truth about) how to earn a full-time income from travel blogging

Forming a career in travel blogging is hard. Earning enough money from travel blogging to actually pay your bills is even harder. People will doubt you both at the beginning of your career and throughout its entirety. Even when you’re earning a living from it and getting free trips around the world, you’ll find there are still some people […]

8 Easy ways to save money as you travel (in Europe!)

(Photo Credit; Images_of_Money via Flikr) One of the biggest surprises with people I talk to at home is they still can’t get their head around how I can afford to travel the world on an incredibly low amount of money (in relative terms). In a year of travel around Europe – which is one of the […]

The Budget Travel Trends of 2012 – 2013

HostelBookers recently used their internal data to create the info graphic above which shows the most popular destinations of 2012 according to how many hostel bookings each received via their website. It also shows which cities received the largest increase and decrease in bookings in 2012 compared to what they received in 2011. Essentially what the […]

How to talk dirty in Scottish…

If you’re coming to Scotland and would like to get to grips with the local lingo, then check out this tongue in cheek video I made for you on how to talk dirty in Scottish haha…  

Hostel World VS Hostel Bookers – Part 2

I wrote an article many moons ago on my LivinginaHostel.com site comparing the two top dogs when it comes to hostel booking websites – HostelWorld.com and HostelBookers.com. The online world moves at a super fast pace, and seeing as these are both online brands I think it’s about time I did a 2012 update of that post! […]

Woohoo! I’m PLUS hostels new Resident Blogger #PLUSjane

Today is a really exciting day for me. I’ve just been announced as PLUS hostels ‘Resident Blogger’ over at www.PLUShostels.com/jane! Some of you who may have followed my journey here so far on RunawayJane.com will know that when I started this blog I wanted to do three things share my passion for travel help other people […]

5 Reasons You Should Travel Right Now…

Who wants to be sitting in an office or a classroom all day when they can be travelling the world? If you don’t do it now when will you do it? Soon you’ll have kids, a job, a mortgage, and other things that tie you down to a place. Then you’ll be old and with […]

Insights And Revelations From “Travel Bloggers Unite” (TBU) Umbria #TBUMBR

Today marks the end of the Travel Bloggers Unite conference held in Umbria, Italy. For those of you who are not travel bloggers, or who may not be familiar with TBU.. It is essentially a place where travel bloggers and those working in the travel industry come to meet, network, connect, and work out how they can best work […]

Tips for planning your trip to Cambodia, Angkor Wat, and beyond…

Today’s post was brought to you (and written) by Travel Indochina. Planning your holidays in Cambodia should be a pleasure, not a chore. Researching, reading, trawling review sites or speaking with good tour operators is part of the fun. To make things a little easier we’ve put together a list of must-sees in Cambodia. From […]