The ‘Instagrammability’ holiday factor

How do you typically pick where to go on holiday? Are you looking for the best deal for your money? Somewhere with great weather? A place with few tourists? To be fair, there’s a lot of factors at stake, but it turns out the most important thing millennials consider when choosing a vacation destination is how Instagrammable it […]

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Wish we were here! Winter Escapes

Winter escapes holidays

So work is back underway, we’ve eaten all the leftover holiday cake and chocolate – now is about the time we start daydreaming of the perfect winter escapes. We thought we’d share some of our favourite holiday destinations as we fantasise about being far, far away from our desks and plan ahead for the next […]

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Beating the Post-Holiday Blues

beating the post-holiday blues

Ugh. That first day back at your work desk – pressing the ON button, making a coffee, repeating your 1-2 sentence snap summary of your recent holiday to every colleague that asks “How was it then?” – it’s the worst. Sure, you should be grateful that you have this job as it helps you afford […]

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The Summer Books Hot List

Summer books Average Janes

Summer holidays are coming (finally!) – the perfect excuse to fill your boots (or suitcase…or Kindle…) with a feast of hot summer books to while away lazy hours poolside, on the beach, or lying in your own back garden. We love a good gossip about our latest faves here at Average Janes, so we thought […]

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Return of the Mac: waterproof wonders

Waterproof jacket edit

Summery showers seem to be the order of the day at the moment. So until the sun finally makes an appearance, we’re getting prepared for all weathers. Luckily there’s a whole range of stylish waterproof jacket options out there on the high street – long gone are the days of being zipped into an unflattering mac […]

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6 packing tips for the unorganised traveller

Holiday packing tips

Are you a planner or a panicker when it comes to packing? I’m the former, a list-making, capsule wardrobe, sensible shoe-packing holidaymaker. Whilst it does make me sound awfully boring, it does make holidays much more enjoyable – and I quite like it as a pre-holiday ritual to get me in the holiday spirit! Packing […]

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10 beautiful beaches in Europe


With summer fast approaching, now is the time to start planning your next adventure. If you are a Jane who loves a holiday sunbathing on a beautiful beach without the hefty price tag, Europe will leave you spoilt for choice. We often assume that stunning beaches are found at expensive Caribbean beach resorts or on a desert […]

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Paradise Beach Escapes

Paradise Beach Escapes Average Janes blog

Daydreaming of hot, sandy beaches? Us too! There may be a few months of cold, dark winter still ahead, but in our heads we’re drifting off to warmer climes. Paradise beach escapes where the air whispers of heat, the sea glitters and a Pina Colada is never more than a short walk away! Reality, of course, […]

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Swimwear for your shape


It’s that time again. When the tanned and bouncy come out to play in (what looks to us!) nothing more than a piece of dental floss. Oh the joy. But do not worry all you gorgeous Average Janes out there! No matter what your body woe, we have sifted through the offerings and found the […]

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A Slovenian Summer Holiday


Are you having trouble deciding where to go on holiday this Summer? Janes say head to Lake Bled! Whether you’re looking for a perfect holiday with your boyfriend or a girly getaway with a bunch of friends, Bled has lots on offer. It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in Slovenia, but don’t […]

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A Perfect Summer Dress


As we’re all thinking about our summer holidays or just lazing around in pub gardens with a Pimms in hand, we’re also thinking about which floaty number we’ll look most like Gisele in. So after trying on the array of summer dresses in our wardrobe that, once upon a time, we actually did think we […]

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Kakslauttanen Igloo Village


If your idea of the ultimate holiday is husky sledding, snowmobile safaris, ice fishing and watching the Northern Lights then this is probably the place for you… The Kakslauttanen Igloo Village is situated in 120 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Surrounded by the breath-taking scenery of the finnish Lapland, the resort offers traditional log […]

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