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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Box of Grey: pure pleasure

When we heard that pleasure seekers Box of Grey were offering a chance to browse their mischievous, luxurious BXG hotel suite at Sanctum Soho, we couldn’t wait to pop down for a bit of sexy voyeurism. We weren’t disappointed! The suite was a treasure trove of sensual delights – packed with naughty-but-nice goodies and sex toys for […]

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Gansevoort Playa Imbert Dominican Republic


Fancy your own piece of personal paradise? Then have a look at the Gansevoort Playa Imbert on the North coast of the Dominican Republic. Get captivated by its lush tropical landscape, crystal clear water decorated by deep-sea coral, and our coveted private beach lined with soft golden sand. The property was previously The Ocean Club […]

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A short break in Budapest


Are you looking to go for a short break to a European city? Janes say Budapest is your answer! HOW TO GET THERE Book flights to Budapest from as little as £88 return (based on a long weekend in March) on Skyscanner. The cheapest option is to head from London Stansted with Ryanair. WHERE TO […]

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The Manta Resort Zanzibar


Crazy hotel concepts seem to have become a bit of trend in recent years, from treehouse hotels to glass igloos and underwater restaurants. We love a bit adventure at Average Janes so when we came across the idyllic floating, underwater room at the Manta Resort Zanzibar we had to share it with you. Located on […]

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Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club


Ah, escaping to the countryside for a mini-break, it’s all very Bridget Jones isn’t it? Our Writer Stacey Wright heads to Stratford-upon-Avon to review the stunning Menzies Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club – and it didn’t disappoint. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, the Menzies Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club is positioned […]

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Most Amazing Treehouse Hotels


Treehouses. Once thought of as the sole domain for Goonies and Ewoks, the magical place that is the treehouse holds fond childhood memories for the majority us. Well now, for the big kid adventurers looking for a unique travel experience, you can live the magic all over again. And better yet, the grown up treehouse […]

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The Rubens at the Palace London


Envisage the scene from Titanic in which the camera glides through the doors of the first class lounge, inviting you in to a world of elaborate fabrics and mirrored walls and and expensive china. And you’re in The Rubens at the Palace. The hotel is underpinned by this particular Titanic grandure throughout, magnificence and splendour […]

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Nun Hotel and Spa Review


Situated in the beautiful region of Perviance, Italy, the Nun Hotel and Spa is a modern wonder in ancient surroundings. The 5 star boutique hotel has just 18 rooms and nestles in the heart of Assisi and its famous hill. Exposed rock and flint flows throughout the hotel as traditional features, and although you get […]

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The Market Hotel, Barcelona


We love Barcelona, in fact one day we would like to spend a lot more time there, but for this trip, four days would have to do, and we chose to stay in a lovely little hotel. See our review of The Market Hotel in Barcelona. Named after Saint Antoni Market; the first market built […]

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Top 5: Amazing Boutique Hotels

From over water bungalows to infinity pools, whilst sipping cocktails as the sun goes down, we have hand picked five of the most awe-inspiring boutique hotels from Cornwall to the Indian Ocean. Vahine island – Tahaa, French Polynesia Vahine Island is truly intimate private-isle hotel set on the paradise that is the 23 acre private […]

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