travel guide

Bridge Approach, London

bridge approach street

Sometimes travel doesn’t need to be far-flung or exotic. Often the most interesting discoveries are a few steps away from our front door or workplace. Our writer Claudia takes a look at one of her favourite streets in London: Bridge Approach. When you think of a street, you think of a pavement and a road. […]

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Jersey: the perfect Autumn getaway


Are you itching to have one last weekend away before winter really kicks in? Big city breaks are fantastic, but there is a little haven closer to home and only a 50-minute flight from London. The Channel Islands are just 14 miles off France and are often forgotten when you are scrolling through the usual […]

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A sparkling short break: Champagne region

Champagne region short break

Does anything sound more glamorous than popping across the channel for a long weekend in Champagne? Fortunately, it’s not only super glam-sounding, it’s also easy to organise and perfect for a short break. With the summer bank holiday coming up, indulge in a bit of bubbly in the beautiful region of Champagne. We headed across […]

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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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Munich, Bavaria: Ford Edge Drive

Ford Edge Titanium test drive

So you’re probably thinking, what does a girl who drives a banged-up car know about cars? Well not a lot, but that won’t stop me giving my opinion. So when Ford asked Average Janes to join them in Munich to try the brand new Ford Edge, how could I say no? Off-roading, mountains, Munich rush-hour […]

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A short break in Galway


When many of us think of going on a short break in Ireland, the first destination that will come to mind is of course the bustling city of Dublin. But if you fancy a more relaxing holiday in, arguably, the most Irish of Ireland’s cities, Galway is your answer. Take a look at our guide to the […]

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Wild Inspiration Boxes


Do you sit at your desk daydreaming about your next adventure? If yes, we think you will love the first adventure-based subscription service, Wild Inspiration Boxes, which launched last month. The idea is to combine traditional postal delivery with an exclusive online portal for members, bringing together an experience that will inspire people to head back […]

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Iceland: Land of Ice and Fire


If you’re planning a holiday during the winter, your first thought might be a beach in Thailand or Skiing in the Alps; but what about the beautiful island of Iceland? It may not be your first thought for a holiday getaway, but Iceland has so much to offer that makes it the perfect winter holiday […]

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