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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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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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Boyds Grill & Wine Bar, London

Boyds Grill & Wine bar - interior chandeliers

Yesterday, we popped along to the launch of Boyds Grill & Wine Bar, a stunning bar and restaurant just off Trafalgar Square in London. Splendour and sparkle abound in this gorgeous setting – from the glittering chandeliers, to the delicious NYE Timber sparkling wine. Boyds Grill & Wine Bar is aiming to provide contemporary dining in a […]

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Wroclaw: Venice of the North


It’s easy to see why the Polish city of Wrocław (pronounced vrots-wahf) was named the 2016 European Capital of Culture. Everything about it is charming; from the magnificent market square, to its bustling cafes and bars, to the lamplighter on Cathedral Island who works 365 days a year. For those of you who have been to Kraków, think […]

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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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Christmas Markets Abroad


With the festive season in full-swing, it’s Christmas market galore! In our seasonal activities post, we recommended a few Christmas Markets in the UK, but for those of you lucky Janes heading abroad, we’ve got you covered too. From sampling Czech delicacies in Prague to hitting up Berlin’s rooftop festive paradise, take a look at […]

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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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10 tips on packing light for a hen-do abroad


We’ve all been there – the last minute flurry as you scrabble to squish closed your carry-on suitcase, deciding whether you really need five pairs of shoes for a three-day trip (answer: if it’s a hen do then clearly, yes). With added fees from airlines, the hassle of security checks and the nightmare-inducing thought of […]

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The Isle of Skye: Scottish treasure

Think you have to go abroad to visit somewhere a bit different? Think again. The Isle of Skye is a Scottish treasure not to be missed. If you’ve seen the recent film adaptation of Macbeth, starring our favourite German slash Irish actor, Michael Fassbender, you’ll have seen how stunning the Isle of Skye is. Here’s […]

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Tapas and Tipple: Madrid short break

Madrid is a bustling city with plenty of places to party as well as relax and soak up some culture. It gets pretty toasty in summer so you’re best to visit in autumn or spring when it’s a bit cooler. Flights are pretty cheap and only a few hours away from the UK. There are […]

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