Expert travel writer:
Jane started out writing a new Croatia chapter for Fodor’s Eastern & Central Europe. This lead to further guidebook work for Insight, Footprint, DK Eyewitness and Frommer’s.
More recently, she has written articles for the Telegraph, Conde Nast Traveller, House & Garden and Scandinavian Traveler (SAS in-flight magazine).
Regarding travel as a formative experience that should be taken seriously, she has also written about the negative social and environmental impact of over-tourism.
She has a degree in Architecture and speaks Italian, Croatian and Greek (she lived in Athens 2003-2011).
Jane’s love of travel began when she was studying for a degree in architecture and began making pilgrimages to significant buildings across Europe. Realising that travel opens up one’s cultural horizons, she considered writing, but originally intended to specialise in art and architecture criticism.
A chain of fortuitous events, including part-time work for Colors magazine in Italy, saw her end up in Split, Croatia. Falling in love with the region’s sea, mountains, coastal cities and islands, not to mention its complicated history, she decided to settle there.
On the bucket list
To hike the Via Dinarica coastal trail (connecting Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro and Albania), to explore Armenia’s remote mountain monasteries, and to visit the new Munch Museum in Oslo (scheduled to open in autumn 2021).