Runaway Tales

March 29, 2016

Six Years of Runaway Juno: Blogversary!

It’s been six years! That’s right, March 2016 is the month of Runaway Juno’s sixth blogversary. Do you remember what the world was like six years ago? That was when smartphones were starting to become more common. I was using […]
March 23, 2016
When The Universe Says Relax

When the Universe Says “Relax”

What’s your relationship with the Universe? Do you believe that the Universe has its ways to lead you? Are you a believer? Me? It’s complicated. Last Monday wasn’t the easiest day I’ve had. Let’s just say, things didn’t work out […]
March 21, 2016
Late autumn in Seoul

Why You Should Travel Korea with Me

Always wanted to travel to Korea? This is your chance! Surprise! We talked about this for years, but only now have we finally made an itinerary. I’m leading a Korea tour! I discovered my passion for showing the real Korea […]
March 14, 2016

I’m Married and I Travel Solo. And That’s Okay

I’m a solo traveling married woman, why not? The Valentine’s Day of 2016 is the fifth anniversary since I met my special someone. Last March 29th, right after our fourth anniversary, is when we got married. I still can’t believed […]
February 15, 2016

I Wrote a Book! Runaway Juno’s Pursuit of Happiness: The World is Waiting

  After many years of writing, editing, procrastinating, my book is finally published. It’s called, Runaway Juno’s Pursuit of Happiness: The World is Waiting. Catchy, right? To be honest, writing and editing didn’t take long. Mostly, I was hesitant. I […]
January 12, 2016

The New Year’s Resolution Dilemma

What’s your new year’s resolution? Did you set up specific goals such as walk 10,000 steps per day, drink 2 liters of water each day, read at least 3 books per month, or think of a way to develop more […]
December 30, 2015

Best 7 Travel Experiences of 2015

The year 2015 is almost coming to the end. How did this happen? I didn’t believe it when my grandmother said ‘time goes faster when you get older’, but now I understand what she meant. Time flies. Especially this year […]
December 22, 2015

Martinique Is…

Martinique is… Colorful. Historic. Rum. This winter, are you planning a winter getaway to a Caribbean? A short getaway is supposed to be three things: easy travel, cheap, and unique. I present to you, Martinique! With a popular demand and […]
December 1, 2015
Reindeer in Utsjoki

Reindeers Are Better Than People – Life of Sami and Reindeer

Reindeers Are Better Than People. Sven, Don’t You Think That’s True? If you are a fan of Frozen, along with every kid and teenager around the world, you’d remember the adorable reindeer Sven. Sven the reindeer is the best friend […]
November 9, 2015
Conquering Cerro Toco

Conquering Cerro Toco

What it is like to climb 5,604m volcano in the world’s highest and the driest desert? Gale. Endurance. Triumph. That’s how I would describe the climb to Cerro Toco. It was the hardest hike. It made me shiver, scream, cry, […]
November 3, 2015

One Fine Day in Terevaka, The Highest Peak on Easter Island

Hiking to the highest peak on Easter Island Four hundred thousand years ago there were two volcanic islands. Then, there was an eruption. Terevaka came in between the two peaks, Rano Kau and Poike, and filled the blank. That activity […]
October 30, 2015
Rano Kau Hike, Orongo Village, and The Birdman

Rano Kau Hike, Orongo Village, and The Birdman

“Close your eyes and grab my shoulder.” Said David, our guide. But we’re hiking off-road here. “You’re not going to let me fall, are you? The trail is kind of rocky.” I knew he wouldn’t but it was more for […]