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Scotland: High Spirits in the Highlands

  #The following is a guest post.   The Scottish Highlands are a popular tourist destination for a number of reasons. The area is stunningly beautiful, with a rich history that visitors love to explore. If you’re backpacking through the […]

The First Impressions of Scotland

Food, whisky, and landscape… Scotland is full of surprises.   First Impressions of Scotland Scotland, a small country that is part of the United Kingdom, was the first travel destination of the New Year. I visited Scotland during the Hogmanay […]

Runaway Subscription Saturday : 5th Apr. 2011

  The Runaway Subscription Saturday has come! The RSS of my own, proudly presents by Runaway Juno.   This week has been great. Personally I had a lot of thinking to do, not like I deliberately did it – it […]

Celebrating New Years with Edinburgh’s Hogmanay – #Blogmanay

I’m going to Scotland! This New Year’s Eve, I’ll be welcoming 2014 in a country I’ve never been: Scotland. The biggest midnight moment on the planet, as they say, will be happening at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay with 80,000 people and fireworks. […]

Runaway Photo: Torchlight Procession of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2013/14

Illuminating Edinburgh for the New Year Happy New Year! What did you do for New Year’s Eve? Hope you had a fun time welcoming the new year! As you know, I spent my last day of 2013 at Scotland’s Hogmanay […]

Runaway Photo: My Scottish Highlands Experience

My Scottish Highlands Experience What do you imagine when you think of the Scottish Highlands? Hurry coo (hairy cow)? Green landscape? Yes, and yes. Visiting the Scottish Highlands has been on my list for a while now, and it finally […]

Executing the New Year’s resolution, on New Year’s day – Snowboarding in Cairngorm Mountain

Why I Went Snowboarding in Cairngorm Mountain When the Wind was Blowing 45mph    So here’s the story. Invershnecky was dreich.  It was blowing a gale but the mountain was surely bonnie. Because of the weather it wasn’t awfully hoachin. We […]

Runaway Photo: 50 Shades of Green

Scotland’s 50 Shades of Green As I’ve always imagined, Scotland is covered in green. It didn’t disappoint me. Different from Bhutan’s fresh and sunny green, Scotland’s was more complex and wet. Scotland has officially registered 977 kinds of mosses and […]

Runaway Juno is Heading to Queensland!

This is Queensland! The year 2014 is full of adventure so far. I kicked off the year with Hogmanay in Scotland, traveled to Alaska in winter, photographed around Oman, and hung out with frogs and squids in Malaysia. Now I’m […]

Scottish Highlands Road Trip Planning

Rugged terrain with thick green moss-covered rolling hills always attracted me. Iceland and New Zealand were the very definition of the mystical scenery I imagined. I loved how their landscapes showed the age of the Earth. But they weren’t the […]

Runaway Juno Media is off to #2014ATWS Ireland!

The New Adventure! After visiting Mexico for two weeks, Korea for two and a half week, and Hong Kong for five days, I’m finally back in Kota Kinabalu, my adopted home. I have to admit, I was so happy traveling […]

Following Finn McCool’s Footstep — The Giant’s Causeway

The legend goes… Irish giant Fionn mac Cumhaill (Finn McCool) built a causeway over the North Channel to meet and fight Scottish giant Benandonner. They’ve been rivals for some time. Finn was often taunted by Benandonner from afar. Finn finally […]