Runaway Europe

December 12, 2012
Train travel in Europe

Train Trip is about Journey – Eurail Adventure to Prague

    The longest way to Prague   We were just a few hours away from Prague, the city I was longing to visit for so many years. The logical move would be just hop in the train and make […]
September 28, 2012

Olomouc Astronomical Clock – Czech Republic

    Astronomical Clock of Olomouc, Czech Republic   Astronomical clock in Olomouc, Czech Republic is the most popular attraction in Olomouc, Czech Republic. It is located on the west side of the main square, outside of the town hall […]
September 17, 2012

Typical Saturday Night in Poland – Vodka, Vodka, Vodka

“Na zdrowie.”   We cheer and empty the shot glass. Rich honey flavour is filled in my mouth. Slowly, I can feel the alcohol traveling down to my throat, and to stomach eventually.   “That was for the first leg. […]
September 12, 2012

The Symbolism of Riga, Latvia – ‘Milda’ and the Freedom Monument

Three stars and the baby at the freedom monument   The Freedom Monument has been through tough times in Latvia and still standing tall. It is a memorial that honours soldiers who were killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920). It’s […]
August 31, 2012

Best of Finland – Tampere, Turku and Helsinki in Photos

    The Best of Finland   It’s been three weeks since I landed on Europe for Runaway Europe project. The destination #2 was Finland and I fell in love with the country. It was a brief itinerary for five […]
August 20, 2012

Mustamakkara: The Black Sausage Controversy

Mustamakkara, the black sausage. Would you eat it? Mustamakkara, the black sausage, is an authentic Finnish cuisine that originated in Tampere region. You can get it in other places in Finland, but not as authentic as Tampere’s. It’s the best […]
August 19, 2012

Hostel Hopping: Dream Hostel in Tampere, Finland

  Accommodation Dream Hostel   Location Near Tampere train station and city centre   Internet Access Wi-Fi is accessible both in the room and the lobby   Room Dorm-room is well equipped and clean.White bed, white sheet and white wall: […]
August 2, 2012

Runaway Juno is Hopping over to Europe!

    Runaway Juno is hopping over to Europe!   For the first time in my travel life, I’m heading to Europe.   Europe, wow. That sounds strange. I’ve been to New Zealand and America, the two most faraway from […]