Archive | October, 2012

First Impressions Of Paros Island

Out of the 4 main islands I visited on my recent trip to the Greek Islands, Paros was definitely my favourite! Here’s why… A place to relax Paros is overall a very chilled out island. It’s not got the party reputation of Ios or Mykonos, and it’s not got as many tourist sites or activites […]

How to piss off a Scottish person!

(Disclaimer: This video is for comical purposes only!) If you’re coming to Scotland then use this video as a guide to avoiding a social fauxpa! 🙂

12 Free (or Nearly Free) Things to Do in Lviv, Ukraine

This summer I asked you whether EURO 2012 made you want to go to Poland and Ukraine.  In reply, here’s a guest post from Tim Louzonis, an American expat in Lviv for the past 4 years, and founder of LvivAlive.com. Why Visit Lviv? Walkable, inexpensive, a university town, off the beaten path, and not so touristy. […]

News and Recent Announcements!

It’s that time of year again where lots has been happening in my life in regards to ‘Runaway Jane’ that I thought you may be interested to hear… HostelBookers Award Nomination I’ve been nominated today for the most entertaining use of film in the HostelBookers Travel Blogger Awards 2012. Vlogging is definitely becoming my favourite […]

How to speak like the locals in Scotland

  One of the things people find hard when coming to Scotland is understanding the local dialect. In this video I teach you some common local words in Scottish that you can use while you are in the country, and also to help you understand a Scot when they speaks Scots to you instead of […]

First Impressions Of Porto

Photo Credit: Zoutedrom (Flikr) I got to visit the city of Porto recently in Northern Portugal whilst attending ‘Travel Bloggers Unite’ conference. I’ve been meaning to visit Porto for a long time now, so it was nice to finally make an excuse to go there! These were my first impressions… Cheap as chips! Portugal in […]