What To Do If The Airline Loses Your Bag

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A Guide To Street Performing & Making Money On The Road

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Travel Insurance: Everything You Need To Know

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How To Live In Sweden For Cheap

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What To Do If The Airline Loses Your Bag

Thumbnail image for What To Do If The Airline Loses Your Bag by The Runaway Guide 12 August 2014

Me: But it’s been 5 days already! Your website says that now Norwegian Air will take over the search. Norwegian Air Rep: Please contact World Tracer at Stockholm Arlanda Airport […]

A Guide To Street Performing & Making Money On The Road

Thumbnail image for A Guide To Street Performing & Making Money On The Road by The Runaway Guide 3 August 2014

I raise the Harmonica to my lips. My palms are so sweaty the harp nearly slides out. My eyes survey the potential audience, a few old ladies meandering by and […]

Get 25$ Credit On Airbnb & Stay For Free

Thumbnail image for Get 25$ Credit On Airbnb & Stay For Free by The Runaway Guide 2 August 2014

So here’s the deal. Airbnb is trying to promote it’s self by offering 25$ credit towards your first stay anywhere in the world. Not only do you get 25$ but […]

Runaway Rendezvous With Morgan: An English Teacher In Korea

Thumbnail image for Runaway Rendezvous With Morgan: An English Teacher In Korea by The Runaway Guide 30 July 2014

On this edition of Runaway Rendezvous, I got the chance to speak with Morgan of Denver, Colorado. Like most 22 year olds fresh out of college, she’s got an enslaving […]

Top 6 European Cities For Cheap Living & Good Times

Thumbnail image for Top 6 European Cities For Cheap Living & Good Times by The Runaway Guide 29 July 2014

Europe’s not easy for budget backpackers. In 2014, 6 of the top 10 most expensive cities in the world went to European cities. These include Oslo, London, Geneva, Paris and […]

The Best Waffle In Sweden & How To Make Your Own

Thumbnail image for The Best Waffle In Sweden & How To Make Your Own by The Runaway Guide 27 July 2014

It’s so symmetrical, so golden, and so perfectly complimented by cloud berries and homemade vanilla ice cream that I can’t help but stare in admiration, gratitude and lust. I hover closer, still […]

How To Teach English Abroad

Thumbnail image for How To Teach English Abroad by The Runaway Guide 23 July 2014

You’re stuck, in need of change, and looking for any way out. You don’t want to go back to school or put in another monotonous year at work. You want […]

Flying On The New 787 Dreamliner

Thumbnail image for Flying On The New 787 Dreamliner by The Runaway Guide 18 July 2014

There’s nothing quite like that moment. The engines are howling, the wheels are about to pop, and everyones heads are bobbling around like fourth graders dying for a pee. It seems […]

You Know You’re In Sweden When…

Thumbnail image for You Know You’re In Sweden When… by The Runaway Guide 12 July 2014

After spending any amount of time in Sweden, you realize that all the stereotypes you ever heard are true. It’s a country full of ridiculously beautiful blondes, masterfully made moose […]

Where To Stay & Things To Do In Catania, Sicily

Thumbnail image for Where To Stay & Things To Do In Catania, Sicily by The Runaway Guide 11 July 2014

I know, I know, Catania sounds like some fictional town in “Game Of Thrones,” but it’s actually a real place! While it’s not as mystical as it sounds, there’s definitely something […]

If A Few Hundred Die On The Boats Then So Be It

Thumbnail image for If A Few Hundred Die On The Boats Then So Be It by The Runaway Guide 11 July 2014

Every year for more than 50 years, thousands of young African men and women leave their homes. They trek across desserts and seas, and subject themselves to the cruelty of […]

How To Live In Sweden For Cheap

Thumbnail image for How To Live In Sweden For Cheap by The Runaway Guide 26 June 2014

At 8 pm the sun shines powerfully about 30 degrees above the horizon. It’s warm glow caresses your skin and you can’t believe it’s still so strong. At 9 pm horizontal rays engulf dense […]

Runaway Rendezvous With Madson A Brazilian Tour Guide

Thumbnail image for Runaway Rendezvous With Madson A Brazilian Tour Guide by The Runaway Guide 12 June 2014

Although traveling with Champion from Sicily to Sweden was stressful to say the least, it was probably one of the most gratifying and exciting adventures I’ve ever had. What truly made […]

Operation African Asylum: Meeting Survivors (Part 3)

Thumbnail image for Operation African Asylum: Meeting Survivors (Part 3) by The Runaway Guide 3 June 2014

We had heard that the Italians were rescuing boats when they got close enough. They pick up people in their navy ships and bring them to Sicily. I hope they find us soon. I […]

Operation African Asylum: The Backstory (Part 1)

Thumbnail image for Operation African Asylum: The Backstory (Part 1) by The Runaway Guide 3 June 2014

February 7th 2014 Skype Session (Guatemala – Sudan) Champion: I decided to go to Libya and then to Italiya. Hope we will meet in Norway. Leif: I’m coming with you […]

Operation African Asylum: The Search (Part 2)

Thumbnail image for Operation African Asylum: The Search (Part 2) by The Runaway Guide 3 June 2014

Just hours before I departed from JFK, I was put in contact with a a documentary film maker named Filippo. He and his wife had just completed the first portion of […]

A Relaxing Retreat In The Sicilian Countryside (26$/night!)

Thumbnail image for A Relaxing Retreat In The Sicilian Countryside (26$/night!) by The Runaway Guide 11 May 2014

The last time I was in Italy, my bag was ransacked on a train while I went to the bathroom, I got scammed into a fake iPad by a Houdini, and […]

Travel Insurance: Everything You Need To Know

Thumbnail image for Travel Insurance: Everything You Need To Know by The Runaway Guide 1 May 2014

Since I am immortal or at least think I am, the thought of buying travel insurance pre-departure hardly ever crosses my mind. And I would much rather invest in a […]

Travel Advice From 101 World Travel Experts

Thumbnail image for Travel Advice From 101 World Travel Experts by The Runaway Guide 16 April 2014

Travel could potentially threaten your physical well being or even lead to your demise. You might die in any number of horrific ways on your travels. You could come down […]

Ultimate Guide To Studying Abroad In Japan

Thumbnail image for Ultimate Guide To Studying Abroad In Japan by The Runaway Guide 26 March 2014

The princess is ready to depart, the country peasants are buzzing with excitement, and I am all too conscious of the sweat streaming down my face. But it just can’t […]