Island Life & Cockfighting On Don Det, Laos

Yesterday I arrived on Don Det, an island in the middle of the Mekong river in Southern… >>

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How To Run Away In High School

When I was 15 and a Sophomore in high school, I wanted out. I didn't have many friends… >>

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How To Eat Tarantulas & Other Bugs In Cambodia

After bumping around like jumping beans over unpaved roads for the past 4 hours, the… >>

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How To See A Ping Pong Show In Bangkok

Every time I come to Khao San Road in Bangkok I hear them. It’s hard not to. They make… >>

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Awaking At Little Eden On Don Det Island, Laos

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In any other place, awaking to the cries of roosters and motoring boats might induce some irritation. But on this mystical island of Don Det, 1 of 4 Thousand surrounded by […]

Budget Backpacker’s Guide To Siem Reap

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 If you like one dollar Tacos and Margarita’s you’re going to love Siem Reap. I’m not even joking. The city is based around the infamous Pub Street. Here you’ll find […]

Island Life & Cockfighting On Don Det, Laos

Thumbnail image for Island Life & Cockfighting On Don Det, Laos by The Runaway Guide 11 October 2014

Yesterday I arrived on Don Det, an island in the middle of the Mekong river in Southern Laos. As a top spot on the SE Asia “Gringo Trail,” I was […]

Run Away To Cambodia

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Cambodia is one of the best countries for backpackers in Southeast Asia and I highly recommend it to everyone, even first timers. It’s not just insanely cheap, which is awesome, but it’s remarkably […]

How To Eat Tarantulas & Other Bugs In Cambodia

Thumbnail image for How To Eat Tarantulas & Other Bugs In Cambodia by The Runaway Guide 9 October 2014

After bumping around like jumping beans over unpaved roads for the past 4 hours, the bus finally stopped. Starving, I jumped out and walked towards the rest stop food court. As I side […]

Run Away To Thailand

Thumbnail image for Run Away To Thailand by The Runaway Guide 8 October 2014

Thailand is one of the world’s best countries for budget backpackers. Whether you want to become a Buddhist, see a ping-pong show in Bangkok, get a massage, or simply relax in a […]

How To Make A Quick Buck In Bangkok

Thumbnail image for How To Make A Quick Buck In Bangkok by The Runaway Guide 10 September 2014

As a runaway turned budget backpacker, I can’t stop looking for ways to save money, make money, and ultimately travel longer. I always try for discounts because it never hurts to ask. I haggle for […]

The Runaway Guide To Southeast Asia

Thumbnail image for The Runaway Guide To Southeast Asia by The Runaway Guide 31 August 2014

The Runaway Guide To Southeast Asia is not a traditional guide. It’s a tour! Designed to make backpacking Southeast Asia: Stress Free Cheap without compromising comfort indescribably fun Composed of everything you need to […]

How To Explore Bangkok For Free

Thumbnail image for How To Explore Bangkok For Free by The Runaway Guide 30 August 2014

“Hey my friend, where you goAAA?” said the Tuk Tuk driver with a great big smile. The nasally way he stressed the last letters of the sentence tickled my insides and […]

How To Run Away In High School

Thumbnail image for How To Run Away In High School by The Runaway Guide 27 August 2014

When I was 15 and a Sophomore in high school, I wanted out. I didn’t have many friends and I always felt like a goofy outcast. I just couldn’t visualize any […]

A Thai Street Market In Photos

Thumbnail image for A Thai Street Market In Photos by The Runaway Guide 23 August 2014

You could be in the middle of a dense Thai jungle, on a remote beach on Koh Tao, or in a Bangkok ghetto yet somehow there’s always a street stall within 100 […]

How To See A Ping Pong Show In Bangkok

Thumbnail image for How To See A Ping Pong Show In Bangkok by The Runaway Guide 21 August 2014

Every time I come to Khao San Road in Bangkok I hear them. It’s hard not to. They make the noise right into your ear, a cross between a smooch […]

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

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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 […]