5 Ways Travelers Can Make Money Online

From Korea to Guatemala I saw them. They always looked so clever clicking away on their… >>

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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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Charged By A Herd Of Wild Elephants In Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka

They’ve almost completely surrounded us now. There are four behind us, five to the left… >>

Charged By A Herd Of Wild Elephants In Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka Charged By A Herd Of Wild Elephants In Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka

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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Charged By A Herd Of Wild Elephants In Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka

Thumbnail image for Charged By A Herd Of Wild Elephants In Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka by The Runaway Guide 15 November 2014

They’ve almost completely surrounded us now. There are four behind us, five to the left and one 12 foot tall mammoth to the right. Foot by foot they converge on our jeep. […]

Kamakura Chaos With My New Friend D

Thumbnail image for Kamakura Chaos With My New Friend D by The Runaway Guide 12 November 2014

It was overcast, I hadn’t heard back from my friend and I didn’t know where I was going to stay. I was starting to lose morale and beginning to regret […]

Leif & Tsuyoshi Go To Kyoto: Shrines, Temples, Diarrhea & Ramen

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November 4th, 2014. I’m not quite sure where I am anymore. Across the street a lady in a kimono bows low to a departing customer. Behind me there’s a McDonalds where a girl […]

Get 35$ Towards Top Hotels On Travel Pony

Thumbnail image for Get 35$ Towards Top Hotels On Travel Pony by The Runaway Guide 1 November 2014

Sometimes I love sleeping rough with a ceiling of stars and walls of freedom. But to be honest, I love staying at high end hotels even more. There’s nothing better than escaping to a cozy room with […]

5 Ways Travelers Can Make Money Online

Thumbnail image for 5 Ways Travelers Can Make Money Online by The Runaway Guide 31 October 2014

From Korea to Guatemala I saw them. They always looked so clever clicking away on their laptops. “So you actually make enough money online to travel?” I would ask, my […]

Awaking At Little Eden On Don Det Island, Laos

Thumbnail image for Awaking At Little Eden On Don Det Island, Laos by The Runaway Guide 13 October 2014

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 […]