Work Abroad

One of the best ways to travel the world long term is to hop and skip from job to job. For a few ideas to get you started, below you’ll find the best above the table and under the table jobs abroad. Read up, get inspired, hit the road!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Work In Exchange For Passage

Thumbnail image for Work In Exchange For Passage by The Runaway Guide 15 May 2013

With only 600$ to my name, I needed to figure out a way to cross the Darien gap on the cheap or better yet for free. I reviewed all the […]

Business For Backpackers: Drugs, Jewelry, & Fruit

Thumbnail image for Business For Backpackers: Drugs, Jewelry, & Fruit by The Runaway Guide 28 May 2012

One of the greatest things about backpacking around the world is that it grants one perspective. It is this perspective, that only a foreigner can posses, that enables those with […]

Become A Travel Blogger In 9 Steps

Thumbnail image for Become A Travel Blogger In 9 Steps by The Runaway Guide 2 September 2011

Recently, a bunch of people have been asking me, can you actually make money with a travel blog? Most people just can’t believe that it’s possible, or feel that they […]

How To Work On A Luxury Yacht

Thumbnail image for How To Work On A Luxury Yacht by The Runaway Guide 31 July 2011

There are few jobs as ideal for the long-term budget backpacker or runaway than working aboard a private luxury yacht. If you are lucky enough to become a crewmember aboard […]

How To Become A Pirate

Thumbnail image for How To Become A Pirate by The Runaway Guide 7 July 2011

Among the prospective life paths I envisioned as a child, becoming a pirate ranked right up there with Indiana Jones, James Bond, and Batman.  What could be cooler than climbing […]