How To Make A Quick Buck In Bangkok

As a runaway turned budget backpacker, I can't stop looking for ways to save money,… >>

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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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The Runaway Guide To Southeast Asia

The Runaway Guide To Southeast Asia is not a traditional guide. It's a tour! Designed to… >>

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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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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 Backpack Through Brazil

by The Runaway Guide 10 July 2014

Brazil has undergone a lot of changes recently. Being named as a World Cup 2014 and an Olympics 2016 destination has only served to put the country on the map, […]

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 […]

6 Awesome Things To Do In Barcelona

by The Runaway Guide 25 June 2014

Since ancient times, Barcelona has represented the commercial and cultural capitol of the region known as Catalonia. Although Catalonia is technically a part of Spain, the language and culture is […]

Top Sites To Visit In Johannesburg

by The Runaway Guide 20 June 2014

Johannesburg is the financial capital of South Africa; it is a sprawling and bustling city, alive with colour and excitement. Historically, Johannesburg was a mining city with exceptional wealth and […]

Addiction To Freedom

by The Runaway Guide 19 June 2014

Addiction is one of the strongest words in our society today. It represents a taboo, a problem, a behavioural characteristic in a person which must be controlled. We usually associate […]

Bali’s Stunning Sea Temples

by The Runaway Guide 18 June 2014

Perhaps because Bali is known as the “Island of the Gods,” it has also earned the nickname, “Island of a Thousand Temples.” While that number may seem large for such […]

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 […]

Why Every Backpacker Should Consider Travel Insurance

by The Runaway Guide 25 May 2014

The fact is, you never know. You could be hurled out of a Thai Tuk Tuk and break your arm. You could accidently fall into an Indian porter potty and […]

Exploring The Night Life In Rome

by The Runaway Guide 23 May 2014

Rome is a capitol city celebrated for it’s grand history, Roman ruins, corner cafés, art, architecture, cuisine, and multiculturalism. And from the moment you arrive, you can sense the history […]

Above It All: NYC’s Best Rooftop Bars

by The Runaway Guide 23 May 2014

When I visit a new city one of my favourite things to do is make my way to someplace high and try to attain a bird’s eye view of the […]

Exploring the Basque Country by Car

by The Runaway Guide 16 May 2014

Spain’s Basque Country is a beautiful autonomous region nestled on the country’s northern coastline along the Bay of Biscay. Blessed with a unique culture, this Spanish jewel is a haven […]

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 […]

Where To Go & Things To Do In Sichuan, China

by The Runaway Guide 6 May 2014

The province of Sichuan is situated in the west of China’s Southern Central Region. This large province boasts a number of interesting cities for visitors to explore as well as […]