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… >>

How To Eat Tarantulas & Other Bugs In Cambodia How To Eat Tarantulas & Other Bugs In Cambodia

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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How to Plan a Skiing Holiday That Won’t Break the Bank (or your Neck)

by The Runaway Guide 18 August 2014

When you ski, there are some intense feelings you want to experience, such as the wind rushing past your face and through your hair, the crunch of the snow beneath […]

How To Find Cheap Accommodation In London

by The Runaway Guide 13 August 2014

London is like a large drain into which you deliberately throw your savings into. You spill money into the tube, on kebabs and over pints. You toss it into Thames river tours, box offices […]

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 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 […]