RTW Travel Travel Articles

BootsnAll has been connecting Independent travelers since 1998, and the RTW (Round the World) trip is the pinnacle of an independent travel experience. Peruse over 60 articles about RTW travel, from inspirational articles meant to give you that extra kick out the door, to articles helping you plan the nuts and bolts of your trip, to a free 30-day planning course that will give you all the tools necessary to plan the king of all indie trips.

 


Slow Down!
Slow Down! With your map unrolled on the dining room table, it's tempting to keep adding dots to your itinerary. After all, you don't want to miss anything! Grab a glass of wine and sit down with Jenn Miller as she explains why they've learned to travel slower, and see the benefits of a less hectic pace for long-term travel.
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Deciding Where to Go
Deciding Where to Go Now that you've made the decision to go on a RTW trip, what's next? The planning seems overwhelming at times, so that's why Adam Seper is here to give you tips on how to choose your destinations and route.
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Round the World Travel Budgets Revealed: The Real Costs of 10 Real Trips
Round the World Travel Budgets Revealed: The Real Costs of 10 Real Trips Instead of just telling you that RTW travel can be for anyone, it's now time to show you. We gathered 11 RTW travelers and asked them the ins and outs of their budget. We have exact numbers for you that show where people went, how they traveled, how long they were gone, and most importantly, how much they spent.
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3 Easy Steps to Saving for Travel
3 Easy Steps to Saving for Travel Reformed spender and travel writer Nikki Vargas from The Pin The Map Project shares her best tips on saving money for long-term travel.
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8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW
8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW When taking any trip - but particularly on a RTW trip - finding ways to cut costs means traveling longer. Adam Seper offers eight ways you can dramatically reduce your expenses while traveling long-term.
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How to Travel the World On Minimum Wage
How to Travel the World On Minimum Wage Everyone has their own tactics for traveling on a tight budget. David Joshua Jennings shares his tips on traveling when you're making minimum wage (or less!).
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Fall in Love With the World
Fall in Love With the World Jenn Miller shares why it's so important to give in to being open and vulnerable on our travels: So we can fall in love with the world, engaging and learning on our travels, as opposed to merely escaping and observing.
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Gap Years for Every Student: How to Make the Most of the Opportunity
Gap Years for Every Student: How to Make the Most of the Opportunity Jenn Miller discusses why students (and their parents) should consider a gap year between high school and college, and not just how to make it happen, but how to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
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Why Do We Have to Go Back?
Why Do We Have to Go Back? The insights and knowledge you got on your trip don't have to disappear when you head home. Jenn Miller explores the concept of "going back" and how to keep the magic you found on the road with you, wherever you end up.
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How to Build a Passion Driven Life
How to Build a Passion Driven Life Tired of living the status quo? Tired of doing the "next thing?" Wish you were living your dreams instead of plodding through your realities? Jenn Miller breaks it down for you and asks a few questions that will help you define your passions and let them fuel your life!
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