A big part of planning a RTW trip is planning to come home. Make sure you have all your ducks in a row and have thought of all the contingencies before you set off on your trip. The following articles will keep you organized and make re-entry much less stressful, and you can also check out the dedicated Coming Home page in the RTW Travel Section.
Returning home after long-term travel can be leave you longing for your days on the road. Before you hit ‘buy’ on another flight, Jo Fitzsimons can help you console yourself with a reminder of the things you won’t miss about travel. Wannabe travelers fear not, there are also tips for handling these downsides while you’re away.
The first time I returned home after a big trip, I spent my first month back in the states weeping, reconsidering my life here and wondering how I fit into this whole job/commute/9-5 thing. Really, I think anyone who has ever taken a break from what we westerners consider 'Real Life' has had a painful reality check when they arrive home.
Everyone talks about the adventure, but what happens after the adventure is over and the unpredictable turns into routine? How do you keep the feeling of travel alive through work, stress, and schedules? Discover 6 ways to keep the feeling of travel going, even when your budget leaves you stuck at home.