Round the World Wednesday Travel Articles


Every week, on “Round the World Wednesday” we share tips for planning, budgeting and selecting a route, plus advice on where to go and what to see and do all around the world.

 


Overplanning vs. Spontaneity
Overplanning vs. Spontaneity How much should I plan? How much should I leave open? Planning a long term, RTW trip can cause headaches for first-timers. Luckily Adam Seper is here to help you ask yourself the right questions to make planning that first RTW trip much easier.
Dreams Deferred
Dreams Deferred Life is tough sometimes, isn’t it? It’s not as simple as a rah-rah session of, “Anyone can live their dreams, go, go, go!” Sometimes, there are real reasons that a dream gets deferred. Good reasons. Then what?
Swapping Your iPhone For a Backpack
Swapping Your iPhone For a Backpack Taking a career-gap for long-term travel can involve more lifestyle adjustment than you might think. Jo Fitzsimons shares her tips on how best to adapt in the early weeks.
Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches
Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches The things we learn about who we are, who we were, who we are becoming, and how that fits with who we thought we were when we started our journey are some of the most profound realizations a traveler comes to on the road. The difficult part, of course, is what happens when we come home
Solo Travel for Non-Solo Travelers
Solo Travel for Non-Solo Travelers Are you married? In a relationship? A family man or woman? Are you a 100% non-solo traveler? Jenn Miller shares why solo travel is still important even when you're not a solo traveler.
5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip
5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip Are you planning your first big trip? Jenn Miller shares five questions to ask yourself before you dive in.
The Role of Pain in Travel
The Role of Pain in Travel Travel often has an element of suffering intrinsic to the process, but what about pain as a catalyst for travel? What about the value of suffering physically for the greater journey, both internally and externally? Should we, as indie travelers, be seeking to make the journey more comfortable, or intentionally making it more difficult? How much notice should we take of the pain and discomfort of a journey? What is its proper place, mentally and physically, in an adventure?
First Hand Experiences
First Hand Experiences Indie travel is all about having first hand experiences... so what happens when a seasoned traveler decides there's one she doesn't want to have?
10 Round the World Travel Myths Debunked
10 Round the World Travel Myths Debunked Excuses, excuses, excuses. When it comes to travel, particularly long term travel, everyone has an excuse for why they can't do it. And many of these excuses are based on myths and faulty information. Adam Seper debunks these myths and gives you the real scoop on round the world travel.
9 Famous Adventurers to Inspire Your Travels
9 Famous Adventurers to Inspire Your Travels Adam Seper profiles famous adventurers who explored the world before Twitter, Facebook, Google and other modern technology made it as easy as it is today.