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.

 
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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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.
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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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Top 10 Reasons to Take a Career Break… and Travel
Top 10 Reasons to Take a Career Break… and Travel If you are sitting in your cubicle daydreaming about escaping and traveling the world, then read these 10 reasons why you should put down your briefcase and pick up a backpack.
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Six Risks to Take That Will Improve Your Travels (And Your Life)
Six Risks to Take That Will Improve Your Travels (And Your Life) RTW travel is the best time to reinvent yourself and become more adventurous. These six great risks made Emily Sussell's long-term travel the time of her life.
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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.
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A New Year’s Resolution: Get Over Your Irrational Fears
A New Year’s Resolution: Get Over Your Irrational Fears Jenn Sutherland-Miller discusses the fears that hold us back, and how to overcome those that we allow to become irrational and paralyze us. Yes, there are things to be afraid of, but it's important to keep those things in perspective, and there are ways to overcome those fears.
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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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