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.

 


10 Things I’ve Learned From Life And Travel
10 Things I’ve Learned From Life And Travel Travel is an infamous teacher and Life a merciless school mistress. Jennifer MIller shares ten lessons gleaned from a gypsy life and asks, "What's the road teaching you?"
13 Ways to Beat Travel Planning Burnout
13 Ways to Beat Travel Planning Burnout Most people dive in head first when first making that decision to go on a big trip. You will devour guidebooks, travel websites, blogs, books, movies, and television shows, reading and watching everything you can get your hands on. The planning consumes and takes over your life. After a while, you feel confident in how your trip is shaping up, and there really isn't much else to do until those last few frantic weeks of getting everything finalized and taking off. So what do you do in the meantime? What can travelers to do to keep themselves occupied and excited about the trip in those months in between initial excitement and planning and those last couple weeks before departure?
“I’m Taking Off to See the World!” How to Tell Your Parents
“I’m Taking Off to See the World!” How to Tell Your Parents Breaking the news that you’re going traveling can cause a parental freak out of epic proportions. By preparing answers to the most common questions you can downgrade your parents’ concern from panic to everyday worry. Jo Fitzsimons shows you how.
The Realities of a Location Independent Life
The Realities of a Location Independent Life Are you considering making the leap to a Location Independent career? Lusting over those "at the beach with laptop" photos circulating annoyingly on Facebook? Jenn Miller and her husband are well into their sixth year of full time travel, working as they go. She's sharing some of the realities of what it means to work on the road.
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.
8 Iconic Journeys to Inspire Your Travels
8 Iconic Journeys to Inspire Your Travels RTW travel allows for much more time to tackle bigger journeys that just can't be done in a shorter time frame. If you have always been fascinated by routes like the Trans-Siberian Railway, the Pan American highway, or the Silk Road, now is your chance to experience these iconic journeys.
RTW Travel Themes: 9 Epic Quests to Inspire Your Trip
RTW Travel Themes: 9 Epic Quests to Inspire Your Trip One of the first and biggest challenges that long-term trip planners face is trying to decide where to go. From cycling the Pan American highway to visiting all the countries of the former Soviet Union, here are a few ideas to get you started.
The Freedom of Travel vs. The Paralysis of Stuff
The Freedom of Travel vs. The Paralysis of Stuff On the heels of Black Friday, Jenn Miller discusses why she'd rather have options than possessions and questions the sanity of following the American Dream just because that's the way it's always been done. Are you itching for something different? Read on.
Making the Decision to Go – The Hardest Part of Long-Term Travel
Making the Decision to Go – The Hardest Part of Long-Term Travel Too many would-be long-term, round the world travelers and career breakers get bogged down in logistical details before they actually make the decision to go, and it puts them on the sidelines - sometimes for years. Without an emotional connection to the idea this experience and an actual decision, all those details don't really matter.
How to Cope with Spending the Holidays Away From Home
How to Cope with Spending the Holidays Away From Home With the holidays upon us, there are countless travelers on the road who won't be spending Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's Eve with their loved ones back home, and that can be tough, even for the most hard core traveler. Adam Seper is here to help you cope with being away from home during the holiday season.