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.

 
Our #1 Tip for RTW Flight Planning
Our #1 Tip for RTW Flight Planning Choosing destinations and a flight path for a long-term trip can be migrane-inducing. We're here to make long-term flight planning easier with our top tip.
196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 13
196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 13 We want 2014 to be the year of the long-term trip. To celebrate this, over the next 14 weeks we're going to post 14 reasons, with pictures, that you should make 2014 the year you finally take that leap of faith and hit the road. Check our reasons #170-#183.
Indie RTW Airfare Engine – One Year Later
Indie RTW Airfare Engine – One Year Later It's been a year to the day that BootsnAll released Indie to the world. Though Indie is the first of its kind, that didn't mean the work was done. Check out all the new features and highlights we've added to Indie over the last 365 days.
Should You Travel Long-Term?
Should You Travel Long-Term? A RTW trip is an experience that will forever change your life, but it isn't for everyone. Adam Seper offers 8 questions to ask yourself to determine if long term, RTW travel is for you.
Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2014
Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2014 BootsnAll's annual list of Top Destinations for the upcoming year is unveiled, but with a unique twist. See how we chose this year's list - we can guarantee it's unlike any other "Top Travel List for 2014" you'll see.
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!
Round the World Travel in 11 Pictures
Round the World Travel in 11 Pictures Sometimes all you need to get you out the door are some travel photos. Adam Seper shares 11 of his favorites, one from each country he visited on his RTW trip, to both remind him of how lucky he's been and to inspire him to get back on the road.
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.
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.