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.

 
Round the World Travel – Not Just a One-Time Thing
Round the World Travel – Not Just a One-Time Thing Tired of listening to the world tell you you're too grown up to put your life on hold to travel? Stacey Ebert shares her story of why 'round the world travel doesn't have to be a 'one-time' thing.
What Would You Like to See More of on BootsnAll?
What Would You Like to See More of on BootsnAll? What do you like to read when you come to BootsnAll? Is there anything you'd like to see that we don't currently publish? Vote in our weekly poll and help us make our site better for you!
196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 6
196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 6 What do you like best about long-term travel? Check out the 9th installment of our "Just Go!" series to see 14 of the 196 things we love about travel.
Do You Travel for Discovery or Escape?
Do You Travel for Discovery or Escape? Traveling to escape is not a new idea. In fact, I think it’s probably as old as humanity itself. You can start there, if you must, but you’re going to learn some things along the way.
Traveling with a Purpose
Traveling with a Purpose Newsflash: Not everyone to takes off to travel around the world for six months, or a year, or six years, is selfish. Not everyone is just trying to get a break from their reality so that they can play instead of work. Not all travelers are out to check off just the landmarks and hit every full moon party they can in between. Jenn Miller discusses how some of us travel with purpose.
How to Travel Around the World for $40 Per Day
How to Travel Around the World for $40 Per Day The mistake most make when dismissing the possibility of being able to go on a RTW trip is that it is simply too expensive. That is just not true. While you may not be able to travel to Western Europe or around the United States on a small budget, plenty of amazing regions around the world offer the chance to travel in relative comfort for rock bottom prices.
196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 8
196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 8 It's hard to believe that we're over 6 weeks into 2014 already. Did you make any travel resolutions for this year? How are they coming along? If they've fallen by the wayside as every day life has taken hold, maybe we can help inspire that wanderlust and give you the necessary kick in the pants to "Just Go!"
Travel Hacking: Can You Really Travel the World for Free?
Travel Hacking: Can You Really Travel the World for Free? What's the biggest obstacle between you and your travel dreams? Money? Almost everyone says that! Drew and Caroline Macomber are living proof that anyone, on any budget, can travel full time, and often for free. Not only are they doing it, they're sharing their secrets with all of us! Ready to get inspired?
Pros and Cons of a Gap Year
Pros and Cons of a Gap Year Have you pondered taking a gap year to travel? Lauren Fitzpatrick from Go Overseas is here to outline the pros and cons to help you make the most informed decision.
Love and Long-Term Travel: Can It Work?
Love and Long-Term Travel: Can It Work? People travel for a number of reasons: seeking adventure, enlightenment, broadening horizons, escape a narrow-minded life back home. But as days on the road turn into years, it can be hard to keep motivated. For Marco Ferrarese, the cure to “travel blues” was a serendipitous romantic encounter on the road.