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.

 


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.
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Best Solo Travel Tips from Those Who Have Done It
Best Solo Travel Tips from Those Who Have Done It Solo travel can be a scary thing, particularly if you’ve never hit the road alone before. Many people would never plan a one week vacation alone much less contemplate a RTW trip without a partner to share it with. But as these solo travelers share, going at it alone can be one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to travel.
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Ten Mistakes to Avoid on Your Around the World Trip
Ten Mistakes to Avoid on Your Around the World Trip Here are some personal gaffs that could quite easily have been avoided had Helen heeded warnings, followed advice, and planned just a little bit better . Yes, that’s right; they’ve all been tried and tested, so better just take Helen’s word for it, rather than stumble into the same pitfalls yourself.
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Traveling Long-Term: 8 Excuses to Stop Making
Traveling Long-Term: 8 Excuses to Stop Making The idea of a round the world trip can be scary, and it's easy to find reasons to discourage yourself from facing those fears. But for every reason why you don't think you can take your dream trip, Adam Seper shows you why, and how, you can.
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Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel
Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel Would you let your child backpack alone with only other teens at 14? How 'bout play music gigs in bars at 15? Would you let your 13 year old live and work with college students on a farm a thousand miles away? Would you let your kids go out for dinner in a strange city, in Thailand, at night, alone? Jenn Miller has let her kids do all of these things and more. In this article she makes the argument for expanding the freedom of teenagers and expecting the very best as a result. You gave them roots, are you brave enough to give them wings?
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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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“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.
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9 Great Destinations to Begin Your Round the World Trip
9 Great Destinations to Begin Your Round the World Trip For first time RTW travelers, there’s so much to think about. Getting that first country on your itinerary is an exciting time, and many struggle with finding the best place to begin. Here are nine countries that make excellent first stops on your round the world adventure.
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What Would You Do If You Were Not Afraid?
What Would You Do If You Were Not Afraid? What would you do if you were not afraid? What extraordinary things could you accomplish? Maybe now is the time to get over your fears and let travel transform your life.
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Higher Education For Free?
Higher Education For Free? Jenn Miller has a degree in institutional education and fifteen years of experience in outside the box experience in the alternative education world. She believes travel is a fantastic teacher, that a university degree should be pursued, and that these two dreams are not mutually exclusive. She'll show you how to get high quality education for free and combine your gap year (or two!) with your long range plans for your intellectual education!
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