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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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Make Meaningful Connections

Make Meaningful Connections

At BootsnAll, our core values guide everything we do, including the articles we publish. We think these values not only fit the company brilliantly, they speak to many of the things we love about travel, too. Here are some of the best articles we’ve published that showcase one (or more) of these core values.

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Why I Hate Short Term Missions Trips

Why I Hate Short Term Missions Trips

Jenn Miller dives into the turbulent and emotionally charged waters of voluntourism and faith-based missions trips, explaining why, often, these programs do more harm than good.

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Latest Traveler Articles

HSP and World Travel

HSP and World Travel

Do you feel overwhelmed by crowds, noise, and instability? Are you jumpy and a worrier? Kelly O’Laughlin shares tips on how you can travel the world successfully when you are highly sensitive to your surroundings.

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Traveling with Friends

Traveling with Friends

All too often I have heard people lament their group of friends for letting their travel plans fall through due to getting “complicated.” I have found that planning a group trip is more manageable when tackled in parts rather than all at once. Consider this your guide.

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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.

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5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia

5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia

Overwhelmed by all the volunteering possibilities in Asia? Let Hannah from Go Overseas, an expert at volunteering abroad, narrow down the options with these 5 incredible opportunities.

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Six Steps to Build a RTW Itinerary with Emirates

Creating a round the world trip itinerary can be frustrating, challenging and exhausting. But it doesn’t need to be. Follow some simple rules, and you can be jetting off to your dream destinations while earning yourself rewards that you can use to treat yourself to flight upgrades, future holidays or indulgent experiences.

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Top Beaches to Visit during your Gap Year in South America

Top Beaches to Visit during your Gap Year in South America

The famous sites like Machu Picchu, the Salt Flats, Patagonia, and Iguazu Falls get all the hype, but there are plenty of beach destinations in South America to add to your gap year itinerary. Hannah Long outlines four of the best.

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Thank You!

Thanks for becoming a BootsnAll Member! As a BootsnAll member, you gain access to: All the features on Indie, BootsnAll’s multi-stop flight booking engine. Build, price, and book a multi-stop trip on Indie – all online! Our traveler profiles. Fill out a traveler profile to connect with others in the community. Are you leaving for […]

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Exploration and Relaxation in British Columbia, Canada

Exploration and Relaxation in British Columbia, Canada

This post is brought to you by Destination British Columbia. For more information on sponsored posts read here. One of the most appealing parts of travel in British Columbia, Canada is taking advantage of the stunning surroundings and challenging yourself with outdoor adventures. After hiking, biking, and exploring the province, what better way to unwind than a […]

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Rethinking Traditional Travel: 7 Tips to Break the Mold

Rethinking Traditional Travel: 7 Tips to Break the Mold

If you’ve ever felt like your trips are starting to feel a bit too alike, you might be interested in Lauren Quinn’s advice for changing things up, inspired by an unexpected source.

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Connect With Locals and Enhance Your Experience Abroad

Connect With Locals and Enhance Your Experience Abroad

Enhance your experience abroad by connecting with locals. Isabel Eva Bohrer gives tips on how best to do it.

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Is Constant Connection Ruining Travel?

Is Constant Connection Ruining Travel?

We live in a world of constant connectivity. While technology has made it much easier to travel, has it also hindered our ability to be truly present? Jenni Mahnaz explores the idea of being too connected while on the road.

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Travel is Not a Contest (& Other Reasons to Embrace Slow Travel)

Travel is Not a Contest (& Other Reasons to Embrace Slow Travel)

Planning to cram three countries and five cities into your two week vacation? Stop right there. Jennifer Miller shares five very good reasons to resist the urge to “see it all” in favor of developing a depth of experience that just might change your life.

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Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches

Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches

The things we learn about who we are, who we were, who we are becoming, and how that fits with who we thought we were when we started our journey are some of the most profound realizations a traveler comes to on the road. The difficult part, of course, is what happens when we come home

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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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How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language

How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language

There is no doubt that we travelers have a deeper experience of the place we are traveling when we are fluent in the local language. Without this fluency, much of what we experience in a foreign land is mysterious or misinterpreted. Thus, unless we learn the local language, we will continue comprehending only a small margin of what we could be, and our interpretations are bound to be distorted.

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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?”

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