So many different things go into planning a RTW trip. You have to worry about things like travel insurance, immunizations, and whether or not to purchase a RTW plane ticket. But one of the biggest questions we get revolves around packing. For those who have never taken more than a week or two trip before, it can be overwhelming thinking about what to bring on a trip around the world. Adam Seper is here to give you all his tips and advice for packing efficiently for a RTW trip.
You're stuck in the 9-5, fighting the cube wars day after day but you want more. Here Jennifer Miller shows us there's no reason you can't have it! Read on for five excellent reasons to hang up your dress shirt and take a year (or more) to redefine your life through a career break.
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.
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?
In today's Indie Flight Hacking article, Jo Fitzsimons shows you how to replicate the route of fictional Phileas Fogg, the character created by Jules Verne in 1873 in his classic adventure "Around the World in 80 Days."