One of the first and biggest challenges that RTW planners face is trying to decide where to go on your RTW trip. From cycling the Pan American highway to visiting all the countries of the former Soviet Union, here are a few ideas to get you started.
It's easy to make new friends when you're traveling, but Allison Kade explains the specific etiquette for keeping in touch in order to build a "traveling circus"--a network of friends all over the world.
Amanda Pressner is best known by the quasi-pseudonym she shares with two of her closest friends: The Lost Girls. Pressner, along with co-authors Holly Corbett and Jennifer Baggett blogged their journey at LostGirlsWorld.com which has become an online hub for savvy female travelers thirsting for adventure. Upon returning home, they signed a book deal and over the summer, their joint-travelogue The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. was published by Harper Collins.
Meet, Plan, Go is a nationwide event with the goal of making the "gap year" concept a common one in North America. BootsnAll is proud to be a media sponsor of the event, to be held in 13 cities on September 14, 2010.
You may (or may not) think traveling with young children is selfish, but Rachel Denning expounds on why taking young children on travel excursions is entirely for the children's benefit, not the parents.
If you play the game the right way it's actually very possible to live "on the road" for quite a bit less than keeping a stationary lifestyle. Jennifer Miller and her family have done it, and here she offers her best tips.