RTW Travel Articles

 


Slow Down!
Slow Down! With your map unrolled on the dining room table, it's tempting to keep adding dots to your itinerary. After all, you don't want to miss anything! Grab a glass of wine and sit down with Jenn Miller as she explains why they've learned to travel slower, and see the benefits of a less hectic pace for long-term travel.
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One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel
One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel Seven years into open-ended world travel, Jenn Miller shares a secret: She never meant to travel long-term. Jenn shares the plans, hard work, and serendipities that transformed their one year journey into an epic adventure of a lifetime.
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Deciding Where to Go
Deciding Where to Go Now that you've made the decision to go on a RTW trip, what's next? The planning seems overwhelming at times, so that's why Adam Seper is here to give you tips on how to choose your destinations and route.
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Round the World Travel Budgets Revealed: The Real Costs of 10 Real Trips
Round the World Travel Budgets Revealed: The Real Costs of 10 Real Trips Instead of just telling you that RTW travel can be for anyone, it's now time to show you. We gathered 11 RTW travelers and asked them the ins and outs of their budget. We have exact numbers for you that show where people went, how they traveled, how long they were gone, and most importantly, how much they spent.
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11 Traditional Breakfasts From Around the World
11 Traditional Breakfasts From Around the World You're going to want breakfast on that round the world trip, so Esha Samajpati gets you acquainted with eleven traditional ones from around the world.
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How to Plan an Extended Trip in South America
How to Plan an Extended Trip in South America Adam Seper takes us through the many reasons (budget, scenery, food) that South America is an ideal destination for an extended stay on your multi-stop or RTW trip, as well as the specifics of what to expect in Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, and Chile.
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15 Things You Won’t Miss About Long-Term Travel
15 Things You Won’t Miss About Long-Term Travel Returning home after a big trip can be tough. Jo Fitzsimons reminds us of the things we won’t miss about travel and offers her best tips on handling the downsides of life on the road while you’re away.
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8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW
8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW When taking any trip - but particularly on a RTW trip - finding ways to cut costs means traveling longer. Adam Seper offers eight ways you can dramatically reduce your expenses while traveling long-term.
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10 of the World’s Most Dangerous Destinations
10 of the World’s Most Dangerous Destinations From ravaged war zones to narco-trafficking hotbeds, these 10 countries are a selection of those that pose the most danger to travelers. Zoe Smith has the answer to your question: are they worth the risk?
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Lessons from Jakarta
Lessons from Jakarta What happens when you can't find anything to like about a place because of your own prejudices and limitations? Jennifer Miller works her way through a difficult lesson about travel, Jakarta and herself.
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