Sometimes all you need to get you out the door are some travel photos. Adam Seper shares 11 of his favorites, one from each country he visited on his RTW trip, to both remind him of how lucky he's been and to inspire him to get back on the road.
Most people dive in head first when first making that decision to go on a big trip. You will devour guidebooks, travel websites, blogs, books, movies, and television shows, reading and watching everything you can get your hands on. The planning consumes and takes over your life. After a while, you feel confident in how your trip is shaping up, and there really isn't much else to do until those last few frantic weeks of getting everything finalized and taking off. So what do you do in the meantime? What can travelers to do to keep themselves occupied and excited about the trip in those months in between initial excitement and planning and those last couple weeks before departure?
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.
Are you considering making the leap to a Location Independent career? Lusting over those "at the beach with laptop" photos circulating annoyingly on Facebook? Jenn Miller and her husband are well into their sixth year of full time travel, working as they go. She's sharing some of the realities of what it means to work on the road.
RTW travel allows for much more time to tackle bigger journeys that just can't be done in a shorter time frame. If you have always been fascinated by routes like the Trans-Siberian Railway, the Pan American highway, or the Silk Road, now is your chance to experience these iconic journeys.
One of the first and biggest challenges that long-term trip planners face is trying to decide where to go. 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.
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.
With the holidays upon us, there are countless travelers on the road who won't be spending Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's Eve with their loved ones back home, and that can be tough, even for the most hard core traveler. Adam Seper is here to help you cope with being away from home during the holiday season.
A RTW trip is often the culmination of a lot of research, planning, and hard work. Adam Seper is here to make your preparations that much easier by offering 8 things he would have done differently if he had to do it over again.