RTW Travel Articles

 


How to Build Your RTW Route
How to Build Your RTW Route Deciding where to go on your big trip is a challenge. We offer tips, advice, and a sample, base route that anyone can customize to fit their exact needs in the context of a short or long trip.
8 Reasons to Take a Gap Year
8 Reasons to Take a Gap Year The reasons for taking a gap year - a travel break from school or work - can be many. Adam Seper offers eight of countless more reasons to take a break from normal life to pursue your travel dreams.
Why Recent College Grads Should Take Time to Travel
Why Recent College Grads Should Take Time to Travel Just graduated college or graduating soon? Frustrated about job prospects? Isabel Eva Bohrer shares tips on a travel option that you may not have thought of. A RTW trip could enhance your resume and make you stand out to prospective employers.
8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW
8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW When taking any trip - but particularly on a long-term RTW trip - finding ways to cut corners on your spending means the ability to travel longer. The less you spend on flights and accommodation, the more you'll have left for experiences. Adam Seper offers eight ways you can dramatically cuts costs on a long-term trip.
Travel Central America: Honduras to Panama
Travel Central America: Honduras to Panama Central America is such a small slither of land that many indie travelers forget to put it on their travel plan, which is a shame as it has some of the best sights in Latin America. In two parts, Jo Fitzsimons explains how to plan an extended trip in Central America with part 2 covering Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.
Cheap Travel vs. Budget Travel: There’s a Difference
Cheap Travel vs. Budget Travel: There’s a Difference Budget travel is a way of seeing the world and getting the most value for your money, not a contest to see how cheap someone can travel. Adam Seper is here to give his opinion on the budget traveler vs. the cheap traveler.
Remembering Why We Travel
Remembering Why We Travel Spending time in places that tick the comfortable travel box can be nice, but you run the risk of returning home with nothing more to show for your airmiles than a change in scenery. Jo Fitzsimons helps you avoid falling into the easy travel trap with a reminder of some of the common reasons why we travel.
How to Travel Around the World for $40 Per Day
How to Travel Around the World for $40 Per Day The mistake most make when dismissing the possibility of being able to go on a RTW trip is that it is simply too expensive. That is just not true. While you may not be able to travel to Western Europe or around the United States on a small budget, plenty of amazing regions around the world offer the chance to travel in relative comfort for rock bottom prices.
Traveling Long-Term: 8 Excuses to Stop Making
Traveling Long-Term: 8 Excuses to Stop Making The idea of a round the world trip can be scary, and it's easy to find reasons to discourage yourself from facing those fears. But for every reason why you don't think you can take your dream trip, Adam Seper shows you why, and how, you can.
How to Deal with the Downsides of Long Term Travel
How to Deal with the Downsides of Long Term Travel We all know the benefits of long term travel outweigh the drawbacks, but it’s important to remove those rose-tinted glasses every once in a while and acknowledge the hardships of life on the road.