RTW Travel Articles

 


Why a Travel Break Can Be the Best Career Move You’ll Ever Make
Why a Travel Break Can Be the Best Career Move You’ll Ever Make Career breaks and sabbaticals have finally been gaining steam when even as recently as a decade ago they were thought of as career suicide. We talked to 20 people who have taken that leap to find out why they did it and how it changed their lives.
Why It’s Not Crazy for Working Professionals to Quit Their Jobs and Travel the World
Why It’s Not Crazy for Working Professionals to Quit Their Jobs and Travel the World Adam Seper expertly addresses the three biggest concerns you're likely to hear about when you tell friends and family you're going to travel the world for a year or more, helping calm your (and their) fears and turning those potential negatives into likely positives.
Getting Outside The Box: One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel
Getting Outside The Box: One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel Jennifer Miller and her family are in year six of an open-ended world tour. As you are reading this, they are homeless yet again as they work their way toward Thailand with backpacks. Ever wonder how that kind of life happens? Grab a cup of coffee, we'll tell ya.
Should You Add “Unsafe” Destinations to Your RTW Trip?
Should You Add “Unsafe” Destinations to Your RTW Trip? Deciding whether to add ‘unsafe’ destinations to your itinerary or dealing with the situation when a location becomes unsafe mid-trip, Jo Fitzsimons shares her tips for making the most informed decision on whether to visit or steer clear from problem.
Best Solo Travel Tips from Those Who Have Done It
Best Solo Travel Tips from Those Who Have Done It Solo travel can be a scary thing, particularly if you’ve never hit the road alone before. Many people would never plan a one week vacation alone much less contemplate a RTW trip without a partner to share it with. But as these solo travelers share, going at it alone can be one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to travel.
How to Add Volunteering to Your RTW Trip
How to Add Volunteering to Your RTW Trip Voluntourism is increasingly figuring high on the agendas of RTW travelers, but knowing where to start is another story. Should you sign up through an organization or go the independent route? Check out our top tips for incorporating voluntourism into your world travels and resources for figuring out how.
How to Plan a Foodie Round the World Trip
How to Plan a Foodie Round the World Trip Finally, a RTW trip catered to the foodie. Stephanie Storke guides you through the gastronomic delights that await you in Buenos Aires, Florence, Paris, Istanbul, and Bangkok.
Gourmet Grub On-the-Road: Easy, Cheap, and Yummy
Gourmet Grub On-the-Road: Easy, Cheap, and Yummy Do you enjoy cooking at home? Do you often like to take those cooking skills on the road with you? Jenn Molholt outlines some tips and offers some recipes for enjoying some home cooked food on the road. Whether you're camping, staying in a hostel, or renting an apartment, these recipes will make you some friends and save a few bucks.
Do you have too much stuff? Collecting experiences instead of things
Do you have too much stuff? Collecting experiences instead of things Standing over my grandmother's casket, she whispered to me one last time on her way out. Her parting lesson has become the central lesson of my life: Love people, not things. Collect memories, not stuff.
The Fat Person’s Guide to Hiking
The Fat Person’s Guide to Hiking Do you enjoy hiking and the outdoors? Do you also love eating and drinking? Are you afraid that because of your eating and drinking habits that you can't accomplish your hiking goals? Adam Seper is here to tell you that you can have the best of both worlds with this guide.