Category Archives: #rtwchat

RTW Chat is held every Wednesday at 12:30 pm Pacific Standard Time for 1 hour. Join us as we discuss, debate and support topics related to Around the World Travel (or Long-term travel)

#RTWChat Year-End Wrap Up

As December rolls on, 2014 is coming to a close. With the holidays upon us the next couple weeks, we’re going to take a short break from #RTWChat until the new year.

So yesterday we wanted to reflect on our year of travel in 2014, which was the topic for #RTWChat. Some of you had some amazing travel experiences this past year, while others have sacrificed travel in 2014 to prepare for something big in 2015!

Check out the recap below to see what others in the travel community have been up to in 2014.

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Travel During Winter

Traveling during the cold months can provide challenges, particularly when it comes to packing. But the frustrations of winter travel are worth it for activities like snowboarding, skiing, Christmas Markets, and the general beauty of winter landscapes.

During yesterday’s #RTWChat, we discussed traveling during winter. Check out the recap below to see what you missed!

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Travel During the Holidays

All travel lovers find their way to the road during the holidays at some point, whether it’s traveling to visit family, traveling to get away from family, or just hitting the road because that’s what we do!

We heard lots of awesome stories during yesterday’s #RTWChat about traveling during the holidays. Check out the recap below to see what you missed or to revisit a great chat.

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Your Home Country

A few weeks ago during #RTWChat, we discussed travel in our hometowns. We had so much fun learning about each other’s home cities that we wanted to expand that discussion to include our home countries.

So yesterday we did just that – finding out more about what the best cities, attractions, landscapes, and food is in each other’s home countries, what might be overrated, and what can improve to make travel easier on visitors.

Check out the recap below, and join us each and every Tuesday at 3:30 EST on Twitter for #RTWChat!

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Challenging Yourself During Travel

One of the best parts of independent travel is challenging yourself! Challenging yourself to try new activities, new food, to see new places, to meet new people, to communicate in other languages, to test your stamina, your body, your mind. Travel is all about challenging oneself.

Yesterday’s #RTWChat discussed the topic of Challenging Travel, and there is a lot of great insight and entertaining stories that go along with it. So check out the recap below, along with a few articles about challenging yourself during your travels.

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