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)

Extended Travel in New Zealand – #RTWChat on Twitter

New Zealand. One of the pinnacles of independent travel. Beautiful. Easy to travel. Lots of the off-the-beaten-path opportunities. Great local people. Wine. Food. Adventure. It really does have it all.

If you’re planning (or thinking of planning) a trip to New Zealand, check out yesterday’s #RTWChat on Twitter recap below to learn all about traveling in New Zealand, and read through the following resources to help get you on the road.

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Working while Traveling – #RTWChat on Twitter

Many independent travelers ultimately decide to take their show on the road, working along the way to create a life of travel. There are many ways to do this, from becoming a digital nomad to teaching English to “working under the table” to make a few extra bucks to extend your trip.

This week’s #RTWChat dove into this topic. Check out the recap below and browse through our articles and resources to learn more about working while traveling:

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Travel in South America – #RTWChat on Twitter

South America has been the topic this week on BootsnAll, so we discussed travel in the continent during #RTWChat Wednesday. As usual, there were lots of great tips and advice, so check out the recap below.

For more resources on travel in this beautiful continent:

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Challenging Travel – #RTWChat on Twitter

Part of the fun of independent travel is challenging yourself. That could mean traveling to a destination that is notoriously difficult to travel in (hello India and Egypt), pushing yourself physically or mentally, or hopping on a 20+ hour bus in Africa. Challenging yourself during your travels forces you into uncomfortable situations, helping you grow both as a traveler and a person, which is a big part of the reason why we promote independent travel.

Yesterday’s #RTWChat discussed this very topic, and there’s lots of great tips and advice from all who participated. Check out the recap below and browse through the following articles to read more about challenging travel destinations:

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Gear and Packing for a RTW Trip – #RTWChat on Twitter

One of the biggest challenges that first-time long-term travelers have is how they are going to possibly pack for an extended trip. Because you’ve never done this before, the thought of packing for a couple months, or a year, or multiple years, seems impossible at first.

There are lots of tips and advice out there for how and what to pack on your RTW trip. Here are some of our most popular articles on the topic, and below is the recap of this week’s #RTWChat on the topic, with lots of great tips and advice.

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