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)

Winter Travel

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The northern hemisphere is in the thick of winter, so we discussed traveling in winter months in yesterday’s #RTWChat.

Many people follow summer around the world when planning a long-term trip, but as you’ll see in the recap below, there are plenty of other travelers who love and embrace winter travel. Beautiful scenery, fewer crowds, lower prices. Check out all the tips and advice below if you plan on adding some cold weather destinations to your trip.

And if you’re struggling with trip planning, don’t forget to check out our free long-term planning e-course – it’s free! Sign up today and start receiving emails tomorrow!


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Holiday Travel

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It’s holiday time, and for many of us, that means travel. Check out the recap of our #RTWChat on Twitter from yesterday to see what the travel community had to say about traveling during the holidays.

Christmas is less than 2 weeks away, so if you’re still looking for gifts for the travel lover(s) in your life, read through our 2013 Long-term Travel Gift Guide, browse our BootsnAll Recommended Travel Gear Page, or buy a BootsnAll Travel Gift Certificate.


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Travel Gifts

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Yesterday we discussed “Travel Gifts” during our weekly #RTWChat on Twitter. Check out the recap below to see what you missed, and if you’re looking for that perfect gift for the travel lover in your life (or to add to your list), read the following gift guide and BootsnAll recommended gear page:


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Affordable Destinations

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Lack of funds is what holds many people back from traveling the world. Having lots of money being a precursor to travel is perhaps the biggest myth around. Sure, if you want to traipse around expensive areas like the US, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, it can cost a pretty penny. But if you stick to more developing areas of the world, you might be surprised at how little it costs to travel.

Join us every Wednesday on Twitter for #RTWChat to learn more about long-term travel

Check out these articles to help you plan a cheap trip, and read the #RTWChat recap below for tips from people out there doing it right now.


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Long-Term Travel Difficulties – #RTWChat on Twitter

While your friends and families might have visions of you sitting on a beach chair all day for a year with cocktail in hand, those who have taken long-term trips before know it’s not all about beaches, drinks with umbrellas in them, and rest and relaxation for the duration of your trip.

Believe it or not, long-term travel has plenty of challenges and difficulties, but those are all part of the fun (at least looking back at them) and learning.

During yesterday’s #RTWChat, we talked about the less glamorous parts of long-term travel. Check out the recap below to re-live it or see what you missed!

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