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)

Dreaming of the Sun

Click more below to see the recap of yesterday’s #RTWChat on Twitter

If you live in the northern hemisphere, and specifically the United States, it has been a particularly brutal winter. So to combat our cold weather blues, we wanted to “dream of the sun” in yesterday’s #RTWChat on Twitter.

Check out the recap below to re-live or see what you missed, and check out some of these articles about warm weather destinations and get to planning now!


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Long-Term Travel in SE Asia

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Southeast Asia has been a mecca for independent travelers for close to half a century now, and with good reason. It’s beautiful, there is a wide variety of offerings, the people rock, the food is awesome, and perhaps most enticing of all – it’s super cheap!

It’s no wonder long-term travelers continuously add SE Asia to their long-term, RTW trips. On yesterday’s RTWChat on Twitter, we had an awesome discussion about the highlights of traveling in this region. Check it out below to relive it or see what you missed, and read through our array or resources if you’re planning a getaway to Southeast Asia:


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Planning Your RTW Route

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We have lots of great resources on planning your route for that big trip. Check out the following articles and resources, then browse the #RTWChat recap from yesterday for some awesome tips and advice from those who have done and are dreaming of doing it!


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World Wonders

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The reason many of us start traveling is to see the famous sites around the world – the so-called wonders of the world. Machu Picchu. Angkor Wat. The Taj Mahal. The Pyramids. The list goes on and on and on.

When planning a long-term trip, it’s often wise to plan around these dream destinations you’ve always wanted to visit – we like to call them the pillars of your trip. They can form a nice framework for your route.

If you’re planning a big trip for 2014, check out the recap below and some of our top planning resources:


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