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)

Inspiration for #Indie30

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On Tuesday, April 1, we are teaming up with Dani from Going Nomadic to bring you the 30 Days of Indie Travel Art Project (#Indie30).

In yesterday’s #RTWChat, we wanted to inspire travel lovers to join our project by getting to know more about them. If you couldn’t join, check the recap below, and be sure to join us starting Tuesday for this awesome community event!


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Breaking the News of Your RTW Trip

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Breaking the news to your loved ones and employers is often a stressful time for long-term travelers. Many people just don’t get it, and it pays to be prepared and anticipate the questions and concerns you’re sure to receive.

Check out our #RTWChat recap from yesterday and learn how other travelers have dealt with this part of the planning process.

Stay tuned for next week’s #RTWChat as we’re going to be starting a new project that will last the entire month of April.

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Packing Light

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Packing light – we think it’s the way to go – no matter if you’re taking a weekend trip away or a year-long trip around the world.

Packing light just gives you more freedom, and if you’re the kind of person who has always talked about packing light but just can’t seem to make it happen, check out the recap below to see what #RTWChat participants had to say about the topic.

If you want to pack light, check out the following articles and resources to give you a kick start:


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Guided Tours

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Though independent travel is what we promote, don’t misunderstand what indie travel is. Guided tours are very much a part of indie travel.

There are all types of guided tours to take around the world, and yesterday that’s what we talked about during our #RTWChat.

Check out the recap below:

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Film, Books, and Art in Travel

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Travel has always been a part of literature, films, and art, and much has inspired people to travel. Yesterday we talked about various books, films, and art that has had an impact on our travels – either inspiring us to go or entertaining us while on the road.

Check out the recap below, and peruse these article and resources for more on the topic:


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