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)

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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Where Do I Begin Planning a Long-Term Trip?

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It’s a new year, and many are committing to taking a long-term trip at some point this year. Now that you’ve decided to go, what’s next? Where should you begin?

We have loads of resources to help you out with the planning part (see below). On yesterday’s #RTWChat, we dove into many of the topics that confront long-term travel planners. There’s some awesome tips and advice in the recap below (especially the answers to question #10). So check out our resources and the recap, and put your mind at ease – planning a trip like this is fun!


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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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