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)

Study Abroad – #RTWChat on Twitter

Yesterday we discussed a popular topic in the travel world – one that is responsible for creating so many travel addicts – studying abroad!

We were excited to have Megan Lee from Go Overseas join us for the video portion of the chat, and she offered some fantastic insight into the world of studying abroad, both from her personal experience of doing it as a student and her knowledge from helping others while working for Go Overseas. Check out the video, then read the recap if you missed the chat.

To read more about studying abroad, check out the following articles:

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Must-See Destinations and Experiences – #RTWChat on Twitter

Everyone has a list of some sort – whether it’s written down in an old ratty notebook, saved on a spreadsheet on your computer, or mental, all travel lovers have a must-see list (what some would call a bucket list).

Yesterday on #RTWChat, we talked about our must-see lists and shared what it is that appeals to us when it comes to travel. Check out the recap below for an entertainment and inspiration, but we want to offer you a fair warning – it will make you want to head the airport right now and head to one of these amazing destinations.

For those of you who want to actually see these must-see’s on your list, sign up for Plan Your RTW Trip in 30 Days, a free email lesson plan that walks you through all the steps of planning a RTW trip. We recently launched a family edition of RTW 30 as well, so if you’re a traveling family, sign up today and start receiving emails tomorrow!

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Debunking RTW Travel Myths – #RTWChat on Twitter

Many myths abound about why people can’t take round the world trips, but we think they’re exactly that – myths! For every reason, or excuse, you throw at us for why you can’t travel, we have a good response for why that myth is wrong.

Jenn Miller joined us on video for yesterday’s chat, and as always, had some fantastic insight for why there is no good reason for not traveling, if that’s what you really want to do. She’s made it happen for over five years, and she’s done it with four kids in tow! Check out the video to get some awesome tips, advice, and inspiration.

For more on RTW myths, check out the following articles, and if you missed #RTWChat yesterday, read the recap below.

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Travel Mishaps – #RTWChat on Twitter

Travel brings mishaps – whether it’s a one-year RTW trip or a weekend getaway, things sometimes go wrong.

Though frustrating at the time, travel mishaps often result in great stories and lessons learned, so they’re rarely all bad.

Yesterday, we discussed travel mishaps while on the road, and we got some great stories, tips, advice, and insight. Check out the recap below if you weren’t able to join us.

And remember, we’re on Twitter every single Wednesday, 3:30 EST, to talk about RTW travel. Come join us!

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Travel and Social Media – #RTWChat on Twitter

Yesterday at #RTWChat, we discussed the impact that social media has on your travels. There were a lot of new faces this week, and this was one of our busiest chats since we started nearly a year ago.

Check out the recap below, as there are tons of great tips and advice for how to use social media to enhance your travels. And be sure to check out the answers to question 10, as we gave travelers the opportunity to share some of their favorite pictures, blog posts, and resources to help travelers.

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