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)

Extended Travel in Central America – #RTWchat on Twitter

We are spending part of March highlighting the amazing indie travel opportunities available in Central America. Check out some of the articles and resources we have for travel in the region:

So naturally we talked about travel in Central America during #RTWchat this week. The recap is after the jump – enjoy!

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Dreaming of the Sun – #RTWchat on Twitter

I don’t know about you, but around this time every year, I get antsy. I get grouchy. I complain more. And I’m just generally not as happy as usual. Why? You might ask. Because I live in the midwest, and January and February are so cold and gray, by the beginning of March, I’m pining for the sun. I NEED the sun.

So this week on #RTWchat we dreamt of the sun. Check out the recap below to see what everyone had to say about traveling and weather.

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Working from the Road – #RTWchat on Twitter

As we’re finishing up the first round of Plan Your RTW Trip in 30 Days, we wanted to talk about an aspect of travel that’s becoming more and more popular – working while traveling. Whether it’s teaching English as a second language, working in hostels for room and board, or obtaining a location independent job, more and more folks are making a few bucks while traveling.

There were some awesome tips and advice from those who actually do it, so if you missed it, be sure to read the recap. You’re bound to find a great deal of information.

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Practicalities of RTW Travel – RTWchat on Twitter

Since we’re knee deep in Plan Your RTW Trip in 30 Days, we chose to focus on the more practical aspects of traveling around the world – the things like travel insurance, planning your itinerary, packing, and travel burnout.

There were some awesome tips and advice from those who participated, so if you missed it, be sure to read the recap. You’re bound to find a great deal of information.

Join us next Wednesday at 3:30 EST (GMT -3) on Twitter as we discuss Working on the Road.

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Breaking the News – RTWchat on Twitter

This week we focused on breaking the news of your RTW trip to others – whether it’s family, friends, co-workers, or your boss.

Many, especially those from countries where long-term travel is not the norm, really fear this step of the planning process.  The participants on RTWchat have some amazing advice for everyone, though, so be sure to read the recap below!

Join us next week as we discuss the nuts and bolts of RTW trip planning – things like insurance, packing, gear, and getting rid of your stuff.

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