Why Is Wanderlust Addictive?

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“People talk about travel taking me out of my comfort zone. That’s never been my goal.”

First-Timer Traveling Tips

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If you’re anything like me, the thought of travelling without an adult or parent overseas is absolutely petrifying.

Finding Meaningful Conversations in Havana

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It’s refreshing to travel somewhere expecting to be overwhelmed by the physical beauty and to find how much more meaningful personal connections are than the sites we see.

Three Things You Don’t Actually Need on the Camino de Santiago

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…what you really don’t need for a 500-mile walk across northern Spain.

Traveling Long-Term: 8 Excuses to Stop Making

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The idea of a round the world trip can be scary, and it’s easy to find reasons to discourage yourself from facing those fears. But for every reason why you don’t think you can take your dream trip, Adam Seper shows you why, and how, you can.

10 Unfortunate Byproducts of Long-Term Travel

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There are people who make the assumption that long-term travel is like being on vacation forever: waking up late, other people doing your laundry, drinks delivered poolside, cheap massages and a general disregard for the temporal realities. Nothing could be further from the truth. Jenn Miller points out ten unfortunate side effects of long-term travel that are impossible to avoid.

Why Recent College Grads Should Take Time to Travel

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Just graduated college or graduating soon? Frustrated about job prospects? Isabel Eva Bohrer shares tips on a travel option that you may not have thought of. A RTW trip could enhance your resume and make you stand out to prospective employers.

“I’m Taking Off to See the World!” How to Tell Your Parents

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Breaking the news that you’re going traveling can cause a parental freak out of epic proportions. By preparing answers to the most common questions you can downgrade your parents’ concern from panic to everyday worry. Jo Fitzsimons shows you how.

8 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

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The reasons for taking a gap year – a travel break from school or work – can be many. Adam Seper offers eight of countless more reasons to take a break from normal life to pursue your travel dreams.

How Long-Term Travel Can Change You And Your Life (for the better)

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BootsnAll Editor Jean Ciolli shares why getting hooked on short-term travel is only the first step and why even though in many ways long-term travel is harder, it’s worth the extra effort because of how it makes the traveler grow and change in unexpected ways.