How to Translate Around the World Travel Into Resume Gold

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…You saved your money, quit your job, and traveled the world for a year. What now?

Fall in Love With the World

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Jenn Miller shares why it’s so important to give in to being open and vulnerable on our travels: So we can fall in love with the world, engaging and learning on our travels, as opposed to merely escaping and observing.

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.

Why It’s Not Crazy to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

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Adam Seper expertly addresses the three biggest concerns you’re likely to hear about when you tell friends and family you’re going to travel the world for a year or more, helping calm your (and their) fears and turning those potential negatives into likely positives.

Reinventing Your Life with Travel

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I think it’s safe to say that the majority of folks hit the wall at some point, look up from their carefully crafted norm and think, “How in the hell did I get here, and what am I doing, anyway?” And the most frustrating part of all is that everyone around us seems to accept this soul-sucking realization as par for the course and they just keep plodding. Is this life? Is this all there is? Is this what it means to be an adult and a responsible member of society? I would submit that the answer is, “Yes,” to the vast majority, but a wild and resounding, “HELL NO!” to a growing minority to whom passion means more than security. Are you looking to make that left turn and really live the second half of your life? Rafat, my friend, this one is for you.

Travel Accommodation for $1 Per Night? There’s An App For That

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James Asquith is the Official Guinness World Record holder for being the youngest person to travel to every country in the World (before the age of 25). Now he’s the founder of a new app that was inspired by his journey: Holiday Swap.

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.

Gap Years for Every Student: How to Make the Most of the Opportunity

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Jenn Miller discusses why students (and their parents) should consider a gap year between high school and college, and not just how to make it happen, but how to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.