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.

Overplanning vs. Spontaneity

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How much should I plan? How much should I leave open? Planning a long term, RTW trip can cause headaches for first-timers. Luckily Adam Seper is here to help you ask yourself the right questions to make planning that first RTW trip much easier.

Why I Hate Short Term Missions Trips

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Jenn Miller dives into the turbulent and emotionally charged waters of voluntourism and faith-based missions trips, explaining why, often, these programs do more harm than good.

10 Things I’ve Learned From Life And Travel

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Travel is an infamous teacher and Life a merciless school mistress. Jennifer MIller shares ten lessons gleaned from a gypsy life and asks, “What’s the road teaching you?”

For Women, Staying Home is as Dangerous as Traveling

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It isn’t travel that’s unsafe for women, it’s breathing. Jenn Miller addresses the statistics related to safety for women and children, at home and abroad.

Six Risks to Take That Will Improve Your Travels (And Your Life)

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RTW travel is the best time to reinvent yourself and become more adventurous. These six great risks made Emily Sussell’s long-term travel the time of her life.

10 Round the World Travel Myths Debunked

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Excuses, excuses, excuses. When it comes to travel, particularly long term travel, everyone has an excuse for why they can’t do it. And many of these excuses are based on myths and faulty information. Adam Seper debunks these myths and gives you the real scoop on round the world travel.

5 Ways to Build Community While Traveling

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As the holidays approach many travelers miss home and feel the absence of loved ones deeply. Jenn Miller discusses five ways to build community as you travel and create family for yourself and others while on the road.

Deciding Where to Go

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Now that you’ve made the decision to go on a RTW trip, what’s next? The planning seems overwhelming at times, so that’s why Adam Seper is here to give you tips on how to choose your destinations and route.

11 Traditional Breakfasts From Around the World

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You’re going to want breakfast on that round the world trip, so Esha Samajpati gets you acquainted with eleven traditional ones from around the world.