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.

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.

How to Plan an Extended Trip in South America

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Adam Seper takes us through the many reasons (budget, scenery, food) that South America is an ideal destination for an extended stay on your multi-stop or RTW trip, as well as the specifics of what to expect in Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, and Chile.

15 Things You Won’t Miss About Long-Term Travel

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Returning home after a big trip can be tough. Jo Fitzsimons reminds us of the things we won’t miss about travel and offers her best tips on handling the downsides of life on the road while you’re away.

Lessons from Jakarta

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What happens when you can’t find anything to like about a place because of your own prejudices and limitations? Jennifer Miller works her way through a difficult lesson about travel, Jakarta and herself.