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.

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.

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.

Top 10 Reasons to Take a Career Break… and Travel

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If you are sitting in your cubicle daydreaming about escaping and traveling the world, then read these 10 reasons why you should put down your briefcase and pick up a backpack.

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.

A New Year’s Resolution: Get Over Your Irrational Fears

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Jenn Sutherland-Miller discusses the fears that hold us back, and how to overcome those that we allow to become irrational and paralyze us. Yes, there are things to be afraid of, but it’s important to keep those things in perspective, and there are ways to overcome those fears.