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.

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.

Slow Down!

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With your map unrolled on the dining room table, it’s tempting to keep adding dots to your itinerary. After all, you don’t want to miss anything! Grab a glass of wine and sit down with Jenn Miller as she explains why they’ve learned to travel slower, and see the benefits of a less hectic pace for long-term travel.

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.

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.

3 Easy Steps to Saving for Travel

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Reformed spender and travel writer Nikki Vargas from The Pin The Map Project shares her best tips on saving money for long-term travel.

8 Ways to Cut Costs on Your RTW

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When taking any trip – but particularly on a RTW trip – finding ways to cut costs means traveling longer. Adam Seper offers eight ways you can dramatically reduce your expenses while traveling long-term.