Five Truths About Long-Term Travel

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Many people fantasize about long-term travel. And no wonder – it can be a truly transformative experience. But it’s not all glamour and excitement. Mariellen Ward shares Five Hard Truths About Long-Term Travel that can help prepare you for the inevitable reality check.

Why a Gap Year Should Come to America

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Career break. Sabbatical. Gap Year. These words and phrases are not unusual in most countries in the world – except the United States. Katie Aune explains why Americans are desperate need of embracing the concept of a career break.

Enhance Your Resume with Travel

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Long-term unemployment is a difficult mental hurdle to overcome for those considering a RTW. But a gap in employment doesn’t have to hurt your resume. Tara Shubbuck details a few marketable skills that anyone has the opportunity to learn or hone before departing.

The Definitive Report on Around the World Airfare – Fall 2014 Update

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BootsnAll released the Around the World Airfare Report this week. Sean Keener, CEO of the BootsnAll Travel Network breaks down the what and why of this report. Why should you care?

12 Career Skills That Travel Will Improve

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Ever think of traveling as a way to build your resume? Mabel Lee shows you how career break trips can actually improve your skills on the job or prepare you for your next big step in the professional world.

Swapping Your iPhone For a Backpack

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Taking a career-gap for long-term travel can involve more lifestyle adjustment than you might think. Jo Fitzsimons shares her tips on how best to adapt in the early weeks.

How One Woman Discovered her Independence On the Road

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When Tina and her boyfriend left Germany for Australia, they thought they’d settle down and live there forever. But after their breakup, Tina decided it was time to discover herself through traveling the world.

Long-Term Travel vs. Short Vacations

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Find out why we at BootsnAll think every person should take a long-term trip at some point in their lives, and how long-term travel differs greatly from a shorter vacation.

Why Travel Around the World? Why Not!

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Nithin Coca is a Freelance Writer whose first book, Traveling Softly and Quietly, a memoir on his 13 months, budget trip around the world, is about how travel can give meaning and purpose to your life.

Why Travel?

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In an ongoing series that seeks to get to the root of what drives us to keep exploring, as travelers, Jenn Miller asks a dozen avid adventurers why they travel. The real question is, why do you travel?