8 Things that Separate Great Hostels from Average Hostels

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Hostels come in all shapes and sizes with varying amenities. After a year of round-the-world travel, Adam Seper is comfortable declaring which 8 amenities separate the great hostels from the so-so hostels.

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.

Rethinking Traditional Travel: 7 Tips to Break the Mold

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If you’ve ever felt like your trips are starting to feel a bit too alike, you might be interested in Lauren Quinn’s advice for changing things up, inspired by an unexpected source.

How to Build a Passion Driven Life

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Tired of living the status quo? Tired of doing the “next thing?” Wish you were living your dreams instead of plodding through your realities? Jenn Miller breaks it down for you and asks a few questions that will help you define your passions and let them fuel your life!

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.

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.

18 Travel Resolutions to Make This Year Your Best Travel Year Ever

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We hope 2017 brings you more amazing indie travel experiences, and to help you make travel a priority in your life this year, we’ve put together a list of travel-related resolutions that’ll help you make 2017 your best travel year ever.