Should You Add “Unsafe” Destinations to Your RTW Trip?

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Jo Fitzsimons shares her tips for making an informed decision on whether to visit or steer clear from problem areas.

Ecotourism: Does it Matter?

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Eco-tourism is a buzz word in the travel world, but is it all it’s cracked up to be? What is our responsibility as travelers?

Solo Female Travel & The Importance of Women-Only Spaces

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Women do not need to be scared into staying at home. Dara Herr discusses the value of women-only spaces for solo female travel.

To Plan or Not to Plan

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Our favorite answers to the question “Do you like to have an itinerary and some research under your belt when you travel?”

Burmese Awakening

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Burma, renamed Myanmar, was finally reopening to the world and I wanted to be there as a witness.

The Aimless Twenty-Something Life: A Postgrad’s Tale of Travel & Taking Control

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Michael Fraiman discusses the decision facing every aimless 20-something graduate: jump-start your career or run away?

The Beginner’s Guide to Moving and Working Overseas

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Planning to move overseas for work? It’s not as easy as booking a ticket. Follow these tips for the smoothest transition.

5 Tips for a Smooth Transition to Expat Life

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Transitioning to the expat life? Liz Heck has some tips to make your new address feel like home.

10 Unfortunate Byproducts of Long-Term Travel

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Jennifer points out ten unfortunate side effects of long-term travel that are impossible to avoid.

8 Things Every Volunteer Organization Should Provide

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Not all volunteer-sending organizations are created equal. Check that yours meets these standards.