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Our Around the World Itinerary

Julie Itinerary, RTW 8 Comments

In 2014 and 2015, we spent 13 months traveling around the world. If you are considering long-term travel and need some inspiration, or just want to find out what we did, here is our around the world itinerary. An Overview of our Trip   Duration: 13 months, 396 days Countries visited: 35 Continents: 5 Distance traveled: 87,314 miles Nine of …

Around the World Itinerary

How to Design an Around the World Itinerary

Julie Itinerary, Travel Advice 0 Comments

With everything that goes into planning a long-term trip, designing your around the world itinerary is the fun part. This is when dreaming of far off places becomes a reality. Do you want to travel to London, Bangkok, the Great Barrier Reef, or Machu Picchu? On an around the world itinerary, you can visit them all! Here are our tips …

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RTW Ticket vs. One Way Tickets, Which One is Better?

Julie Travel Advice 0 Comments

If you are planning to travel around the world, you have two options for booking your flights: a RTW ticket or a series of one-way tickets. Both options have pros and cons, with the main factors being cost and flexibility. If you will be traveling around the world, don’t automatically assume that you need to book a RTW ticket. There …

How much does it cost to travel around the world

How much does it cost to travel around the world?

Julie Travel Advice 12 Comments

One of the most popular questions we get asked is how much does it cost to travel around the world. This was our biggest question too, before we decided to take a big trip like this. It costs a lot less than you probably think. Traveling long term, several months or longer, costs a lot less per day than what …

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101 Travel Tips After Traveling Around the World

Julie Post-Trip, RTW, Travel Advice 12 Comments

Looking for great travel tips and advice? We spent 13 months traveling around the world, visiting 35 countries. In total, we have traveled to 50 countries across six continents. We have learned a lot and want to share our knowledge with you. Here are our best travel tips after traveling around the world 1.  Go somewhere new every year. 2. …

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Worst Travel Moments While Going Around The World

Julie Post-Trip, RTW 4 Comments

It’s a fact of life that things go wrong. In thirteen months of travel, it is unavoidable to have a few minor disasters along the way, even with proper planning and taking precautions to keep yourself healthy. Fortunately for us, the things that went wrong weren’t too terrible, although at the time we may have thought differently. We all battled …

365 Days of Travel in 100 Photos

Julie RTW 30 Comments

We hit a HUGE milestone today, hitting day #365!  But we aren’t finished yet. Surprise, surprise…our “one year” trip around the world grew to 13 months of travel. We have been having so much fun we are just not ready to go home, not yet. So, here we are, 32 countries visited, 365 days of travel, and thousands of memories …

Six Month Update…Halfway Already?!!

Julie RTW 13 Comments

Six months…I can’t believe that we are at the halfway point already. I can still remember stepping onto to the airplane at JKF Airport, that first airplane that would fly us away from the US and out into the big, wide world.  We were bursting with excitement and anticipation, and maybe even with a little fear.  In these six months, …

Eating in Bangkok

Eating (and Drinking) Our Way Around Bangkok

Julie Thailand 4 Comments

Bangkok, Thailand…I have fallen in love with this city. I have always wanted to travel to Thailand.  Thai food is my favorite in the world, the beaches look incredible, there are ancient ruins all over the place, and to top it off, there are elephants galore. Our introduction to Thailand came with a stay in Bangkok. This city was exactly …