Around the World Itinerary

How to Design an Around the World Itinerary

Julie Itinerary, RTW Leave a Comment

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?

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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 …

Around the World One Year Later

One Year Later…

Julie Post-Trip 18 Comments

This post was written in July 2016, one year after returning home from our trip around the world. It has been one year since we took that final bus journey from NYC to Maryland. One momentous, lightning fast year, full of readjustments, new beginnings, and plans for our future. Not a day goes by that we do not reflect on …

Phu Quoc Sunset

101 Travel Tips After Traveling Around the World

Julie Post-Trip, RTW, Travel Advice 30 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 67 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 6 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 …