Around the world travel blog

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What Does Your Trip Say About You? – A few things to consider before venturing out

To be the best world-citizen you can, keep in mind a few things as you go to be a good ambassador. The world is watching as never before.

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12 Fun Things to Do on a Stopover in Taiwan

A short list of some fun things to do on a stopover in Taiwan –from gorgeous natural scenery to martial arts classes–there’s something for everyone here.

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12 Destinations Where Your Dollar Will Go Further in 2016

12 destinations that answer the question: where’s the US dollar worth the most in 2016? How can RTW travelers make exchange rates work to their advantage?

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10 Common Stops on an Around the World Ticket (and where you should go instead)

A list of not as well-traveled places you should see on your around the world ticket either in addition to or even in lieu of the more well known places.

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AirTreks vs. the Alliance Round the World Ticket

Airline alliances have special round-the-world fares, but what if we told you we could beat them AND add more flexibility?

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The Universal Packing List

In honor of Christmas here’s a gift for those that hate to pack. The Universal Packing List is a checklist tool based on your particular trip.

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The Steps of the Booking Process – Simple as One-Two-Three

While the idea of taking an around the world trip may seem complicated, the actual booking process isn’t nearly as daunting. It really is as simple as one-two-three.

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Paying For Your Trip – Credit Card vs Savings

there are two ways to pay for plane tickets: with a credit card (paying later) and with cash (paying now). I’ll talk about the implications of each method.

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Knowledge is Power – A Definitive Guide to Staying Healthy On the Road

I’ve prepared a guide to help you define and hopefully avoid some of the more widespread heath risks out there.

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Your Passport Name – The Final Word

Please make sure we have the first, middle, and last names of all passengers traveling spelled exactly as they appear on your passports.

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The Best in Travel Cameras

Which camera is the best for travel? Let’s go over the point and shoot, DSLR, mid-range cameras, and we’ll throw in an honorable mention for good measure.

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Agreein’ with the Aegean

If you’ve ever taken an excursion to the Greek Islands you know just how amazing the Aegean Sea can be. The wine dark waters, tiny whitewashed houses speckling the horizon, the salt and olive air. It’s simply like no other place. If you’ve never been but are considering exploring this stunning region, good for you! […]