Around the world travel blog

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Best Things To Do At Angkor Wat

Everything you need to know to fully enjoy the Angkor Archaeological Area, from ticket info to rainy season insights.

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How to Spend Money Abroad – Tips on Accessing and Using your Traveling Cash

With fees, limits, percentages and acres of fine print it’s difficult to avoid being nickled and dimed. Here’s your how-to for avoiding “fee fatigue.”

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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.