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2017: A Year in Review

Our favorite stories from 2017 give you a glimpse into our five core company values and how we are living them out.

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These free transit tours will have you wishing for “bad” flight connections

Stuck with a long layover before your next flight – what better way to kill time than to venture out on a free tour? Here’s our list of the best free tours available for transiting passengers.

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A Gringa’s Introduction to Chile

Read Julie Andersen’s local insights to traveling in Chile after years of thorough exploration and expat life there.

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Stopover Guide to Iceland

Plan the ideal stopover in Iceland with this guide by our travel experts.

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7 Ways to Balance Work with Long-Term Travel

Seven ways you can fit long-term travel into your lifestyle without losing your job.

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Top 5 Trips Taken in 2017

A RTW trip is going to take people to some wide-ranging places. Here are four trips our travelers are taking in 2017 that we felt inspired to share!

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9 Wonderfully Obscure Long-Haul Flights

From Reykjavik, Iceland to Anchorage, Alaska, Shanghai to Tijuana, and beyond, here are some truly off-the-beaten-path long-haul flights to experience!

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Helping Large Groups Navigate Travel: Remote Year Case Study

Unknowns aren’t ever pleasant during a trip. So, what about changes in plans for a huge digital nomad group?

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Living the Dream vs. Working the Dream

A few years ago, I thought that working at well-funded startups in Silicon Valley with talented colleagues would give me the lifestyle I wanted.

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How Much Does Traveling The World Really Cost Per Day?

[intro title=”Can you really get a beer in Cambodia for 25 cents?” text=”Yes, you can. So many travel guides just give a simple one-size-fits-all answer to how much it costs to travel the world, so I thought I’d break it down into more details.”] From August 13th to September 22nd, I flew around the world […]

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Around The World In 40 Days – A RTW40 Retrospective

I went around the world in 40 days. Now I’ ranking Iceland, Morocco, Dubai, Cambodia, Bali, New Zealand on food, value for the dollar, natural beauty, suitability for backpacking, and finally friendliness/overall impression.

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New Zealand, Island of the Long White Cloud

My final RTW40 stop was in New Zealand, island of the long white cloud, mecca for the independent traveler, and most beautiful destination in the world.