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Traveling To Bali, Vacation Island of the World

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the touristy side of Bali, so it’s important to get as far off the beaten path as possible. Here’s what you need to know.

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Backpacking the Cambodian Delta

A 25 cent beer in hand, my one-eyed tuk-tuk driver blasts through the rainy streets of Phnom Penh…backpacking Cambodia is much like Thailand in the 80s.

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Dubai is Twice As Nice: Backpacking the World’s Richest City

In his latest entry for RTW40, our travel producer, Gil Gildner shares the surprisingly affordable side of Dubai, a Middle Eastern version of Las Vegas.

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Summer In Morocco: How To Survive The Heat

A week of a round-the-world trip spent backpacking Morocco, trekking from Marrakech to Merzouga to Fes to Casablanca.

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Backpacking The Ring Road of Iceland – RTW40

Historically isolated from the world (now 4 hours direct from NYC) Iceland’s culture is distinct from the mainland, yet somehow as European as possible.

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How To Budget A Backpacking Trip Around The World

Accommodation. Food. Beer. Flights. Here’s how to calculate your around the world travel budget, written as I backpack around the world in 40 days.

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How To Pack Minimally On A Round-The-World Trip

How can you pack minimally for a trip around the world? I’m backpacking through seven different countries on five different continents in 40 days.

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Around the World in 40 Days – RTW40

Travel isn’t just essential, it’s possible. That’s why I’m heading out on a 40-day trip around the world to share my budget, my stories, and my experience.

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How to Plan a RTW Backpacking Trip

Want to travel around the world with a minimum of gear? Here’s how to plan a RTW backpacking trip.

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How to Travel With Kids

Family travel can be very safe. Ready to take the plunge? Get out there in the world with your kids using these strategies!

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How to Plan the Perfect Honeymoon

Ready for the perfect honeymoon? Plan to travel RTW after your wedding? Check out our advice on how to make the most of your first big trip as newlyweds.

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FAQ–Around the World Ticket Flexibility

I spend a lot of my time answering travelers’ questions, so I thought that I would post some of the more frequently asked questions on our blog.  The number one question that we get asked has to do with ticket flexibility and open tickets for Around the World travel. Here are a few of the questions we […]