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Student Travel Around the World Tickets Are Golden Right Now!

It’s a great time to be traveling the world on an AirTreks around the world ticket, especially for students! Recently our student fare provider has come through with some seriously incredible student rates on a cool selection of popular routes. If you’re a student and are looking to do an around the world trip this […]

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A Guide to Kos, Greece

Updated October 5, 2016. [intro title=”Forget Santorini. Go to Kos, instead.” text=”It’s hard to argue with beautiful beaches, lovely food, ancient ruins with half as many crowds as Greece’s better-known islands. “] [bannertop]This is a guest post by Roxanne Bridger. When it came time to pick a holiday spot last summer, the sunny island of […]

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Best Travel Websites Everyone Should Know About (and use)

Ah, the 21st century. It doesn’t seem possible we made it through the stone ages of the nineties without the online conveniences we currently have. But we did, and now here’s a list of the best travel websites to use as tools to enhance your trip, as a modern international traveler. Make your traveling life, […]

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Top 8 Places to Take an Extended Stopover

Stopovers make trips better. When traveling on around the world plane tickets some things are a given: frequent flyer miles, lower back pain, and stopovers at airports. Since all long flights can’t be non-stop, you’ll need to connect somewhere. Here are 8 places that’ll make the stop something to look forward to on your next […]

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Everything You Need to Spice Up Your Around the World Trip

The first way to get jazzed about your trip and to push you closer to your goal of actually doing it is to get some great and inspiring cities on your route list. Last year I wrote 10 Common Stops on an Around the World Itinerary (and where you should go instead). Here are five […]

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The Silk Road – Following in the Footsteps of Marco Polo

The Silk Road in China, the network of trade routes between Europe and China in the first millennium, usually brings up a romantic vision – long ambling camel caravans traversing great deserts with the crescent moon looking down on a line of weary and ancient travelers. And why not, it’s a part of our collective […]

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And the Best Around the World Ticket Cost Tool on the Web Is…

Trying to hash out a big around the world trip is serious business. One Google search reveals pages upon pages with which to research, plan and pull your hair out. If you’re looking to simply nail down a travel budget, to just get a get price for your around the world ticket, right now, there […]

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The Taxi Alternative – Cities Where You Can (and should) Skip the Airport Taxi

An airport taxi ride in a new city could be one of the most exciting parts of your arrival – you’re almost guaranteed a hair-whitening, eye-opening, heart-stopping gallop – but taxis can be as expensive and potentially dangerous as they are thrilling, depending on where you are. They can also be an unexpected budget-killer if […]

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Overland Travel: Gateway To Your RTW Experience

It’s easy to equate traveling around the world with following a series of connect-the-dots points on a map, and not necessarily with overland travel. This assumption is obvious since it’s the cities that, after all, have the airports. But the problem is that by flying from city to city you miss out on some of […]

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Around the World in Movie Locations

People love movies. People love to travel around the world. I thought, why not combine the two? Today’s post takes you on a round-the-world trip to movie locations! Not unlike but way better than a regular RTW trip or a simple list of movie titles, this trip is specific to movies and uses their filming […]

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Around the World Solo… But Not Alone

This is a guest post by Janice Waugh. From India to Chile to Spain… I have met many RTW travelers on the road and, interestingly, almost half were solo traveling. Here are a few reasons why someone would choose to travel solo: friends hadn’t the same desire for such travel partners hadn’t been able to […]

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Top 5 Languages in the World for RTW Travel

Updated September 9, 2016. If you want to travel and experience new cultures, it’s important to be able to communicate with the locals. The best way to ensure this is by learning their language, or at least learning the basics of that language. Learning a language is of particular benefit to long-term travelers who may […]