Around the world travel blog

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A Lonely Planet Inspired Round the World Trip for 2013

This route will hit all the cities on 2013’s Best in Travel Top 10 List from Lonely Planet, finding the maximum efficiency and lowest price.

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5 Ways to Fly First Class…in Coach

Get the most out of your economy class flight with these expert hacks for legroom, snacks, in-flight entertainment, and more.

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Round the World Trip Packing Mistakes! (And Solutions)

Alex Jimenez shares her best round the world trip packing tips, including what to pack (and what not to) for long-term travel.

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Five Incredible Around the World Itineraries for Less than $4000 (Including Tax)

A selection of some of our best around the world itineraries for under $4000, chosen for value and variation and an amazing trip.

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Try An AirTrek In Business Class

Let AirTreks help you put together a business class RTW trip that can save you $1000 or more on an airline alliance business class RTW ticket.

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Choosing To Be Homeless – A Travel Philosophy

The #1 question we get about our choice to make the world our home is “Why?” Our answer is, “Why not?” Are you ready to try something unconventional?

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Wreck or Trek – Survival Essentials for Hiking Mt. Bulusan, Philippines

How to prepare for a hiking trek on the wild Mount Bulusa, an active volcano in the Southernmost part of Luzon, Philippines.

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7 Places That Will Leave You Speechless (wondering and dreaming)

A handpicked list of 7 of the world’s most spectacular destinations that will leave you speechless.

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6 Things to Do in Kagoshima, Japan’s Southernmost City

Kagoshima may be a little off the beaten path, but it’s worth the trip for its beauty and serenity – plus there are plenty of things to do.

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A Two-Week Southern Italy Itinerary, By Land

The best stops on a two-week overland itinerary across Southern Italy (think historic villages, Roman ruins, idyllic beaches, mountains, and volcanoes).

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Lunar Landings In Lanzarote

Let’s get off-the-beaten-path – the extremely underrated island of Lanzarote is the most beautiful kind of wasteland.

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10 Essential Family Travel Resource Links

Some of the best advice and resources around for planning your big long-term family trip.