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Travel Around the World (brief)

Traveling around the world at once is often a cheaper option than breaking it down into segments. The secret is to plan carefully and purchase the ticket well in advance. The cost is more than made up for by the amazing experience of seeing many places in a short period of time and the memories […]

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RTW What does it stand for?

RTW what does it stand for ? Round The World. The difference between a trip and a round the world (RTW) tour is like the difference between a semi-precious stone and a diamond; it’s more than a journey, it’s a life achievement. It’s a unique and complete experience… an investment which will enrich your life forever. Ask […]

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RTW itineraries

RTW itineraries: The classic (and cheapest) RTW tickets flit between a few big cities, for example London — Bangkok — Singapore — Sydney — LA. If you want to link more offbeat hubs (Baku — Kinshasa — Paramaribo, anyone?), prices will climb considerably. The cost of the ticket is based on the total distance covered […]

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WHEN to go?

The weather will never be ideal on all your stops. So, focus on what you want to do most and research conditions there: if a Himalaya trek is your highlight, don’t land in Nepal mid-monsoon; if you want to swim with whale sharks off Western Australia, be there April-July. Then accept you’ll be in some […]

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HOW long do you need?

RTW Duration. You could whip round the world in a weekend if you flew non-stop. However, the minimum duration of most RTW tickets is ten days — still a breathless whirl. Consider stock-piling annual leave, tagging on public holidays or even arranging a sabbatical in order to take off two months, ideally six to 12. […]

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HOW to do it?

HOW TO TRAVEL RTW: The most economical way to circumnavigate is to buy a round-the-world air ticket that uses one airline alliance. Theoretically, any routing is possible, but knowing how the RTW booking system works will make your trip cheaper. For example, the Star Alliance, a coalition of 27 airlines, offers a RTW ticket with […]

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RTW Trip How much?

RTW Trip How much? It’s difficult to estimate how much your trip will cost. The important question is – what kind of trip do you want to make and how long do you want it to last?  So, select your level of comfort, then figure out how many weeks or months you plan to stay […]

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HOW much Time?

HOW much time do I need? The actual flight time to circumnavigate the planet is about 40 hours. With 196 countries stretched around the planet’s 47,000 kilometres girth, it would take several lifetimes to see it all! I suggest you try to carve out as much time as you can for your trip beforehand, since […]

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Gap year: work and travel around the world

GAP YEAR around the world: It doesn’t matter if you are working or doing volunteering, all it takes is some ongoing interaction with locals to develop a connection and make some friends. WORK Depending on your age, nationality and professional skills, you can get short term legal permission to work almost anywhere.
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HOW to travel cheap

The key to saving money on the road is not to concentrate exclusively on the big expenditures, but to find small savings along every step of the way. Beyond picking countries where your funds will last longer, savvy saving is about a deliberate lifestyle adjustment that rations out the comforts.  There are also a number […]