A True Gift to Travelers: The Couchsurfing Community

We both were aware of Couchsurfing for a while now, although we didn’t know too much about it besides its existence and basic function.  However, last summer after we decided to take a trip around the world, we both began to research more about it.  We signed up, got verified and decided to invite some…

Airline Miles, A Key to RTW Travel

I will preface this by saying I am a very responsible person when it comes to money.  I pay all credit card bills in full each month and have not paid a penny in interest due to carrying a credit card balance since 2009.  I paid off about $60,000 in student loans within 5 years…

Acting in the Office: Why I’m Living a Double Life

My situation is simple.  I have a job that I cannot afford to lose…for now.  Once the calendar flips to July I will be putting in my 2 weeks notice to travel the world long term.  I’m not well off by any means, so the steady income in the form of a bi-weekly paycheck is…

The Fun that is Immunizations…How I Tackled the Vaccination Dilemma

If you are planning a RTW trip (Round-the-World), this is probably one of the aspects of research which you look forward to the least.  I know that was definitely the case for myself.  There is so much conflicting information out there, and much of it is up to debate, personal preference, or simply as Dirty…