Posts Tagged ‘rtw tickets’

How To Plan a Round-the-World (RTW) Trip

How To Plan a Round-the-World (RTW) Trip
Okay, so the title of this post is a little bit of a misnomer. No matter how much advance thought you put into it-how many guidebooks you read, excel charts you create or the number of seasoned traveler whose brains you pick-it’s all but impossible to plot out your entire adventure while sitting...
March 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Air, Backpacking & Trekking, Blogging Your Trip, Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Finances & Savings, Getting There Deals, Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe, Staying There, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Traveling the Globe on a Single Ticket

Traveling the Globe on a Single Ticket
Often times, the most confusing part of planning a major international journey is figuring out what type of airline ticket (or tickets) you need to get. Should you buy each leg separately, and on different airlines, to maximize flexibility? Save yourself the hassle of researching flights on the road...
January 16th, 2008 | Air, Getting There Deals, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning | Read More

Expert Advice: Buying Round the World (RTW) Tickets

Expert Advice: Buying Round the World (RTW) Tickets
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor One of the questions we’re asked most frequently is, “Do you think I should book a round-the-world airline ticket for my journey, or just purchase tickets as I go?” While you might get a bit more flexibility when buying a string of one-ways, as...
August 20th, 2007 | Air, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

The Lost Girls RTW Budget: Part 2

The Lost Girls RTW Budget: Part 2
Flights, Travel Gear, Visas, Vaccines and Accommodations I hope all you readers out there enjoyed Part 1 of The Lost Girls RTW Budget series, which I posted a few days ago. If you’ve been waiting with bated breath for Part 2 (as I know you have!), wait no longer. Today’s entry will reveal...
July 1st, 2007 | Air, Finances & Savings, Health & Safety, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Passports & Visas, Staying There | Read More

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful – Bali!

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful – Bali!
So I know it’s a bit lame to steal the Cover Girl cosmetics tagline for the title of my blog, but honestly, it’s the perfect way to describe Indonesia’s famous hedonist hotspot. To proof it, I’ll break it down for you one word at a time! Easy: Everything from the low key, little...
May 12th, 2007 | Fitness & Workouts, Group Travel, Indonesia, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

How We: Booked Our Flights

How We: Booked Our Flights
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Back in New York, when the girls and I were strategizing the cheapest ways to convey ourselves and three very heavy packs around the planet, we ruled out the infamous RTW or round the world ticket. Not only do Americans have to shell out hundreds or even thousands...
December 17th, 2006 | Air, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Do you Peru? Yes, we do!

Yesterday, in the wee hours of the morning, The Lost Girls made major strides towards departing the country by snagging seats on Lima-bound COPA aircraft (official departure date: June 20th). True, the tickets weren’t as cheap as on a budget,no-frills airline–$550 from Miami, $650 from New...
March 21st, 2006 | Air | Read More