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Coping with Around-the-World Analysis Paralysis

It’s a common chain of events. Someone starts thinking about taking an around-the-world trip. They’ve got most of the money saved. They’re tying up their affairs at home. They’re dreaming of far-off lands. Then they start looking at all the choices

Why Travel Around the World?

I was going to write about the relatively good deals in Argentina these days, but that can wait a week. The other night, while skimming through the “Travelling Around the World” message board at Lonely Planet’s site, I was struck by

Take Our Airlines…Please!

Take Our Airlines…Please! I’m a pretty devout capitalist, but sometimes there can be such as thing as redundant competition. Do we really need so many bad airlines in one country as there are in the US? Compare a flight on Singapore

Home Exchanges and Crashpads

Need a place to crash? Well, you don’t need to have dozens of friends scattered around the world to find a place to rest your head. If you own a home, you can exchange your house for a week, a month,

Round-the-world Airline Tickets

Editor’s note – This post is really old. For more current articles, click here for the round-the-world tag. I just received an e-mail from someone who had bought my book. He wanted some advice on tickets saying, “I’ve been informed from