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Random Ramblings About Travel Around The World

Nowhere in the world's it say that you cannot get paid to travel around the world. If traveling is your passion, you can view the whole world and pay me to do it. Fortunately, in this era of technology there are many ways you can travel all in the world, and also get paid to do it.

QUESTION: Travelling around the world?
Has anyone travelled around the world? If so what company's did you book it with, or travel with? Any do's and dont's or general advice, Looking to book in the next 6months!! Thanks
  • That is a big question. I will stick to the air travel part is I may because that is the area I know a bit about. Booking round the world flights can be done in one of two ways; off the shelf packages or tailor made. The hard work is taken out of the equation with the former but you may not get to where you want to go. There are three main airline alliances, Oneworld, Star Alliance and Skyteam. Each of these will have the means to ticket you between their member airlines to get you round the world. The main rule is that you can travel either East or West, (North and South are OK so long as you are also progressing East or West). You cannot backtrack. There are a number of companies specialising in round the world and tailor-made. I suggest you use one of them rather than a High Street agency. The three which spring to mind are Journeys a La Carte, which has one both the Guardian and Sunday Times travel agent of the year awards and Travelbag and Austravel. I personally prefer Journeys and I have dealt with them for ten years for complex itineraries. These agencies are specialist and have access to more booking options that the High St ones who would be more comfortable selling a trip to the Costa's. One other piece of advice, take a couple of photo copies of your passport details pages and keep them separate from your passport.


  • 28 May 2014
    clancybrighter · 13964 views · Leave a comment

    Smart Advice About Best Places For Family Vacations?

    It is really fun to schedule and head for a holiday to a location of your choice with your family. The family vacation packages is one of the most effective options available to the population with their family who love to go to different places for every vacation. But certain things are to be taken into account while planning your trip.

    20 May 2014
    clancybrighter · 5651 views · Leave a comment

    Traveling The World Alone Solutions?

    You are perfectly free to do what you want. This is a big thing tht is overlooked by those who travel with friends. Obviously your friends came to the trip with their priorities and goals. These may not align exactly with yours.

    17 May 2014
    clancybrighter · 7481 views · Leave a comment

    Exotic Family Vacations - What's Needed?

    Family holidays and family vacations are something everyone looks forward to. Many of our most cherished memories come from our family vacations, whether to exotic places or to a small camp by the river. After all, these family holidays are one of the only things which involve all the members of a family. To help make your next vacation perfect, these are some tips. They are easy to follow and represent a must for any holidays family members spend together.

    Remember, a fun vacation doesn't necessarily have to equal a hefty sum of money. Decide which some of the family holidays you want to invest in the maximum. If buying souvenirs and stuff is the most fun part for you, you may elect to spend more on shopping and cut down on staying expenses a little. Look up the rates of hotels in the region where the family vacations are being planned and choose an affordable one. If staying at a great place is most important than shopping, then look up local markets where you can make good bargains without having to spend much. You can also save money in little ways, like carrying a barbecue set to save on eating out. In this way, your family holidays will be light on your pocket.

    Beach It: If you want to beach it, be sure to check out all your options for lodging. Sometimes a large family can do better by renting a condominium or home for the week rather than staying at a hotel. Remember, you can save a huge amount of money if you are able to prepare your own meals while on vacation. A good portion of a families vacation budget can be literally 'eaten up '! Even a little kitchenette in a suite can save you big bucks. If you are campers, you can most always find a campsite near popular beach areas and get maximum savings on lodging.

    More Random Exotic Family Vacations Stuff

    It doesn't matter if you've got a small family or a large one. You need to make sure that everyone enjoys themselves on Family Vacations. Ask all the members about every aspect of the vacation. Try including spots your kids would love to visit, such as amusement parks and zoos, in the vacation plan. Make sure you don't choose, for instance, a seaside resort simply because YOU love it. In case a family member doesn't like the sea, compromise on your own desire, at least this time. After all, holidays family members can take together are quite rare, in these feverish times. And you can always go to the site you want, on your own, later on.

    Traveling on a vacation with one's family is among the most pleasurable ways of spending time together. However, for a perfect vacation, some areas need to take care of first, such as the likes and dislikes of individual members, the budget, and some knowledge about the proposed vacation destination.

    13 May 2014
    clancybrighter · 7447 views · Leave a comment

    Family Vacation Ideas - Some Interesting Facts

    Finding the perfect family vacation can be either a challenge, but when you do find it, it can be quite rewarding. Depending on the dimensions of your family, it may be difficult to please everyone, but that does not mean you should not try. Each person in your family should participate in helping to search for the perfect family vacation. Even though they may not be thrilled with the destination they can still choose something special to do while you're on vacation.

    Finding the perfect family vacation also means finding a vacation that doesn't break your budget. Before you even start planning the trip, you need to sit here and figure out exactly how often you have to spend. This includes hotels, meals, spending money for entertainment and attractions, and gas or airfare. You don't want to be in the midst of a family vacation and realize that you don't have adequate money to do all you want. With a little planning and research it is not difficult to find a vacation that will fit every sort of budget.

    Set out a clear budget for the trip in advance. This is an area where a bunch of families spend way too money on vacation only because they really did not budget everything out like they should and did not realize to what extent they had spent until the vacation was already over. If you do not want that to happen to you, sit down and establish clearly how much you'll allow for travel, lodging, activities, meals, and so forth and then monitor your expenses as the trip progresses.

    When you're trying to decide exactly where to go it is frequently best to call on the family first. If there is a common consensus then that's great-you're already on your way! Chances of that happening though are slim to none since every person in your family probably will have different ideas of what a perfect family vacation will mean to them. When you get all of your suggestions you can research the Internet to try to identify the best solution. If they all recognize that they want it to be warm, but are undecided about going to Disney World versus Cancun, you can find a happy medium that could incorporate both fun and relaxation for mom and dad.

    If finding the perfect family vacation seems to be completely out of reach you may wish to consider going to an outside source as a travel agent or person who specializes in vacation packages. They are often much more skilled in finding you the best destination that would make every member of your family happy. They know of many vacation spots that you don't know of that may be just what the family ordered. They can also get you great rates on hotels and attraction tickets that can help it be more affordable.

    Whether you're planning a beach trip, a ski trip, or anything in the middle, the perfect family vacation is more than the destination; it is the time you spend together far from the rigors of everyday life. Make it enjoyable and anywhere you go will be the perfect family vacation.

    07 May 2014
    clancybrighter · 7936 views · Leave a comment

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