After a long time away, you've changed in ways you can't describe. But the people back home haven't, and they're going to react in all sorts of ways to you. Here's how to navigate the minefield that awaits you.
Patrick Furlong wrote a letter to his 25-year old self detailing why he travels. It has since become his own personal manifesto for travel and, in many ways, life.
Travel can be a tidal wave of stimuli, and that's why it's important to find a way to make it relevant to you. Mishana Khot reveals how to find perspective when you travel.
Inspired by Lonely Planet's "The Kindness of Strangers", Isabel Eva Bohrer wonders why people are so often kind to strangers in the first place.
Daniela Baker provides eight essential tips to packing lightly, even if you have a wide range of activities planned.
Self-described "high maintenance" traveler Darina Voloshina shares her top tips for packing everything into just one suitcase.
Experiences both good and bad are out there, waiting to meld and twist your personality into something new and fabulous. Mishana Khot tells you how travel will change you forever.
Realizing your travel dreams starts with thinking BIG! Justin Troupe reminds us why "a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step".
For almost every traveler to America, there are some things you just donâ€™t get over, no matter how long you stay. Hereâ€™s Mishana Khot's top ten.
You may not be able to take the kitchen sink with you, but packing for long term travel doesn't mean living on two pairs of underwear. Mishana Khot has the insider tips for girls with big travel plans.
How a few monarch butterflies taught one traveler the importance of life back home.
Apprehensive about your next long-term travel stint? Trust us: the pros far outweigh the cons. Mishana Khot explains why.
Planning your first trip abroad can be daunting. Travel veteran, Amanda Kendle, reveals a few tips to help you decide on the best destination.
Forget the endless online tips, cure-all meds and bits of expert advice that claim to beat jet leg. Amanda Kendle reveals six ways that actually work.
Nicci Mende advocates learning about a culture through their stomachs - if you really want to get to know the locals, go where they eat.
Before you decide to travel the world with a friend, Ann Brampton has a few essential questions to consider asking.
Ann Brampton reveals her favorite tips to survive the stress and mania of traveling during the holiday season.
Amanda Kendle explores the heartbreaking facts behind those who travel solely in search of some place to die.
Seasoned traveler Julia Dilworth takes a look at 7 of the worldâ€™s most stylishly small hotels.
Travelers love to take home souvenirs. Amanda Kendle reveals a few tips to make sure you bring back mementos that actually mean something.