Round the world travel #lphangout – Lonely Planet travel videos



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In this Hangout on Air, Lonely Planet and our panel of experts discuss all things RTW travel. If you’re considering a long term/distance trip, are about to embark on your gap year or fancy a career break, tune in to hear our tips and tricks to make sure your trip goes smoothly.

The panel:

Arianwen Morris of
Arianwen has spent the past two years backpacking solo in South America, New Zealand and Australia. She has just completed a working holiday in Sydney and is currently making her way from Mexico to Costa Rica. Recent adventures include piloting a stunt plane, hiking on a glacial volcano, defying gravity with a jetpack and swimming with 8-metre whale sharks.

Nate Robert of
Nate Robert has been travelling the world since 2012, and documenting his infamously off-the-beaten-path travels at Yomadic.com. Highlights so far have included entering Iran on a one-way ticket with no visa, being captured by Armenian border guards for 73 hours, and contemplating life at a Transnistrian bride auction. His hobbies include street photography, collecting very small rocks from beaches around the world, and writing interesting author bios.

Lonely Planet author, Jenny Walker
Jenny Walker has been writing guidebooks for Lonely Planet for over a decade, specialising in the Middle East. She is a long-term resident of Muscat where she works as an Associate Dean at a large engineering college. In her spare time she is writing a PhD on the perception of the Arabic Orient in English contemporary literature. At the last count, she had visited 112 countries from Panama to Mongolia on various assignments and for the simple pleasure of it. She is currently working on the new edition of LP’s Jordan guidebook.

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8 thoughts on “Round the world travel #lphangout – Lonely Planet travel videos

  1. i'm only 17 and i've clocked up 32 countries so far, I hope one day to beat the 100 mark! Hearing others travel plans and tips for trip planning is so inspiring and motivational, and all the advice is really useful thank you!

  2. Fantastic advice from all of the speakers, thank you, this is really helpful because I am going on a RTW trip in January 2015. I have opted for buying a RTW ticket, and are planning to travel for six months but the ticket is flexible enough that I can change my dates without extra cost. Thank you asking the question about travelling with cabin luggage. I am convinced travelling light is the way I need to go.  Does anyone else have any thoughts on this?

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