Itinerary—where to first on a RTW trip?

| September 8, 2009 | 20 Comments
itinerary Itinerary—where to first on a RTW trip?

Faced with the prospect of leaving North America in July, where would you go?

Okay. Here’s a theoretical question. Thanks in advance for indulging us! Faced with the prospect of leaving North America in July on a long-term trip, where would you go? Keeping in mind that we prefer to travel away from crowds and prefer shoulder season to low season—and like to avoid high season wherever possible. Cost is a consideration, as are crowds. Our budget would be considered mid-range—occasional nights spent in hostels and dorms supplemented by private rooms here and there. You may select up to two options.

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Faced with the prospect of leaving North America in July on a RTW trip, where would you go?

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With so many options and ‘must-visit’ sights on the world map, we’re in need of some ideas of where to go and how to plan our experience. What would you suggest? We’re also trying to account for, in addition to the points above, what would be the best region to start from that would allow for onward travel while incurring the least expense. For example, we’re leaning away from Europe owing to the fact that it’s high season and extremely busy. That bei