Long Jaunt

Six continents. Thirty countries. Two laptops. Come along on a trip around the world.
long jaunt trip around the world

Seriously, this around the world ticket is for you.

Over the next eight months, the Boston-based Longjaunt team will be traveling the world, and they're packing you in their bags for the ride. We invite you to share your photos along the way and tell your story.

July and August: India and Thailand

Doi Suthep National Park

Doi Suthep National Park

Our explorers were excited to rent mopeds for a day to explore Doi Suthep National Park.
Blog Explore the park
walking market

Chiang Mai's Walking Market

Discover Chiang Mai's famous Sunday Walking Market, where local craftspeople sell jewelry, textiles, and other unique Thai souvenirs.
Blog Take a walk
Beauty and the beach resort

Beauty and the beach resort

Long Jaunt's first encounter with the Railay peninsula left them at a loss — the beach was filled with so much beauty, but so much of it was wasted.
Blog Discover Railay, Thailand
Medical tourism

Medical tourism

With one explorer fearing a return of malaria and another curious of the local amenities, Long Jaunt made their way to a nearby hospital.
Blog Travel life
One night in Bangkok

One night in Bangkok

Discover why the popular book "The Beach" describes Bangkok's Khao San Road as "the centre of the backpacking universe."
Blog Discover Bangkok
delhi in a day

Delhi in a day

After two weeks on the road from Mumbai, Long Jaunt arrived in Delhi, the final destination of their mini-tour of India.
coming out in delhi

Coming out in Delhi

Hundreds of gay-rights activists and supporters took to the streets of New Delhi demanding the repeal of a 145-year-old Indian law that makes homosexuality illegal.
the stunning taj mahal

The stunning Taj Mahal

There's sight seeing — and then there's seeing the Taj Mahal. Our explorers were in awe of this iconic tomb.
Blog An ultimate tourist attraction
the monkey palace

The monkey palace

More monkeys! Since Long Jaunt can't get enough of "their brothers from another mother," they made their way to Galta, the Monkey Palace.
Blog More monkeys
the blue city

The Blue City

Discover an urban sea of indigo-washed buildings in the city of Jodhpur in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Blog Explore Jodhpur
On the way to Jodhpur

On the way to Jodhpur

Departing Udaipur early, Long Jaunt set out on a full day of travel through the heart of Rajasthan to “The Blue City” Jodhpur, stopping at two of Rajasthan’s most stunning landmarks along the way.
Blog Exploring Rajasthan
The Monsoon Palace

The Monsoon Palace

See stunning views of the city of Udaipur from the "Monsoon Palace," the former residence of the region's royal family.
Blog Explore Sajjangarh
The people of Rajasthan

The people of Rajasthan

Donned in colorful saris, thickly-wrapped turbans, and ear-to-ear smiles, the people of Rajasthan are a compelling part of the city.
Blog Rural Rajasthan
Udaipur at night

Udaipur at night

Our explorers rolled into India's most romantic city, Udaipur, on a late-night bus, catching only a tease of what the city had in store.
Blog Late night glimpse
Old Ahmedabad

Old Ahmedabad

Long Jaunt explores the old city center of Ahmedabad and discovers a bustling maze of streets, food carts, and shoppers.
Blog The old city center
A malaria scare

A malaria scare

With Thushan fading fast, Long Jaunt headed to the doctor's office for a diagnosis — but not before watching the Celtics win the NBA championship on tape delay.
Sickness sets in

Sickness sets in

Our explorers felt under the weather after an all-night bus trip from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. Thushan was hit worst of all, with a fever, body aches, and general exhaustion — early warning signs of malaria.
All aboard

All aboard

Mumbai's trains are a reflection of the city itself: big, loud, and crowded. They carry more than 2 million people daily.
Streets of Mumbai

Streets of Mumbai

Discover cricket matches, heavenly smells, and crowds in the streets of Mumbai.
Blog Crowds of Mumbai
A Bollywood reunion

A Bollywood reunion

After two weeks in Sri Lanka, our explorers headed north to India and the sub-continent's largest city, Mumbai, for a mini-reunion with some old friends.
Blog Reconnecting with friends