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Five Reasons to Take a Career Break

Five Reasons to Take a Career Break

You’re stuck in the 9-5, fighting the cube wars day after day but you want more. Here Jennifer Miller shows us there’s no reason you can’t have it! Read on for five excellent reasons to hang up your dress shirt and take a year (or more) to redefine your life through a career break.

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Why It’s Not Crazy to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Why It’s Not Crazy to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Adam Seper expertly addresses the three biggest concerns you’re likely to hear about when you tell friends and family you’re going to travel the world for a year or more, helping calm your (and their) fears and turning those potential negatives into likely positives.

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What Travel Has Meant to My Education

What Travel Has Meant to My Education

Travel has long been accepted as a vital part of a well-rounded education. Having traveled full-time from the age of eleven, Hannah Miller shares insight on what seven years of travel on five continents have meant to her education.

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5 Road Schooling Ideas

5 Road Schooling Ideas

One important aspect of long term travel with kids that must be considered is education. Jenn Miller has home schooled her kids since birth and is in her eighth year of road schooling them as they adventure. Read along and think through your philosophy, curriculum options, and hands on ideas for how to make it happen as you hit the road.

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Latest Traveler Articles

Independent Travel Tips for Tokyo

Japan isn’t nearly as expensive as it used to be. Despite the lower prices, it can still be quite confusing and enigmatic. Everything is the same but different – which is also part of what makes Tokyo such a fun and interesting place to visit.

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#JustOneRhino – Save Rhinos and Win Prizes

#JustOneRhino – Save Rhinos and Win Prizes

Travelers Building Change is raffling off over $30,000 in awesome prizes to those that donate as little as $20 to their #JustOneRhino campaign – which is raising money for Rhinos Without Borders and helping save the critically endangered rhino population.

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Author Bio: Ying Tey

Ying Tey is a Malaysian freelance writer. She enjoys pursuing adventures in strange towns and far-flung lands: so far, she’s chalked up 68 countries and plenty of misadventures in between. She’d previously funded her travels by teaching English on Costa Cruise Ships (yes–including the one that sank!), by making caffe lattes in London and Melbourne, […]

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HSP and World Travel

HSP and World Travel

Do you feel overwhelmed by crowds, noise, and instability? Are you jumpy and a worrier? Kelly O’Laughlin shares tips on how you can travel the world successfully when you are highly sensitive to your surroundings.

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Confessions of a Reformed Spender

Confessions of a Reformed Spender

I once read that saving money is a lot like getting in shape–it’s not enough to swap a salad for a pizza slice here and there, you really have to commit and just choose to eat healthy and visit the gym. Saving money for travel is similar in that you have to choose to save money and put your purchases into perspective. Although I am a reformed spender (who occasionally relapses with the impulse purchase at Duane Reade) these tricks have come a long way in helping me save for my adventure.

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Traveling with Friends

Traveling with Friends

All too often I have heard people lament their group of friends for letting their travel plans fall through due to getting “complicated.” I have found that planning a group trip is more manageable when tackled in parts rather than all at once. Consider this your guide.

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Pros and Cons of a Gap Year

Pros and Cons of a Gap Year

Have you pondered taking a gap year to travel? Lauren Fitzpatrick from Go Overseas is here to outline the pros and cons to help you make the most informed decision.

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5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia

5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia

Overwhelmed by all the volunteering possibilities in Asia? Let Hannah from Go Overseas, an expert at volunteering abroad, narrow down the options with these 5 incredible opportunities.

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Educational Travel: How to Get Permission and Justify the Experience to Your Local School

Educational Travel: How to Get Permission and Justify the Experience to Your Local School

Have you ever been tempted to just take your kids out of school and hit the road? Maybe you worried about getting permission or how to demonstrate what your child would learn while traveling. Jennifer Miller skipped most of third and eighth grade because her family was traveling. Those were the best two years of her “schooling,” and she went on to become a teacher herself! She will show you how to craft a pitch to your school administrators and how to quantify the learning for your child, and perhaps even benefit every child in your kid’s class!

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Graduation: Give the Gift of Travel

Graduation: Give the Gift of Travel

Jenn Miller makes a case for travel as the continuation of education and issues a challenge to all the old people and the travelers in the world: give the gift of travel and change a young life!

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Higher Education For Free?

Higher Education For Free?

Jenn Miller has a degree in institutional education and fifteen years of experience in outside the box experience in the alternative education world. She believes travel is a fantastic teacher, that a university degree should be pursued, and that these two dreams are not mutually exclusive. She’ll show you how to get high quality education for free and combine your gap year (or two!) with your long range plans for your intellectual education!

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Gap Year: Stories

Gap Year: Stories

Should travel be an integral part of a well rounded education? Jenn Miller thinks so. Listen to the voices of three young people whose gap experiences changed their lives.

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Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids

Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids

Many families debate whether or not traveling with their kids is a worthwhile or healthy thing to do. Hannah Miller, a teen who’s traveled all over the world, shares a few of the reasons family travel is not only a good thing, but a highly beneficial way of life for both parents and children!

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Why Recent College Grads Should Take Time to Travel

Why Recent College Grads Should Take Time to Travel

Just graduated college or graduating soon? Frustrated about job prospects? Isabel Eva Bohrer shares tips on a travel option that you may not have thought of. A RTW trip could enhance your resume and make you stand out to prospective employers.

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Long Term Travel As Education

Long Term Travel As Education

Have you ever wondered what long term traveling families “do about keeping up with school” for their kids? Perhaps you’re asking the wrong question. Jenn Miller, world schooling mother of four, teacher by trade, discusses world schooling as a viable educational alternative.

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MBA vs. RTW

MBA vs. RTW

The world is changing by the minute, yet many western countries still have traditional (and archaic) views of education. Maybe it’s time we re-assess traditional education. What are your thoughts?

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