Learning Travel Articles

What better way to learn than to travel? Indie travel is all about learning – learning about other people, other cultures, and other ways of doing things. It opens our eyes and gives us a perspective that reading a book simply can’t offer.

 
Appreciating Home By Traveling
Appreciating Home By Traveling Sick of that boring life at home? Can't wait to get away and see the world? Don't take that routine for granted just yet. Rich Feffer gives you 8 things you might rediscover about home the next time you travel.
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!
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!
30 Days of Indie Travel Art Project
30 Days of Indie Travel Art Project Do you have a passion for long-term travel? Do you love to create - whether it's writing, photography, videography, or art of any kind? Then our 30-day blogging challenge is for you!
A Boots On the Ground Diploma: Lessons From Around the Globe
A Boots On the Ground Diploma: Lessons From Around the Globe Worried about taking your child out of school and the impact it might have on his or her education? Vickie Lillo offers 23 ways to discover the world and make it your global classroom.
Traveling with a Purpose
Traveling with a Purpose Newsflash: Not everyone to takes off to travel around the world for six months, or a year, or six years, is selfish. Not everyone is just trying to get a break from their reality so that they can play instead of work. Not all travelers are out to check off just the landmarks and hit every full moon party they can in between. Jenn Miller discusses how some of us travel with purpose.
Immerse Yourself in a Culture While Learning
Immerse Yourself in a Culture While Learning Take home more than photographs when you travel—Shelley Seale shows how learning something new around the world enhances your life and cultural experiences.
How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language
How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language There is no doubt that we travelers have a deeper experience of the place we are traveling when we are fluent in the local language. Without this fluency, much of what we experience in a foreign land is mysterious or misinterpreted. Thus, unless we learn the local language, we will continue comprehending only a small margin of what we could be, and our interpretations are bound to be distorted.
10 Things I’ve Learned From Life And Travel
10 Things I’ve Learned From Life And Travel Travel is an infamous teacher and Life a merciless school mistress. Jennifer MIller shares ten lessons gleaned from a gypsy life and asks, "What's the road teaching you?"
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?