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.

 
The White House Travel Bloggers Summit
The White House Travel Bloggers Summit Jenn Miller responds to the White House's study abroad initiative. She discusses why it's a good start, but not enough, and she introduces the Travel Access Project. TAP combines education and travel in a way that is truly unique for each student and accessible for everyone.
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Making the World Your Global Classroom
Making the World Your Global Classroom Follow in the footsteps of ancient warriors. Peer out from the ramparts of their fortresses. Marvel at the sophistication of these by-gone civilizations. Stand in awe at their accomplishments in medicine and mathematics, art and engineering. Learning through first-hand experiences will offer you maximum retention…long after your final test grades…long after the writing on your class notes has faded.
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5 Things the Camino Taught Me
5 Things the Camino Taught Me Walking the Camino de Santiago gives pilgrims the chance for reflection. Jennifer Miller shares the 5 things the Camino taught her during her journey.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Top 101 Books for Independent Travel
Top 101 Books for Independent Travel Travelers love to read, so we talked and debated, asked our readers, and came up with the Top 101 Books for Travelers.
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Writing an Awesome Travel Blog
Writing an Awesome Travel Blog Blogging is a great way to share your adventures with friends family and strangers. Kick your blog up a notch with these tips.
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