Round the World Wednesday Travel Articles


Every week, on “Round the World Wednesday” we share tips for planning, budgeting and selecting a route, plus advice on where to go and what to see and do all around the world.

 
5 Ways to Build Community While Traveling
5 Ways to Build Community While Traveling As the holidays approach many travelers miss home and feel the absence of loved ones deeply. Jenn Miller discusses five ways to build community as you travel and create family for yourself and others while on the road.
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How to Cope with Spending the Holidays Away From Home
How to Cope with Spending the Holidays Away From Home With the holidays upon us, there are countless travelers on the road who won't be spending Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's Eve with their loved ones back home, and that can be tough, even for the most hard core traveler. Adam Seper is here to help you cope with being away from home during the holiday season.
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5 Things I’m Thankful for Because of Travel
5 Things I’m Thankful for Because of Travel With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Jenn Miller reflects on travel and what it's taught her about gratefulness as a form of meditation, as well as a few of the things she's most thankful for.
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Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip
Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip What happens when your big idea, your plan for a grand adventure, is met with a, “Meh,” attitude by your children. Or worse, what do you do when they absolutely declare that they won’t go, that you’re ruining their lives and that they’d rather live with Grandma instead? Jenn Miller unpacks her toolkit for helping kids, from littles to teens, get on board and contribute to the family dream!
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Round the World in Retirement
Round the World in Retirement It’s been said that “life begins at retirement.”  It certainly can!  Anne Supsic explains why retirement is the ideal moment in time to wave goodbye to your old life and see the world.
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Travel Success Story
Travel Success Story Fred Perrotta struck me, immediately, as super bright, extremely motivated, creative thinker and problem solver. And that was before I knew that he’d quit Google to graciously solve my biggest problem: packing.
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Challenging Cultural Norms Through Travel
Challenging Cultural Norms Through Travel There are some commonalities that I’ve noticed among young people who are encouraged to flap their wings as early as they possibly can. There is something about the experience of having to take responsibility for yourself in the real world, struggle through hard things, and get way outside your comfort zone that causes an otherwise ordinary teen to do extraordinary things. So, what qualities do these kids share?
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Ten Mistakes to Avoid on Your Around the World Trip
Ten Mistakes to Avoid on Your Around the World Trip Here are some personal gaffs that could quite easily have been avoided had Helen heeded warnings, followed advice, and planned just a little bit better . Yes, that’s right; they’ve all been tried and tested, so better just take Helen’s word for it, rather than stumble into the same pitfalls yourself.
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Why Do We Have to Go Back?
Why Do We Have to Go Back? What if we never went back but, instead, continued to move forward even if that forward motion carried us right back to where we began? Jenn Miller explores the concept of "going back" and how to take that magic you found on the road with you.
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Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel
Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel Would you let your child backpack alone with only other teens at 14? How 'bout play music gigs in bars at 15? Would you let your 13 year old live and work with college students on a farm a thousand miles away? Would you let your kids go out for dinner in a strange city, in Thailand, at night, alone? Jenn Miller has let her kids do all of these things and more. In this article she makes the argument for expanding the freedom of teenagers and expecting the very best as a result. You gave them roots, are you brave enough to give them wings?
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