Looking for Contributors: Calling All Travel Writers

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If you’d like to contribute, below are a few topics we’re interested in. Write around those topics or send us your own ideas!

Digital Nomads and the Remote Work Revolution: Happier People, Better Business

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Companies like WY_CO are helping ordinary people take their jobs abroad to have extraordinary experiences.

Gap Years for Every Student: How to Make the Most of the Opportunity

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Jenn Miller discusses why students (and their parents) should consider a gap year between high school and college, and not just how to make it happen, but how to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids

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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!

Why I Hate Short Term Missions Trips

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Jenn Miller dives into the turbulent and emotionally charged waters of voluntourism and faith-based missions trips, explaining why, often, these programs do more harm than good.

How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language

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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

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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?”

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

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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!

Long Term Travel As Education

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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.

5 Road Schooling Ideas

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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.