Travel with Kids Travel Articles

Family travel in this century doesn’t necessarily mean Disney World and Florida beaches. Learn why and how you might want to take your family on a round the world trip, making the world your kids’ classroom while going on the best field trip ever.

 
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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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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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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5 (Selfish) Reasons to Travel With Your Kids
5 (Selfish) Reasons to Travel With Your Kids Forget the educational, social and longterm benefits of travel for children. Jenn Miller enumerates the immediate benefits for parents: Just imagine, a whole year off of Soccer Saturdays, kid's parties, minivan life, and the judgement of fellow parents. Sign me up.
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How a Family Packs for Long Term Travel
How a Family Packs for Long Term Travel Jenn Miller has been traveling with her four children for seven years straight, across five continents, through more than thirty countries, by bicycle, foot, ferry, bus, train, airplane and more. They've lived in tents for a year at a time and put their feet up at the Four Seasons. If you're wondering what to pack and how to pack it for any sort of adventure with kids, she can help you.
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Making the World Your Global Classroom
Making the World Your Global Classroom If you travel to learn just as much as to get away, or if you are a traveling family looking to take your kids on the ultimate field trip, check out this boots on the ground class, Volcanology and Geothermal Energy 101.
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Why You Should Hostel with Your Family
Why You Should Hostel with Your Family Hosteling is not just for the young gap-year traveler anymore. Jennifer Miller shows families how to choose a hostel, what to pack, how to make the most of the experience, and maybe even score a private room. (Hint: have more kids!)
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One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel
One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel Seven years into open-ended world travel, Jenn Miller shares a secret: She never meant to travel long-term. Jenn shares the plans, hard work, and serendipities that transformed their one year journey into an epic adventure of a lifetime.
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How Long-Term Travel Made Me a Better Parent
How Long-Term Travel Made Me a Better Parent Jenn Miller steps outside th Mommy Wars to share how travel has made her a better parent
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