Jenn Miller Travel Articles

 
How to Travel (Like A Local) in Guatemala
How to Travel (Like A Local) in Guatemala Jenn Miller explains why overland travel is the way to see the "real" Guatemala and how to use chicken buses, collectivos, fletes, and even boats to travel deeper in the Central American country.
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8 Places in Europe That Still Feel ‘Untouched’
8 Places in Europe That Still Feel ‘Untouched’ Tired of feeling like you're in a never-ending caravan following other tourists through Europe? Check out Jenn Miller's top 8 cities for an authentic and uncrowded European experience.
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Gap Years for Every Student: How to Make the Most of the Opportunity
Gap Years for Every Student: How to Make the Most of the Opportunity 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.
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Lessons from Jakarta
Lessons from Jakarta What happens when you can't find anything to like about a place because of your own prejudices and limitations? Jennifer Miller works her way through a difficult lesson about travel, Jakarta and herself.
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5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip
5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip Are you planning your first big trip? Jenn Miller shares five questions to ask yourself before you dive in.
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Preparing Young Children To Fly
Preparing Young Children To Fly Jenn Miller has been traveling with kids for nineteen years across six continents and nearly nearly 40 countries. She has a master's degree in toddler travel, having ridden that merry-go-round five times over a ten year span. She weighs in on airplane etiquette for children, how to prepare at home, and structure for success.
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8 Ways to Mix Volunteering & Travel
8 Ways to Mix Volunteering & Travel Volunteering while traveling is a popular way to give back, but ethical considerations apply. Here are 8 organizations that are ethical and need your time or money to do good around the world this holiday season.
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Seeing Ourselves In The Context Of A Rich World
Seeing Ourselves In The Context Of A Rich World Jennifer Miller has been a student with the world as her classroom and humanity as her teacher since she was a child. In her continuing series, following the Indie Travel Manifesto, she examines the lessons she's learning regarding her place in the context of a very rich world, indeed.
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Why Two Week Trips are Important
Why Two Week Trips are Important In the world of long-term travel, it can seem like the two week trip doesn't matter. Lifestyle travelers scoff at anything less than "real" travel. Five and a half years in, Jenn Miller reminds us that big things often grow out of small beginnings and points out why, if two weeks is all you have, short trips matter all the more.
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Armed with Words: One Woman’s Deployment to Afghanistan
Armed with Words: One Woman’s Deployment to Afghanistan Jenn Miller travels for a living and meets a lot of interesting characters. Sit down on the bamboo floor and listen as she chats with Anne, a young girl who learned an obscure language so that she could change the world... but discovered that the world would change her.
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