Jenn Miller Travel Articles

 


Round the World Family Budget Planning
Round the World Family Budget Planning Starting to work out your budget for a family RTW journey? Start here! Jenn Miller talks costs and variables. Seven real traveling families share their budget numbers to help get you started!
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It’s Not What You Think: Long Term Family Travel
It’s Not What You Think: Long Term Family Travel Jenn Miller has a PhD in family travel earned from the University of Crazy Mamas Abroad. With four kids and nearly 30 countries across five continents under her belt, she's certified to tell it like it really is.
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Why Travel Long-Term? An Open Letter to Loved Ones
Why Travel Long-Term? An Open Letter to Loved Ones In early 2008 Jennifer Miller sent an open letter to loved ones, attempting to explain her family's impending leap from a conventional life to a year and a half on bicycles. Little did she know that, more than five years later, they'd still be traveling. This letter is as true today as it was the day she penned it, and explains (to those who care) WHY one family dropped a successful conventional life like a hot rock in trade for the great unknown.
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Picking Up a Hitchhiker
Picking Up a Hitchhiker Do you pick up hitchhikers? Jenn Miller does every chance she gets! Hop in the front seat and listen as she interviews Richard, a beautiful blend of scientist and traveler who stuck his thumb out on the road leading out of Te Anau, in New Zealand.
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In Defense of Multi-Generational Travel
In Defense of Multi-Generational Travel Jennifer Miller has been traveling since before she was born... sometimes with her parents, sometimes with her kids. When she's very lucky, with both at the same time. Multi-generational travel may not be easy, but it's very worth it. She'll give you three good reasons to dive into the deep end of the world and take your parents.
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Preparing Young Children To Fly
Preparing Young Children To Fly Jenn Miller has been traveling with kids for seventeen years across six continents and nearly 30 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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Lessons from Jakarta
Lessons from Jakarta In which Jennifer Miller begins to work her way through the Indie Traveler Manifesto as it applies to Jakarta and her own inner journey.
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Winning The Layover Lottery
Winning The Layover Lottery In which the eyes of a long term traveler are opened in a new way and layovers go from being the bane of Jennifer Miller's existence, to a magical block of time in which anything is possible, and the unexpected is allowed to blossom. How did you spend your last layover? More importantly, how will you spend your next one?
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Five Tips For Camping With Kids
Five Tips For Camping With Kids Jenn Miller has lived in tents for much of her life, on multiple continents, and with four kids. She shares her best tips for camping with kids. Say your "Hail Marys," pack a few "Hallelujahs" and dive in for an unforgettable camping adventure with your kids.
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Five Stops on Italy’s Adriatic Coast to Add to Your Venice Trip
Five Stops on Italy’s Adriatic Coast to Add to Your Venice Trip There is more to the Adriatic region of Italy than just Venice. Join Jenn Miller for a tour down the coast of the Adriatic Sea and discover five stops on the Italian side that don't rate highly in the guidebooks but are not to be missed, nonetheless.
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