Jennifer Miller Travel Articles

 


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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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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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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Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago
Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago One of the things that amazes me about the Camino is it’s universal appeal. Thousands of pilgrims walk it every year. Hundreds of thousands have been walking it for centuries. Catholics, protestants, athiests, agnostics, pagans, buddhists, jews, and every hybrid you can imagine line the path. The movie The Way, with Martin Sheen, inspired thousands more to pack a bag and take a long walk. Perhaps you are among them. If you’re considering walking the Camino de Santiago, here’s what you need to know:
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Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches
Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches The things we learn about who we are, who we were, who we are becoming, and how that fits with who we thought we were when we started our journey are some of the most profound realizations a traveler comes to on the road. The difficult part, of course, is what happens when we come home
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5 Safe Places in the Middle East to Travel to Now
5 Safe Places in the Middle East to Travel to Now Did you know that two of the world's safest ranked countries are smack dab in the Middle East? Wondering where you can go in the midst of all the bad news? Here are five countries in the Middle East that are safe, welcoming, and unbelievable!
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The Psychology of Pre-Trip Preparations
The Psychology of Pre-Trip Preparations Jenn Miller responds to a reader, and to her earlier self, regarding the deep worries that sometimes precede launch and attempts to tip the scales from 'worried' to 'worth it.'
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Chasing Snow: Plan a Ski Trip Around the World
Chasing Snow: Plan a Ski Trip Around the World Winter is upon us, everyone is dreaming of tropical escapes. Why not take a left turn and plan a RTW trip around the best skiing this winter around the world. Heck, why stop with winter, ski right into summer by switching to the Southern Hemisphere. Bring on the powder!
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Mexico Weekend Trips – 5 Great Vacation Ideas for the Time-Challenged
Mexico Weekend Trips – 5 Great Vacation Ideas for the Time-Challenged Want an exotic getaway to the sun but only have a few days? Jennifer Miller gives us 5 suggestions for fun trips to Mexico that can work over a long weekend.
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South of the Border: 3 Mexican Road Trips for the Intrepid Traveler
South of the Border: 3 Mexican Road Trips for the Intrepid Traveler Mexico used to be a road tripper's dream but the current drug related violence is making many rethink their plans. Jenn Miller shows you how to balance valid concerns with safety precautions and provides three itineraries for a fabulous south of the border experience.
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