Jennifer Miller Travel Articles

 


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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The Thailand of Your Dreams
The Thailand of Your Dreams Waking in a rice paddy to the whine of a mosquito, the soft blow of water buffalo working; this is the joy of getting off the beaten path. This is Thailand
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Why Do We Have to Go Back?
Why Do We Have to Go Back? The insights and knowledge you got on your trip don't have to disappear when you head home. Jenn Miller explores the concept of "going back" and how to keep the magic you found on the road with you, wherever you end up.
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Travel History Lessons
Travel History Lessons Glad not to be often judged by the actions of her government (past or present), Jenn Miller wades through the bustling crowd of contradictions that is Hanoi with her family.
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Travel Turns You Into a Liberal Democrat
Travel Turns You Into a Liberal Democrat Jenn Miller examines the correlation between passports, international travel and political ideas and voting patterns among American voters.
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Attending a Local Funeral: A Day in the Life of a Long-Term Traveler
Attending a Local Funeral: A Day in the Life of a Long-Term Traveler Travel with Jennifer Miller to Tana Toraja, in the south central highlands of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi where she encounters death, and life, and the passage of a grandfather to paradise on the back of a water buffalo.
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How to Build a Passion Driven Life
How to Build a Passion Driven Life Tired of living the status quo? Tired of doing the "next thing?" Wish you were living your dreams instead of plodding through your realities? Jenn Miller breaks it down for you and asks a few questions that will help you define your passions and let them fuel your life!
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Challenging Cultural Norms Through Travel
Challenging Cultural Norms Through Travel There are some commonalities that I’ve noticed among young people who are encouraged to flap their wings as early as they possibly can. There is something about the experience of having to take responsibility for yourself in the real world, struggle through hard things, and get way outside your comfort zone that causes an otherwise ordinary teen to do extraordinary things. So, what qualities do these kids share?
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5 Reasons Travel Should Be Part of Education
5 Reasons Travel Should Be Part of Education Travel and education are two of Jenn Miller's passions. She's dedicated her life to combining the two, not just for herself and her children, but for people everywhere. She presents five reasons that she believes travel should be a part of every well rounded education. Haven't traveled yet? That's okay, because we're all still learning!
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10 Things I’ve Learned From Life And Travel
10 Things I’ve Learned From Life And Travel 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?"
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