Jennifer Miller Travel Articles

 
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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Avoiding the American Cliche Destinations
Avoiding the American Cliche Destinations Jenn Miller encourages you to up your game by resisting the tried and true American cliche destinations and branching out a bit. Why not swap Mexico for Guatemala or Costa Rica, the Czech Republic or Ukraine for the usual Euro round up, or the cayes of the barrier reef off of Belize instead of that Caribbean cruise? Better yet, take that brand new passport and do something bad ass, like over landing Borneo or attending a Bedouin festival that no one else does. Get out of your travel rut.
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The White House Travel Bloggers Summit
The White House Travel Bloggers Summit Jenn Miller responds to the White House's study abroad initiative. She discusses why it's a good start, but not enough, and she introduces the Travel Access Project. TAP combines education and travel in a way that is truly unique for each student and accessible for everyone.
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What’s Wrong With America?
What’s Wrong With America? America gets a lot of things right, but they get a few things wrong, too. Jenn Miller discusses what's wrong with America and how travel provides a dose of perspective
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Slow Down!
Slow Down! With your map unrolled on the dining room table, it's tempting to keep adding dots to your itinerary. After all, you don't want to miss anything! Grab a glass of wine and sit down with Jenn Miller as she explains why they've learned to travel slower, and see the benefits of a less hectic pace for long-term travel.
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Travel for Yourself
Travel for Yourself Jenn Miller discusses how solo journeys can recenter and reenergize us to dive back into our chosen lives where we where so many hats and spin so many plates. She encourages you to give yourself the gift of a journey, as self care, this year.
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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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5 Ways to Build Community While Traveling
5 Ways to Build Community While Traveling As the holidays approach many travelers miss home and feel the absence of loved ones deeply. Jenn Miller discusses five ways to build community as you travel and create family for yourself and others while on the road.
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Travel History Lessons
Travel History Lessons Hanoi is an assault on the senses, but not an unpleasant one at all. Very glad not to be often judged by the actions of her government or the governments of her country that have passed in the generations before my time. People are not refusing to feed her noodles because of President Johnson’s policies, and Jenn Miller is wading through the bustling crowd of contradictions that is Hanoi, Vietnam
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The Freedom of Travel vs. The Paralysis of Stuff
The Freedom of Travel vs. The Paralysis of Stuff On the heels of Black Friday, Jenn Miller discusses why she'd rather have options than possessions and questions the sanity of following the American Dream just because that's the way it's always been done. Are you itching for something different? Read on.
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