Jennifer Miller Travel Articles

 
Two-Wheel Tourism: How to Plan a Cycling Trip in Europe
Two-Wheel Tourism: How to Plan a Cycling Trip in Europe Reduce your carbon footprint cycling around Europe. Jenn Miller gives her best hints on where to go (and where not to) as well as tips for sorting out the logistics.
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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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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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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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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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Reinventing Your Life with Travel
Reinventing Your Life with Travel I think it’s safe to say that the majority of folks hit the wall at some point, look up from their carefully crafted norm and think, “How in the hell did I get here, and what am I doing, anyway?” And the most frustrating part of all is that everyone around us seems to accept this soul-sucking realization as par for the course and they just keep plodding. Is this life? Is this all there is? Is this what it means to be an adult and a responsible member of society? I would submit that the answer is, “Yes,” to the vast majority, but a wild and resounding, “HELL NO!” to a growing minority to whom passion means more than security. Are you looking to make that left turn and really live the second half of your life? Rafat, my friend, this one is for you.
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