In the world of long-term travel, it can seem like the two week trip doesn't matter. Lifestyle travelers scoff at anything less than "real" travel. Five and a half years in, Jenn Miller reminds us that big things often grow out of small beginnings and points out why, if two weeks is all you have, short trips matter all the more.
Are you staring down your first big trip with baby and shaking in your boots? Travel with infants can terrify even the most seasoned pre-kid travelers. Jenn Miller, mother and road warrior, shares her ten tips for success when traveling with young children, and a couple of horror stories as well.
Jennifer Miller and her family are in year six of an open-ended world tour. As you are reading this, they are homeless yet again as they work their way toward Thailand with backpacks. Ever wonder how that kind of life happens? Grab a cup of coffee, we'll tell ya.
Hosteling is not just for the young gap-year traveler anymore. Jennifer Miller shows families how to choose a hostel, what to pack, how to make the most of the experience, and maybe even score a private room. (Hint: have more kids!)
Standing over my grandmother's casket, she whispered to me one last time on her way out. Her parting lesson has become the central lesson of my life: Love people, not things. Collect memories, not stuff.
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!
"Duane is one of those rare people who exudes optimism and confidence and at the same time humility and peace. He knows who he is, and he’s so comfortable in his own skin that everyone else is in theirs as well. He lives his life by the seat of his pants, by the strings of his guitar, and out of a deep faith that everything is going to work out just fine... and it does." Would you like to sit down at our dinner table and hear his story?
Are you interested in getting off the beaten path, reducing your carbon footprint, and traveling the world for as little as $14 per day? Jennifer Miller gives you five great reasons to trade that heavy backpack for the freedom of two wheels.
If you're taking off on an adventure with your family, then health and safety are going to be two of your biggest concerns. Take some time and carefully think through your plans for keeping people healthy and safe on the road! Jenn Miller will walk you through the basics!
One important aspect of long term travel with kids that must be considered is education. Jenn Miller has home schooled her kids since birth and is in her sixth year of road schooling them as they adventure. Read along and think through your philosophy, curriculum options, and hands on ideas for how to make it happen as you hit the road.