How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language

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There is no doubt that we travelers have a deeper experience of the place we are traveling when we are fluent in the local language. Without this fluency, much of what we experience in a foreign land is mysterious or misinterpreted. Thus, unless we learn the local language, we will continue comprehending only a small margin of what we could be, and our interpretations are bound to be distorted.

10 Things I’ve Learned From Life And Travel

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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?”

Educational Travel: How to Get Permission and Justify the Experience to Your Local School

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Have you ever been tempted to just take your kids out of school and hit the road? Maybe you worried about getting permission or how to demonstrate what your child would learn while traveling. Jennifer Miller skipped most of third and eighth grade because her family was traveling. Those were the best two years of her “schooling,” and she went on to become a teacher herself! She will show you how to craft a pitch to your school administrators and how to quantify the learning for your child, and perhaps even benefit every child in your kid’s class!

Long Term Travel As Education

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Have you ever wondered what long term traveling families “do about keeping up with school” for their kids? Perhaps you’re asking the wrong question. Jenn Miller, world schooling mother of four, teacher by trade, discusses world schooling as a viable educational alternative.

5 Road Schooling Ideas

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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 eighth 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.

5 Reasons Living in a Less Developed Country is Better Than Living At Home

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Some people might feel that moving to a so-called “less developed” country is filled with sacrifices, but Rachel Denning has done it more than once, and here she gives us 5 reasons why she actually prefers it.

6 Destinations for Conquering Your Phobias Through Travel

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Got a phobia that’s impeded your travels? Check out six places to visit that can help you conquer your fears once and for all.

6 Great Places to Move Abroad

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Dreaming about packing up and living abroad, but not really sure where to go? Adam Seper has a few destination suggestions for would-be expats.

Working Holiday Visas in Australia and How It All Works

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The age limit for Australia’s famous working holiday visa program’s about to be extended to 35, and it’s definitely something you should consider. BootsnAll’s Julie Blakely’s just returned from Australia with all the details of how you can make a living while you travel in Oz.

How to join a group working & traveling the world

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Want to make your Digital Nomad dreams come true? Learn more about the location independent services popping up around the globe and how they can help you change your life. Let us fill you in on what’s out there already and what’s coming soon.