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.

Why Croatia is the Ultimate Indie Travel Destination for Families

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A relaxing, independently-planned family vacation is often just a question of finding the right destination. For Jane Graham and her family, that destination was Croatia and its islands – here’s why.

Challenging Cultural Norms Through Travel

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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?

Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel

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Would you let your child backpack alone with only other teens at 14? How ’bout play music gigs in bars at 15? Would you let your 13 year old live and work with college students on a farm a thousand miles away? Would you let your kids go out for dinner in a strange city, in Thailand, at night, alone? Jenn Miller has let her kids do all of these things and more. In this article she makes the argument for expanding the freedom of teenagers and expecting the very best as a result. You gave them roots, are you brave enough to give them wings?

Preparing Young Children To Fly

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Jenn Miller has been traveling with kids for nineteen years across six continents and nearly nearly 40 countries. She has a master’s degree in toddler travel, having ridden that merry-go-round five times over a ten year span. She weighs in on airplane etiquette for children, how to prepare at home, and structure for success.

21 Reasons to Travel Around the World with Kids…From Those Who Have Done It

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People often say that they want to travel while they’re young because once they have kids, it’ll be too late. Adam Seper talks to several families who are doing long-term travel with kids to find out just how false that misconception is and how rewarding it is to explore the world as a family.

Ignore the Myths and Take The Kids to Mexico

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If you follow conventional wisdom, you’ll keep yourself (and your kids) far away from “dangerous” Mexico. Rachel Denning reveals that the orthodoxy is nothing more than urban legend that should be ignored, resulting in a fabulous family travel adventure.

Traveling With Kids: 5 Tips for Staying Safe

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Traveling with kids is different than traveling alone, or as a couple. Jenn Miller has spent two decades adventuring with children, on all continents. She shares five tips for making it safer, no matter whether you’re headed across the state to Grandma’s, or around the world to the edge of the world.

Family Health and Safety on a RTW Trip

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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!

MBA vs. RTW

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The world is changing by the minute, yet many western countries still have traditional (and archaic) views of education. Maybe it’s time we re-assess traditional education. What are your thoughts?