Fall in Love With the World

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Jenn Miller shares why it’s so important to give in to being open and vulnerable on our travels: So we can fall in love with the world, engaging and learning on our travels, as opposed to merely escaping and observing.

Gap Years for Every Student: How to Make the Most of the Opportunity

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Jenn Miller discusses why students (and their parents) should consider a gap year between high school and college, and not just how to make it happen, but how to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Why Two Week Trips are Important

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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.

How Millennials Are Finding Purpose (and a Better Life) in Guatemala

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Is moving abroad the answer to Millennials’ woes? Jenn Miller and a few of the millennials she knows in Guatemala share their insights on the challenges millennials face worldwide, and why relocating to Guatemala might be just the ticket to overcoming them.

Why You Want to Spend Longer in the Peruvian Amazon

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Jenn Miller’s spent two-weeks exploring the Amazon Rainforest in Peru. She’s seen parrots licking clay, searched for ironwood tree seeds, and spotted caimans. You could do it all in two days, but she thinks you should take as much time as you can and slow down. Here’s why.

8 Small Towns in New Zealand the Guidebooks Ignore

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There’s far more to see in New Zealand than Auckland, Christchurch, hobbit homes from Lord of the Rings, and Milford Sound. Jenn Miller shares 8 off-the-beaten-path destinations around New Zealand’s North and South Islands worth renting a car and venturing away from the main tourist trail.

Overland Egypt: Notes for Women Traveling Alone

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Forget what you saw about Egypt in the news. With the right attitude (and clothing) it’s a safe and lovely place to solo travel, even as a woman –Jenn Miller just did.

I’m Leaving the Country if XXX Gets Elected!

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Jenn Miller contemplates why so many Americans are considering moving abroad pending the upcoming election results, shares a few possible solutions, and finally makes the case for staying home and being a part of change for the better.

How to Travel (Like A Local) in Guatemala

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Jenn Miller explains why overland travel is the way to see the “real” Guatemala and how to use chicken buses, collectivos, fletes, and even boats to travel deeper in the Central American country.

8 Places in Europe That Still Feel ‘Untouched’

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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.