Why Do We Have to Go Back?

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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.

Travel History Lessons

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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.

Attending a Local Funeral: A Day in the Life of a Long-Term Traveler

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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.

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?

5 Reasons Travel Should Be Part of Education

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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!

5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip

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Are you planning your first big trip? Jenn Miller shares five questions to ask yourself before you dive in.

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.

Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago

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One of the things that amazes me about the Camino is it’s universal appeal. Thousands of pilgrims walk it every year. Hundreds of thousands have been walking it for centuries. Catholics, protestants, athiests, agnostics, pagans, buddhists, jews, and every hybrid you can imagine line the path. The movie The Way, with Martin Sheen, inspired thousands more to pack a bag and take a long walk. Perhaps you are among them. If you’re considering walking the Camino de Santiago, here’s what you need to know:

5 Safe Places in the Middle East to Travel to Now

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Did you know that two of the world’s safest ranked countries are smack dab in the Middle East? Wondering where you can go in the midst of all the bad news? Here are five countries in the Middle East that are safe, welcoming, and unbelievable!