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LearnLiveTravel discuss travel with teens & more: our interview with An Epic Education

We’re certainly not the only family who have left the rat-race to travel the world, but might be one of the few who did it with older kids and a tag-along-teacher. Our travels caught the attention of blogger and podcaster Jason Jenkins of An Epic Education. In his recently published podcast we discuss travel resources, spreadsheets, coffee makers, Rick Steves, library cards and the challenges of family travel with teens. Some highlights about world-schooling while traveling (cited from An Epic Education’s show notes): EPIC INSIGHT They knew they were coming back, so researched their state’s laws regarding homeschooling. Enrolled Bella into specific online courses associated with her high s

Youth Hostels can be a great choice for families: here's why

Every long-term traveler we've met or follow thinks differently about how they spend their hard-earned travel-funds. Some want to eat at fancy restaurants, but will skip hiring a guide to show them the city. Others will stay in a premier hotel, but won't buy souvenirs. Many have different financial priorities during different parts of their trips. (We wrote about our point of view here.) Lodging can be one of the most expensive parts of a long-term trip, but we've read about people who spend hardly anything in this category; they house-sit, couch-surf, and trade-work-for-lodging. For our family of five we rarely scrimped here, but we also couldn't afford hotels. Our priorities of comfort, sa

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