A Lifelong Journey of Learning
Remember that first time you were confronted with
extreme difference? It might have been when you were
small, surrounded by a cacophony of words in a different
language, or while you were a teen, backpacking Europe
and trying to figure out the train systems...
||The Lifelong Benefits of Service Learning Abroad
The many benefits of service learning abroad — for local communities and your developent as an educated global citizen — possible through the options available to students of all ages, from teens to college and beyond.
Your Teen High School Student Should
Go Abroad: Parents' Guide
A guide to the many short- and long-term
advantages of going abroad to study, volunteer,
travel, and learn languages for
teen high school students—an investment
that will provide returns many times over.
||10 Reasons Why High School Teens Should Volunteer Abroad
The words and images of young volunteers demonstrate the many facets and rewards of their experience abroad.
||Top 5 Ways for your Teen to Summer Abroad
Great ways for your teen to spend their summer abroad, including adventure/green/cultural travel, volunteering, language learning, study abroad and work/internships. All offer a great return on investment and some are cheaper than a camp at home.
Travel Can Change the World: One Journey at
Experienced travelers and experts illustrate and agree
that in travel there is a false choice between ethics
Ways to Become a Better Travel Writer: Great
Storytellers are Perpetual Students
Jessie links travel writing, education, and experience
by showing how the greatest storytellers learn endlessly
throughout their lives to hone their art.
Travel and Pleasure: Pursue Passions at Your
How to reframe travel as a way of exploring destinations
at the pace you want, engaging in activities that
interest you, such that your journeys become pure
pleasures. Free yourself of exhausting travel to-do
lists and pursue your passions!
Immersion Travel: Learning by Experiencing
How to practice the type of educational travel that
motivates many fascinating explorers and writers currently
Your 5 Senses Via Travel
Would you like to have a travel experience like no
other? One that will exhilarate, entrance, and stay
with you? Itís a different way to look at travel (and
life, actually), and one that can change the way you
travel. What is it? Well, I call it 5 senses travel.
How? Take a look...
Senses Travel: An Adventure in Sound
Not only do we have our 5 senses (hearing, seeing,
listening, tasting, feeling) to enrich our lives,
but I suggest adding two more to truly capture the
human experienceóintuition and umami. Iíll
be exploring all 7 senses in articles here on Transitions
Abroad, but letís start with hearing...
||Crocodile Love: Travel Tales from an Extended Honeymoon
An interview of Joshua Berman about his new book, Crocodile Love, in which a fascinating honeymoon extending around the world with his wife is centered on volunteering.
Glow of Paris: The Bridges of Paris at Night
Jessie interviews Gary Zuercher about his stunning
black and white photography book on the bridges of