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How to See Every State and Survive a Bucking Horse–A Tween Travel Blog

By Adam Roy Kjar, a 10-year-old tween travel blogger who is spending 52 weeks exploring all 50 states (50by52) with his family. Hi. My name is Adam Roy and I just turned 10 a few weeks ago. Our family went crazy, sold everything, and went out to visit all 50 states. And trust me, with four siblings…let’s just say sometimes it would be a little better alone. So yeah… at first it was awesome.  I mean I got to ride...

3 Key Components of a Good Museum–A Teen Travel Blog

By Andie J. Kjar, a 13-year-old who is spending 52 weeks exploring all 50 states (50by52) with her family. My family is currently on a year-long road trip to all fifty states, so we go to a lot of museums. There are a lot of mediocre museums, some are great and some are downright bad. I personally have noticed that there are some elements that make or break a museum. This is, of course, going to be biased towards a...

50 States, 52 Weeks: Chasing Dreams and Being OK with the Unknown–A Teen Travel Blog

By Ace Kjar, a 14-year-old who is spending 52 weeks exploring all 50 states (50by52) with his family. My family and I have been on the road for seven months. We decided to take a year off, sold our house and everything in it, then hit the road on our journey to explore through all fifty states in one year. I’m a regular kind of guy from Utah, who loves comics, television, food, and a bunch of other stuff I’m...

5 Perfect Apps for Study Abroad Students

By Kate Korte, a travel blogger, freelance writer and university student based in Edmonton, Alberta Being in a new country is overwhelming. But, by having these apps on your phone, you can easily navigate your new study abroad adventure–all at your fingertips and in your new language. These are the apps I wish I had when I studied abroad! Learn what they are and how they can help you on your next adventure here. Happy travels!  About the Author Kate...

Lost in Africa: Giraffes!

Have You Ever Been Kissed by a Giraffe? Whether your answer is “yes” or “no,” what’s not to love about a giraffe? Our newest tween travel blogger, Nicole Booth, gets up close and personal with these magnificent animals in Africa. Check out the latest vlog in her Lost in Africa series. About the Vlogger Hi! My name is Nicole, I’m a tween travel blogger who is 8 years old. I was born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A year ago I...

A Mother-Daughter Weekend Adventure in San Francisco

By Brooke Noelle, teen travel blogger and co-founder of Pedis-n-Passports, a mother/daughter travel blog Talk about an epic weekend! Hi everyone. It’s Brooke. I just got back from the most incredible weekend in San Francisco and want to share our adventures with you. I’m not saying we hit everything on our list because we didn’t come close, but we certainly tried to get as much in as possible. In honesty, a weekend is not nearly enough time to spend in San...

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat

Hi guys!  My name is Kirra, teen travel blogger. If you haven’t read any of my blog posts already, I am 10 years old and my family is traveling Australia for the year!  In this post, you will read all about our family’s adventure to O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat in Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia.  All of the pictures, except the one of me and the bird and the one of me on the vine, were taken by ME!  Have fun...

Should We Stay or Should We Sail? Catching Up with Pigtails in Paradise.

By Jessica Nance, a teen travel blogger whose family decided to set sail full-time in 2015 aboard their boat, the SV Terrapin. See what it’s like to live on board a boat, straight from the girls who know best–Jessica and her sister Emma. Watch the video here then read Jessica’s blog update! |  Since we last left off on my Pigtails in Paradise blog, lots of things have happened. After we decided to no longer sail south towards Panama, we...

Dear Costa Rica

By Kaitlyn, a world-schooled, homeschooled and unschooled teen blogger who shares her adventures traveling the world on ThisTeenTravels. |  Dear Costa Rica, Your country stretches forever with its glorious scenery and landscape.  Your beaches seem to glisten in the sun while the birds fly in the empyrean above our heads. You open your arms wide delighted for clueless tourists traipsing across your land. Your people welcome us in and leave us with an impression that they’ll keep us internally. They beam from ear to ear, smiling....

Iceland: The Golden Circle with Season Tours

By Simone Benson, a Tween Travel Blogger and Fourth Grader in San Diego Our friends in San Diego recommended Season Tours, and we are so happy they did! Our guide, Tyffi Tyffason, picked us up at our apartment near Reykjavik at 8:30 in the morning, and we left to spend the day touring the Golden Circle. This is one of Iceland’s most popular destinations, and it’s not even a circle. Nesjavallavirkjun Power Plant First, we took a scenic drive to...