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Epic Education Radio: Family Travel Podcast

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Epic Education Radio: Family Travel Podcast
Epic Education Radio: Family Travel Podcast

Epic Education Radio: Family Travel Podcast

Jason Andrew Jenkins

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All about family travel, slow travel, gap year travel and living abroad with kids. Epic Education Radio is interviews, stories and strategies for people who travel with kids— and for those who plan to. Tune in each week to hear inspired family travelers discuss specific destinations and describe how they handle issues like education, money, accommodation, parenting, technology and more. We talk about the gear, websites, apps and other resources we use, and answer questions from those who have yet to hit the road. If family travel or living abroad is important to you, then this podcast is designed to make your journey better, cheaper and more meaningful.

Latest Episodes

EER152: Putting Kids in Local Schools While Traveling

For some families on the road long-term, putting kids in local schools while traveling becomes an important component of the journey. No, I'm not talking about fancy (and often expensive) international schools, although those can be a good option for some. What I'm talking about are just the regular local schools of a city or country. With local kids speaking and playing in the local language. There are a number of benefits, and it may not be as difficult to do as you think. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Putting Kids in Local Schools While Traveling As many traveling families know, travel and education go hand in hand. There are hundreds of ways to approach education when traveling, but one you may have not thought about before is putting your kids into the local schools of the country...

26 MIN2018 SEP 5
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EER152: Putting Kids in Local Schools While Traveling

EER151: Things to Do in Korea with Kids — South Korea Travel Blog

Korea with kids — this South Korea travel blog post & podcast will get you ready to buy flights! There are many things to do in Korea with kids...or without them. Surprisingly, travel in South Korea hasn't caught on like it has in Japan and China. But we're here to tell you that Korea is a great place to explore. Read on (and listen in!) for Korea travel tips, as well as advice on things to do in Seoul and exploring Korea's beautiful Jeju island. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: South Korea Travel Blog: Korea Travel Tips Today I talk with Sejal Parekh to hear about travel in South Korea. Sejal and her husband have just spent time in Japan, Korea and now Bali, where we spoke from. In this Epic Education Radio episode, I ask Sejal all about exploring South Korea with kids. We talk about th...

57 MIN2018 AUG 2
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EER151: Things to Do in Korea with Kids — South Korea Travel Blog

EER150: The Everest Base Camp Trek – Everest Base Camp Hike with Kids

Everest Base Camp Trek Tips The Everest Base Camp Trek: could you do it? Could you conquer it, on your own, independently and with two kids? That's what Ronnie and Any Jones have done. When most people attempt the Everest Base Camp hike, they buy loads of equipment and/or hire a tour company and guides to help them make it happen. Not the Jones family. In this episode, we talk to them about how they managed to do theEverest Base Camp Trek on their own, without porters or a travel agency. If you've ever dreamed ofEverest Base Camp hike, then listen in. It's not for the faint of heart, but they loved it so much they've made new plan tohike the Himalayas again. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: The Everest Base Camp Trek - Independently & With Kids The Everest Base Camp Trek. AKA the "EBC." M...

60 MIN2018 JUL 24
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EER150: The Everest Base Camp Trek – Everest Base Camp Hike with Kids

EER149: Overlanding Africa with Kids: Land Rovers, Camping, Self-Drive Safaris & More

Overlanding Africa with kids: would you do it? This week's guest just finished an amazing trip through six African countries — all in a Land Rover. If you're interested in what it's like to drive across the African continent, listen in! Overlanding Africa with Kids If you've ever thought about driving across Africa, then this is an interview for you. Jenny Lynn and her family have just returned from overlanding Africa for months. They started in South Africa. Then they drove through Mozambique, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, and Namibia. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Land Rovers, Camping, Self-Drive Safaris & More In today's episode of Epic Education Radio, we talk to Jenny about shipwrecks, self-drive safaris, sand traps and more. We talk planning, budgeting and the on-the-ground experien...

54 MIN2018 JUL 12
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EER149: Overlanding Africa with Kids: Land Rovers, Camping, Self-Drive Safaris & More

EER148: Trying New Foods - Tips for Picky Eaters & Their Families

Trying new foods while traveling is difficult for some adults. It can be even more difficult for kids — especially if they're already picky eaters. Today's episode is all about tips for picky eaters, and the families who travel with them. Do you travel with picky eaters? How do you handle it? Read on, listen in, and add your insight in the comments. Trying New Foods While Traveling There are loads of tips for picky eaters on the web — both for adults and children. For me, food is an essential part of the joy and discovery of travel. For some people, however, trying new foods is an assault on normality. This can be especially challenging when traveling with children. Many kids are extremely picky eaters. That's why it can be a challenge to keep your kid fed, happy, and healthy while traveling. Especially if they're unwilling to try new foods. Today I talk with Emma Morrel, a mom of two who has had to deal with some picky eaters in her family. She decided to write about it on her bl...

37 MIN2018 JUN 13
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EER148: Trying New Foods - Tips for Picky Eaters & Their Families

EER147: A Road Trip in Norway with Kids — Norway Road Trip Tips

If you think the idea of a road trip in Norway with kids sounds interesting, then this is the episode for you. Today we talk about an incredible Norway road trip and some of the fun things to do in Norway. A Road Trip in Norway with Kids We've driven/ridden in many places around the world, but we've never taken a road trip in Norway with kids. Yet after talking to this week's guest, it's now on my list. Today we talk again with Jeff Bogle from the Out With the Kids blog. The first time we spoke, it was all about cruises. This week is a very different topic: driving in Norway and a pretty incredible road trip through Norway. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: IN THIS EPISODE 10:20 Intro to Jeff 11:52 Norway Road Trips — Why Norway? 17:14 Skipped Oslo and Drove West 22:03 Bergen Norway 26:10...

54 MIN2018 MAY 29
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EER147: A Road Trip in Norway with Kids — Norway Road Trip Tips

EER146: Best Road Trips in Mexico - Things to Do in the Yucatan Peninsula

Many of the best road trips in Mexico can be found in the Yucatan Peninsula. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the Caribbean sea on the other, Mexico's Peninsula is an incredible place to travel alone, with friends or with the entire family. There are so many things to do in the Yucatan Peninsula — including some of the best road trips in Mexico. Today we discuss hitting the road for a Yucatan vacation. Why is driving the Yucatan Peninsula one of the best road trips in Mexico? Listen in as we talk about jumping in Yucatan cenotes, exploring Mayan ruins, swimming with turtles in Akumal and other things to do in Akumal, as well as many other places to explore on your Yucatan vacation. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Best Road Trips in Mexico: A Yucatan Vacation With well-maintainedr...

54 MIN2018 MAY 24
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EER146: Best Road Trips in Mexico - Things to Do in the Yucatan Peninsula

EER145: Colombia Travel - Things to Do in Cartagena, Things to Do in Medellin

Things to do in Cartagena. Things to do in Medellin, and adventures in Bogota. Once considered one of the most dangerous regions of the world, the country of Colombia has come a long way. There are loads of things to do in Cartagena and Medellin for curious travelers. But is Colombia safe to travel? We discuss that today. Colombia: Things to Do in Cartagena, Things to Do in Medellin From cartel HQ to an up-and-coming travel destination, Colombia has a lot to offer. There are beautiful beaches and verdant mountain towns. Family travel in Colombia is growing in popularity as well. Today we'll talk to Jade Shannon about her recent trip to Colombia with kids under 5. We talk food, internet and her tips for things to do in Cartagena and Medellin. Much more below. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! :...

55 MIN2018 MAY 17
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EER145: Colombia Travel - Things to Do in Cartagena, Things to Do in Medellin

EER144: Things to do & Places to Visit in Germany with Kids

Family Travel in Germany Here are the places to visit in Germany with kids. Looking for things to do in Germany with children? If so, then this week's guest has lots of ideas for you. From castles to museums to water parks, there are loads of cool places in Germany for family fun. Listen in and read on for more! ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Places to Visit in Germany with Kids Christine Leger has been living in Germany with kids for the last four years. In that time, she has spent lots of time seeking out great places to visit in Germany with kids. And in this week's episode, we discuss a lot of them. From castles to waterparks, there are countless places to visit in Germany. According to Christine, you'll never run out of things to do in Germany with kids! IN THIS EPISODE: Germany wi...

40 MIN2018 MAY 8
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EER144: Things to do & Places to Visit in Germany with Kids

EER143: Sand, Pyramids & Uber - Family Travel in Egypt Today

Family Travel in Egypt Today Travel in Egypt today. Thanks to instability after the Arab Spring, Egypt Tourism took a nosedive. But travel in Egypt today is back on the table for many families. Today we talk Egypt travel with someone who just went. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Sand, Pyramids & Uber - Family Travel in Egypt Today Travel in Egypt today is off the table for many people. Once the Arab Spring kicked into high gear in 2011, the Egypt tourism numbers took a nose dive. Concerns about safety and instability were the norm until 2015 or so. On the other hand in the years since, there has been an uptick in travelers keen to see the pyramids, the Nile and the Valley of the Kings. Today I talk with Diane Vuković about her recent trip to Egypt. We discuss how to get around, what to...

58 MIN2018 MAY 1
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EER143: Sand, Pyramids & Uber - Family Travel in Egypt Today

Latest Episodes

EER152: Putting Kids in Local Schools While Traveling

For some families on the road long-term, putting kids in local schools while traveling becomes an important component of the journey. No, I'm not talking about fancy (and often expensive) international schools, although those can be a good option for some. What I'm talking about are just the regular local schools of a city or country. With local kids speaking and playing in the local language. There are a number of benefits, and it may not be as difficult to do as you think. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Putting Kids in Local Schools While Traveling As many traveling families know, travel and education go hand in hand. There are hundreds of ways to approach education when traveling, but one you may have not thought about before is putting your kids into the local schools of the country...

26 MIN2018 SEP 5
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EER152: Putting Kids in Local Schools While Traveling

EER151: Things to Do in Korea with Kids — South Korea Travel Blog

Korea with kids — this South Korea travel blog post & podcast will get you ready to buy flights! There are many things to do in Korea with kids...or without them. Surprisingly, travel in South Korea hasn't caught on like it has in Japan and China. But we're here to tell you that Korea is a great place to explore. Read on (and listen in!) for Korea travel tips, as well as advice on things to do in Seoul and exploring Korea's beautiful Jeju island. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: South Korea Travel Blog: Korea Travel Tips Today I talk with Sejal Parekh to hear about travel in South Korea. Sejal and her husband have just spent time in Japan, Korea and now Bali, where we spoke from. In this Epic Education Radio episode, I ask Sejal all about exploring South Korea with kids. We talk about th...

57 MIN2018 AUG 2
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EER151: Things to Do in Korea with Kids — South Korea Travel Blog

EER150: The Everest Base Camp Trek – Everest Base Camp Hike with Kids

Everest Base Camp Trek Tips The Everest Base Camp Trek: could you do it? Could you conquer it, on your own, independently and with two kids? That's what Ronnie and Any Jones have done. When most people attempt the Everest Base Camp hike, they buy loads of equipment and/or hire a tour company and guides to help them make it happen. Not the Jones family. In this episode, we talk to them about how they managed to do theEverest Base Camp Trek on their own, without porters or a travel agency. If you've ever dreamed ofEverest Base Camp hike, then listen in. It's not for the faint of heart, but they loved it so much they've made new plan tohike the Himalayas again. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: The Everest Base Camp Trek - Independently & With Kids The Everest Base Camp Trek. AKA the "EBC." M...

60 MIN2018 JUL 24
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EER150: The Everest Base Camp Trek – Everest Base Camp Hike with Kids

EER149: Overlanding Africa with Kids: Land Rovers, Camping, Self-Drive Safaris & More

Overlanding Africa with kids: would you do it? This week's guest just finished an amazing trip through six African countries — all in a Land Rover. If you're interested in what it's like to drive across the African continent, listen in! Overlanding Africa with Kids If you've ever thought about driving across Africa, then this is an interview for you. Jenny Lynn and her family have just returned from overlanding Africa for months. They started in South Africa. Then they drove through Mozambique, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, and Namibia. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Land Rovers, Camping, Self-Drive Safaris & More In today's episode of Epic Education Radio, we talk to Jenny about shipwrecks, self-drive safaris, sand traps and more. We talk planning, budgeting and the on-the-ground experien...

54 MIN2018 JUL 12
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EER149: Overlanding Africa with Kids: Land Rovers, Camping, Self-Drive Safaris & More

EER148: Trying New Foods - Tips for Picky Eaters & Their Families

Trying new foods while traveling is difficult for some adults. It can be even more difficult for kids — especially if they're already picky eaters. Today's episode is all about tips for picky eaters, and the families who travel with them. Do you travel with picky eaters? How do you handle it? Read on, listen in, and add your insight in the comments. Trying New Foods While Traveling There are loads of tips for picky eaters on the web — both for adults and children. For me, food is an essential part of the joy and discovery of travel. For some people, however, trying new foods is an assault on normality. This can be especially challenging when traveling with children. Many kids are extremely picky eaters. That's why it can be a challenge to keep your kid fed, happy, and healthy while traveling. Especially if they're unwilling to try new foods. Today I talk with Emma Morrel, a mom of two who has had to deal with some picky eaters in her family. She decided to write about it on her bl...

37 MIN2018 JUN 13
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EER148: Trying New Foods - Tips for Picky Eaters & Their Families

EER147: A Road Trip in Norway with Kids — Norway Road Trip Tips

If you think the idea of a road trip in Norway with kids sounds interesting, then this is the episode for you. Today we talk about an incredible Norway road trip and some of the fun things to do in Norway. A Road Trip in Norway with Kids We've driven/ridden in many places around the world, but we've never taken a road trip in Norway with kids. Yet after talking to this week's guest, it's now on my list. Today we talk again with Jeff Bogle from the Out With the Kids blog. The first time we spoke, it was all about cruises. This week is a very different topic: driving in Norway and a pretty incredible road trip through Norway. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: IN THIS EPISODE 10:20 Intro to Jeff 11:52 Norway Road Trips — Why Norway? 17:14 Skipped Oslo and Drove West 22:03 Bergen Norway 26:10...

54 MIN2018 MAY 29
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EER147: A Road Trip in Norway with Kids — Norway Road Trip Tips

EER146: Best Road Trips in Mexico - Things to Do in the Yucatan Peninsula

Many of the best road trips in Mexico can be found in the Yucatan Peninsula. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the Caribbean sea on the other, Mexico's Peninsula is an incredible place to travel alone, with friends or with the entire family. There are so many things to do in the Yucatan Peninsula — including some of the best road trips in Mexico. Today we discuss hitting the road for a Yucatan vacation. Why is driving the Yucatan Peninsula one of the best road trips in Mexico? Listen in as we talk about jumping in Yucatan cenotes, exploring Mayan ruins, swimming with turtles in Akumal and other things to do in Akumal, as well as many other places to explore on your Yucatan vacation. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Best Road Trips in Mexico: A Yucatan Vacation With well-maintainedr...

54 MIN2018 MAY 24
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EER146: Best Road Trips in Mexico - Things to Do in the Yucatan Peninsula

EER145: Colombia Travel - Things to Do in Cartagena, Things to Do in Medellin

Things to do in Cartagena. Things to do in Medellin, and adventures in Bogota. Once considered one of the most dangerous regions of the world, the country of Colombia has come a long way. There are loads of things to do in Cartagena and Medellin for curious travelers. But is Colombia safe to travel? We discuss that today. Colombia: Things to Do in Cartagena, Things to Do in Medellin From cartel HQ to an up-and-coming travel destination, Colombia has a lot to offer. There are beautiful beaches and verdant mountain towns. Family travel in Colombia is growing in popularity as well. Today we'll talk to Jade Shannon about her recent trip to Colombia with kids under 5. We talk food, internet and her tips for things to do in Cartagena and Medellin. Much more below. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! :...

55 MIN2018 MAY 17
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EER145: Colombia Travel - Things to Do in Cartagena, Things to Do in Medellin

EER144: Things to do & Places to Visit in Germany with Kids

Family Travel in Germany Here are the places to visit in Germany with kids. Looking for things to do in Germany with children? If so, then this week's guest has lots of ideas for you. From castles to museums to water parks, there are loads of cool places in Germany for family fun. Listen in and read on for more! ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Places to Visit in Germany with Kids Christine Leger has been living in Germany with kids for the last four years. In that time, she has spent lots of time seeking out great places to visit in Germany with kids. And in this week's episode, we discuss a lot of them. From castles to waterparks, there are countless places to visit in Germany. According to Christine, you'll never run out of things to do in Germany with kids! IN THIS EPISODE: Germany wi...

40 MIN2018 MAY 8
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EER144: Things to do & Places to Visit in Germany with Kids

EER143: Sand, Pyramids & Uber - Family Travel in Egypt Today

Family Travel in Egypt Today Travel in Egypt today. Thanks to instability after the Arab Spring, Egypt Tourism took a nosedive. But travel in Egypt today is back on the table for many families. Today we talk Egypt travel with someone who just went. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then pleasesubscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when yourate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Sand, Pyramids & Uber - Family Travel in Egypt Today Travel in Egypt today is off the table for many people. Once the Arab Spring kicked into high gear in 2011, the Egypt tourism numbers took a nose dive. Concerns about safety and instability were the norm until 2015 or so. On the other hand in the years since, there has been an uptick in travelers keen to see the pyramids, the Nile and the Valley of the Kings. Today I talk with Diane Vuković about her recent trip to Egypt. We discuss how to get around, what to...

58 MIN2018 MAY 1
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EER143: Sand, Pyramids & Uber - Family Travel in Egypt Today
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