Why study abroad: how to help your teen travel

As my children grow and become more experienced travelers, I've been thinking and writing more often about teen travel and study abroad experiences. Last year, our 15-year-old flew solo to Costa Rica to join an Adventures Cross Country trip, which … [Read more...]

Sending your kid on a teen service trip

This July, my 15-year-old son, Nate, will take his first trip out of the country without me. He'll be flying solo to San Jose, Costa Rica, where he'll meet up with a small group of like-minded teens and adult leaders to embark upon a two week teen … [Read more...]