‘The World Is a Classroom Too!’ Why I Want to Take My Kids Out of School to Travel…and How to Do That

The Christmas I was 17, my sisters and I unwrapped tiny airplanes and plane tickets. Our parents surprised us with a trip to London that spring! My excitement quickly waned however, when I began telling my teachers I would be leaving in the middle of final exams and concert season. My orchestra teacher, in particular, […] https://www.cheapoair.com/miles-away/why-i-want-to-take-my-kids-out-of-school-to-travel/…

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Are All Indians Independent? My Perspective on India’s 73rd Independence Day

On every August 15th, Indians across the globe take to the streets in celebration of their hard-fought freedom. Homes are adorned in tri-colored flags and flowers, colorful parades march down the streets, and the air is buzzing with a special kind of festive zeal. In 1947, after 200 years of British oppression, India’s Independence brought forward […] https://www.cheapoair.com/miles-away/my-perspective-on-indian-independence-day/…

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I Went on an All-Inclusive Vacation, and Now I Plan to Go Every Year for the Rest of My Life!

After all of the chaos of wedding planning, I couldn’t bear to plan one more thing. So, my husband Kevin and I pooled our limited resources and booked an all-inclusive trip to the Bahamas for our honeymoon. We were greeted by sad polyester bedspreads and some hole-ridden kayaks. The food was the finest institutional a’la […] https://www.cheapoair.com/miles-away/what-all-inclusive-means-i-want-to-go-every-year/…

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Tigers, Tuk Tuks & Cassava Fries: My Day in the Life as an Indonesian English Teacher

This post was most recently updated on May 13th, 2019How it Began Our feet dragging, Mike, Dan and I walk ourselves up to the front desk and ring the bell. We look unkempt — dirty, smoky & stinking of sulfur — tired and ready to collapse onto a bed. We’d just returned from our hike […] https://www.cheapoair.com/miles-away/my-day-as-an-indonesian-english-teacher/…

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