Worldschool Resources

I had the privilege to be asked to lead a discussion at the Unschoolers Platform conference on the topic of worldschooling. A big thanks goes out to everyone who joined me for the session and contributed to the conversation.

As promised, here is the list of resources that came out of the discussion we had today:

Worldschoolers Community:

Worldschoolers Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/worldschoolers/ – Group of traveling families with 23k members, and growing!

World School House Swap / Sit
– http://worldschoolerexchange.com – Exchange, house sit or rent a home from a worldschooling family
https://www.facebook.com/groups/worlschoolhouseswap/ – Facebook group to exchange homes with or house sit for other worldschooling families

Unschooling & Worldschool Couch Surfing
https://www.facebook.com/groups/382246075220775/ – Couch surf with other unschooling families

Worldschoolers Connect
worldschoolerconnect.com – Find meet ups with other worldschoolers

Worldschoolers Family Summit
http://projectworldschool.com/family-summit/mexico-family-project-world-school-summit-2017/ – Conference for traveling families running April 3-8, 2017 in Merida, MX

Family Adventure Summit
familyadventuresummit.com – Conference for traveling families running Sept. 1-3, 2017 in BC, Canada

General Travel Resources:

Couch Surfing
https://www.couchsurfing.com (There’s also an app)

Hosteling
http://www.hostelworld.com
http://hostels.com

House Sitting
https://www.trustedhousesitters.com
https://www.mindmyhouse.com

House Swapping
https://www.homeexchange.com

Working and Volunteering Opportunities for travelers:
https://www.workaway.info – Volunteering, working & cultural exchange around the world.
http://wwoof.net and http://wwoofinternational.org – World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms

Workamping
http://workampingjobs.com – Connecting RVers with employers
https://www.facebook.com/groups/weloveworkamping/ – Large FB group for discussion and job postings

Accommodation
To book rooms in homes, or complete homes
https://www.airbnb.com
https://www.homeaway.com
https://vrbo.com

Airfare/Trip Planning
– https://www.google.com/flights/ – airfare search engine, lets you put in a starting destination with more open ended destination, put in Everywhere or a country name
https://skyscanner.com – find and compare cheap flights, hotels, cars, to anywhere, from anywhere by month to pick cheapest travel times
https://www.hopper.com – Hopper app – airfare prediction and price monitoring
https://tripcombi.com/en – trip planning search engine, the one that combines searches across airlines to get you better deals
http://www.momondo.com – combines searches flights, hotels, and cars across sites, countries, etc.
https://www.kayak.com/ – search hotels, flights, cars, packages, rentals, cruises

Deciding on a destination
https://www.kayak.com/explore/ – Pick destinations based on type of trip, budget, etc.
http://www.jauntaroo.com – Vacation finder that searches based on desired activities, geography, weather, budget, etc.
http://www.tripzard.com – Helps you narrow destinations based on wide range of criteria

One thought on “Worldschool Resources

  1. Sarah says:

    Thanks for posting such a great list of links! We are just starting to think about worldschooling at the end of our first year of homeschooling and I’m really excited to see what possibilities are out there!

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