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