Posts tagged "roadtrip"

The Top 5 Spots To Go Stargazing In The U.S.

If the last time you glanced up at the night sky, you were met by the glow of billboard ads for insurance, it’s time to get away and re-commune with nature! Stargazing is a quintessential road trip activity, and it’s a great reminder that our mortal troubles are pretty petty in the context of the infinite universe. What can we say...there’s something about being out of cell service range that...

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Meet the Roadies!

Hooray for fall! We love this season… Pumpkin Spice lattes are back AND it’s time for our Fall Tour! We’re sending our student reps (or as we like to call them, “Roadies”) on a high school tour that will spread the Roadtrip Nation message to students far and wide. The Roadies will be conducting events and talking to students to get them excited about their futures and the opportunities that...

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12 Things to Avoid on Your Next Road Trip

Bean burritos. If you can’t subsist without this staple food, just know that your vehicle is about to get vividly scented and you will likely curse the first cultivators of beans who grew them at the Himalayan foothills in 7000 BCE. But these inventive agriculturists do not deserve your scorn! Just say no. Car stench. Avoid this by purchasing Febreeze and applying it generously. Eventually you’re going to cave and...

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Get to Know the TEACH Roadtrip Team

The Teach Roadtrip is more than halfway through! The team has already visited Yosemite, seen a bear (!), traveled a lot of miles and completed some incredible interviews. This week, they’ll be driving on the East Coast. Check out these fun facts about our road-trippers:   Rafi: 1) What's your fave road trip snack? Tuna! 2) Where are you most excited to visit? New York. Always wanted to explore that...

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Design Roadtrip: Final Thoughts

After 6355.4 miles, 21 states, and countless enlightening interviews, the Design Roadtrip has finally come to a close! It was an inspiring (and sometimes tiring!) 6-week journey in which three aspiring young designers traveled the country to interview the movers and shakers of the design world. From the sound designer for Star Wars to the creator behind Swiss Miss, to the animator who worked on Frozen, the road-trippers heard from...

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Introducing the 2014 TEACH Road-Trippers!

We’re very excited to introduce you all to Rafael, Grace, and Nadia--our 2014 TEACH Roadtrip team! These three road-trippers will be driving from coast to coast, talking to folks in the educational sphere and discovering how teaching is changing the world. To introduce you to the team, we’ve asked each of the road-trippers to share with us why they think education is important (in 140 characters or less!) So, without...

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5 Reasons Why Teaching is Awesome

Throughout our many years of road-tripping, we’ve come across the whole gamut of livelihoods, and each one certainly has its fair share of joys, perks, and quirks (and potential dangers from alligator contact. Yep, we’ve seen it all). But of all the vast and varied walks of life we’ve had the privilege of observing, teaching definitely ranks high on the list of most rewarding. That’s why we’ve partnered with the...

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Throwback Thursday: Snapshots from the 2006 Roadtrip

Happy Throwback Thursday! This week for #TBT we've selected some snazzy snapshots from our 2006 Roadtrip. Do you want a chance to drive the Green RV this summer? The keys could be yours...but the application deadline is approaching quickly, so don't delay: http://roadtripnation.com/greenrv/

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Throwback Thursday, Round 2

Today we’re celebrating Throwback Thursday, Round 2! Roadtrip Nation has come a really long way since 2001 when the Founders hit the road in their big Green RV. Hundreds of Leaders have been interviewed. Ten seasons of Roadtrip Nation have aired on public television! Here’s a video that shares a little bit of Roadtrip History with you: This week we’re focusing on throwbacks from the original Roadtrip once more--when Brian,...

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Roadie Recap Week 3

Hello from the road, world! Roadie Emmercelle here to give you your weekly dose of YAY from somewhere in the United States. I'm writing to you on the Green RV, rolling along to Fort Myers, FL. But less about that, more about this past week. Read More →

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