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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Roadie Blog: Updates from the Road

Hello World!   This is Roadie Jenny (or J-Dog as my fellow Roadies call me). I'll be keeping you in the loop from the road for the 2014 Roadie Fall Tour! We're ecstatic to embark on this journey and can't wait to bring you along with us. But first...   Let us take a selfie!   Monday night we head out (not too far from home) to sunny San Diego,...

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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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First-Gen Roadtrip: Final Thoughts

The First-Gen Roadtrip has officially come to a close and Jasmine, Jenny, Johnathan, and Felipe have all gone their separate ways. A collaboration between Roadtrip Nation and The College Board allowed these four first-generation college students the opportunity to travel the country and interview pioneering leaders who were also the first in their families to go to college. After all was said and done, the road-trippers spent 35 days on...

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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: Meet Monaco

We love looking back on our history and remembering our old Roadtrips. Since we've been hitting the Road since 2001 we have a lot of photos and memories to share! In celebration of #Throwback Thursday this week we're throwing it back to 2010, with a very special member of our RV fleet... Meet Monaco, the RV we took on our 2010 Roadtrip! He's now retired, but in his day, Monaco...

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