Lainie Liberti and her nine-year-old son, Miro, left the U.S. in 2009 for what was going to be a one-year adventure—and they’re still going! Continuing their slow travel through Central and South America, they allow inspiration to be their compass. Along the way they’ve taken a global approach to education, using the world as their classroom.
In This Episode
- Embarking on this lifestyle as a single parent
- How Miro became fluent in Spanish without any formal study
- Project-based learning, unschooling, and world schooling defined
- Why and how she and Miro created a unique learning community for kids
- Why the world is a safe place—and she wants everyone to know it
- How travel changed her relationship to money
- And much more
Most Memorable Location-Independent Experiences
There are too many to describe, but we have fond memories of all the incredible people we’ve met along the way.
Biggest Surprise along the Way
That there is no difference between life, travel, and learning.
Resources We Talked About
- Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
- Lainie couldn’t find the article she referred to in the podcast about Third Culture Kids, but this book was recently recommended to her
- Third Culture Shock (several first-person posts about being a Third Culture Kid)
- “Why Worldschooling and Not Just Unschooling”
- Lainie and Miro’s Reading List and Links to Travel and Unschooling Resources
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