RCK #007 THE INSIDERS GUIDE TO CHINA WITH KIDS WITH JESS SWENSON
This week on The Raising Cultured Kid's Podcast, I caught up with Jess Swenson from Lets Adventure Some More and she shares in details about the last 12 months of traveling the world with her family of 5.
Their first stop on their world trip took them through China. Jess shares both her apprehensions of traveling to such an unknown country beforehand but also the highlights she experienced once she got there with her family.
I have no doubt that Jess's adventurous spirit will challenge you to step out and find ways to immerse your own kids in cultures entirely other to their normal everyday life!
LET’S GET INTO IT.
1. Introducing Jess Swenson.
Key Points We Discussed:
- Why Jess decided to travel full time and 'world-school' her kids.
- Why China was the first stop on her 12-month itinerary.
- How the Swensons wereable to afford to travel the world as a family of 5.
2. Insiders Guide to China.
Key Points We Discussed:
- How to prepare your kids to travel the world - practical tips.
- Top day trips to visit when in China.
- How her children handled the different food culture.
- Recommendations on what to do if you only have 3 days in China.
- Common misconceptions traveling to China.
- Favorite memory of her time in China - It might also be one of the most dangerous too.
"Not only did we survive, we really thrived," Jess said. "It felt like if we could do this, we really could do anything with our hooligans."
A huge thank you to Jess Swenson for sharing her experience with us today! I certainly felt inspired to take a step out and see more travel with my family realized. With the number of people learning Mandarin these days soaring to over 30 million, there's never been a better time to learn more about Chinese culture.
As always, if you’re feeling brave I'd love you to take a picture of you or your surroundings, and tag me @theculturedkid in your IG Stories with what you’re going to do today to help your little one learn more about Chinese culture, whether that's learning a word or two, or even getting out the world map and showing your child where China is on the map!
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Links We Discussed!
Trusted Housesitters - A worldwide network enabling you to travel the world
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