My 7 Most Meaningful Travel Experiences

My 7 Most Meaningful Travel Experiences

All travel is meaningful travel. Whether you’re on a business trip, traveling for relaxation, or on an epic adventure – something inside you shifts when you’re exposed to a new place, ideals, and mindsets. That said, some trips mold our thinking more than others. Read...
7 Ways to Soak Up Local Culture on Your Next Trip

7 Ways to Soak Up Local Culture on Your Next Trip

As avid world travelers, we are always looking to learn about the local culture of our destinations and expand our knowledge. Whether you’re on a group tour, traveling in style, or backpacking on your own – try to carve out some time to experience the local culture....
Two Perfect Days in Taipei

Two Perfect Days in Taipei

Day OneIf you’re like me, you enjoy starting off a city break with a good food tour. It helps you learn the lay of a city, try some delicious food, and get a sense for what you want to try more of while you’re in town. So start off day one on Taipei Eats’ Xinyi...
10 Helpful Apps for Your Next Trip

10 Helpful Apps for Your Next Trip

PackpointFor those of us who need a little assistance when it comes to packing, Packpoint helps you create a packing list and will even check the weather for you!iOS | Android GrabGrab app helps you navigate restaurant options at different airports, browse menus ahead...
Is Traveling is Better Than an MBA?

Is Traveling is Better Than an MBA?

Is traveling better than an MBA? One of the most common reasons people pursue an MBA is to become leaders. What does it mean to be a “leader” anyway? You need to have vision and see things others don’t see yet. You need to make tough decisions. And you need to inspire...
5 Life Lessons Learned Through Travel – Part 2

5 Life Lessons Learned Through Travel – Part 2

I hope you enjoyed reading part 1 on the first two life lessons learned through travel. Here are three more for you to ponder. Our worldviews are highly shaped by our immediate surroundingsOk, this sounds obvious. But I never realized HOW differently where...
5 Life Lessons Learned Through Travel (Part 1)

5 Life Lessons Learned Through Travel (Part 1)

If you’ve been checking out our site, you know how much we value travel as a form of education, so naturally I thought it right to share some life lessons learned through travel. I outline five life changing lessons I’ve been lucky enough to receive and...
Welcome to The Traveler’s PhD!

Welcome to The Traveler’s PhD!

Hi there! I’m Sarah Groen, founder of The Traveler’s PhD. I’m SO excited you’re visiting our site! A few months ago, my mom handed me an “autobiography” I wrote when I was 6. I was shocked to read that I had literally become the person I wrote...