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What can I Do for you?

I am here to help curious travelers make the most of their time before departure. You will find the best in trip research, a curated collection of trip resources to help you learn about your destinations, and opportunities for personal travel education coaching.

Erica Forrest


The Roadmaps Blog

Make the most of getting from where you are to where you are headed. Save time and money by discovering the best in trip research directly from experts.

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Trip Research by Destination

Enjoy trip research articles about specific destinations around the world.

Unique and Exciting Ways to Travel

Discover how to craft travel and trip research around literature, archaeology, UNESCO sites, mythology, your heritage, and more!

Enhance Your Travel Skills

What’s you passion? Improve your photography, nature journaling, language learning skills and more– all before you leave.  

Travel Planning With Kids and Teens

Use travel planning to bring more joy and curiosity into family life at home and on the road. 

Explore Our Natural World

Enhance your naturalist skills from home and more deeply appreciate exploring our natural world on your trips.

Travel Tips

Find the best gifts, gear, and games, all related to travel! Plus, we welcome you to Trip Scholars and share why we built this site.

Private Travel Education Coaching

Would you like to work one on one with a travel education expert? Are you ready to enhance your travel planning beyond the basics of itineraries and packing lists? Together we will discover how travel planning can be transformational for you– helping you grow as person and as an engaged traveler. 

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It is my honor to use my background as a Certified Travel Education Coach, Certified Independent Travel Agent, teacher, former Director of Hawaii Montessori Schools, a founder of The Family Learning Program, and as a creative problem solving coach, to help you expand your excitement for travel into deeper understanding and joyful discovery. 

I am the founder of Trip Scholars and I have been and published on over 55 travel sites. I thrive in helping others be fully engaged travelers, allowing them to better understand their destinations and, ultimately, themselves. 

Travel Resource Library

Our multimedia library of travel resources will entertain you, educate you, and enhance your travel planning – all before you even step out the door! Make the most of your time before departure by discovering more about the nature, culture, and history of your travel destinations.
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The Mission of Trip Scholars

Thoughtful travel planning makes the most of our trips-- and our lives

At Trip Scholars we believe that by learning about the nature, culture, and history of our travel destinations we can better appreciate, understand, celebrate and commit ourselves to the protection of our precious and singularly unique world and its people. We enhance our brief lives through our study, we deepen our travel experiences and connections, and we entertain ourselves.

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