A virtual field trip to Anne’s Prince Edward Island

A virtual field trip to Anne's Prince Edward IslandWritten by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

For several years, my friend Caroline and I have talked about going to Prince Edward Island in search of our favorite author, Lucy Maud Montgomery (known as “Maud” to friends and family).

We’re avid fans, having read all the Anne books several times through, many of her other novels, all five volumes of Maud’s journals, as well as the newest extensive biography released about her life.

Well, sometimes dreams do come true! Back in July we drove for 13 hours from my home in Connecticut to PEI–and spent four magical days drinking in the sights and beauty there.

It seems like as soon as I mention this trip, many readers swoon and say “I want to do that!”

My advice? Do it! Plan your trip with help here, and check out Caroline’s post on the top 10 places for Anne/Maud fans to visit.

But why wait? Gather the Anne fans in your home and come to the Island with us today:
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Growing Up Around the World: A Global Link Up!

Growing up around the worldupdate

Welcome to our Read the World Global link-up! We’re so glad you’re here – think of this as a free trip around the world, right from the comfort of your dining room table!

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Growing up in Australia

Growing up in Australia

Dangerous animals, fun expressions and more make up this family’s home – Australia!

The Georges are a homeschooling family of 7 that lives in a caravan and spends most of their time in Far North Queensland, although they are nomads. In fact, many people in their home country are!

Kelly shares that and many other fascinating facts about Australia with us today. Check out her blog Fearless Homeschool for more inspiration from down under!
Growing up around the world: A SimpleHomechool.net series

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Growing up in Mexico and Central America


The Weary Family is a homeschooling family of four that wanted to experience expat life. So for nearly two years they’ve been driving throughout Mexico and Central America.

They’ve now visited each country, and have things they love about every place they have stayed including the food, the clear blue water and the animals they’ve encountered.Growing up around the world: A SimpleHomechool.net series

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Growing up in the Philippines

Growing up in the

This post takes us to the Philippines with Tina’s family!

Tina’s crew hasn’t always made their home in Philippines – in fact their family has worked as missionaries – but today they are sharing with us why they LOVE calling the Philippines home, and a special reason why their kids enjoy life there.

So read on to learn a few common Tagalog phrases, get a few ideas for an authentic Filipino dinner, and gaze at Tina’s family’s beautiful beach photos!

Growing up around the world: A SimpleHomechool.net series

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