Travel, Advanced


Skill Level:  2
Category: Recreation
Original Honor:  2009

AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF 
AdventSource Catalog: Advanced Star Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource) Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  General Conference


1. Earn the Travel honor.

2. View a travelogue program not previously watched, of a unique location you would like to visit.

3. What safety considerations should you think of when traveling?

4. What health recommendations or requirements are recommended by your country’s health depart/office when traveling internationally?

5. Create a 7-day international trip plan for a “family vacation”:

a. Create a 7-day planner and include:

i. A description of one historic site to visit

ii. A list and description of two natural sites to visit

iii. A description of one recreational site to visit

Note: First and last days may be travel days

b. Create a 7-day budget for the “family vacation” and include projected financial figures for a “family group” of four people:

i. Round trip airfare to that country

ii. Automobile Rental (economy/compact) 

iii. Legitimate gas costs (remember that many countries list gas prices per liter)

iv. Determine an average per night hotel expense

v. Determine an average per day food expense

vi. Budget costs for sites you plan to visit

vii. Legitimate souvenir expenses

viii. Include 10% for miscellaneous expenses

6. Write a 100-word description or discuss in a group what you think traveling around in Bible times was like. Discussion topics might include: 

a. contrasting distances traveled then vs. now

b. expectations of what you'd have available to you at your lodging (bathing, beds, # of people lodging together, etc.)

c. food eaten during a journey (no refrigeration or grocery stores back then)

d. why you would travel (recreation vs. necessities)