Category: Travel With Kids

  Flying with everything you need is a balancing act, especially if you are flying with small children and babies. It’s a fine line between having all the necessities and being over loaded. The airlines are making harder and harder to travel with everything you need as they get tougher with the carry on regulations. […]

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The 10 Wackiest Museums in the US

By The Flying Pinto

Are you tired of the same ordinary tourist attractions? The same old art and the same scientific discoveries? Well look no further than the States. Across the USA are some of the most bizarre, wacky and wonderful museums you’ll ever see, from spies to spam, here Natalie from Area Vibes presents a list of some […]

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Out of the Mouth of Babes

By The Flying Pinto

The little girl, with dark curls framing a cherub face, ordered beverages for her family.  She is adorable, I think.  Polite and well-spoken, this little cutie smiles up at me. “My mommy will have cranberry juice.  And, my sister will have milk.  She’s still little.”  The little girl giggles.  A seven hour friendship begins between […]

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We all love to travel. Not many will dispute that, but there are many who see air travel as a necessary evil to get where they’d like to go. Especially if their kids are in tow. When my daughter Lucy was born I would barely leave the house with her for the first six months, […]

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A great perk of my of my job is bringing my family with me on trips sometimes. On a recent trip to Seattle my mom and my daughter Lucy were able to meet up with me. Here are a few photos from our day… First Class with Nana Getting settled in our hotel room. Big […]

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Fly to the Moon with your Kids

By The Flying Pinto

Or take them to Paris without getting on an airplane! The This Is series by Czech artist, illustrator and author M. Sasek are my favorite travel books for children. I’ve been collecting them since my daughter was born five years ago. You will love seeing some of the most beautiful cities in the world through […]

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Travel Pro Packing Tips

By The Flying Pinto

What type of baggage do you have? Ok, that may be a personal question, but what bag you choose to travel with can affect your trip in a positive or negative way. Not all bags are created equal, your individual needs will determine what type of bag you need to have a successful travel day. […]

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My Favorite (Kids Travel) Things

By The Flying Pinto

This year for my favorite things I am going to post two lists one for my favorite kids travel things and one for everyone. I travel frequently with my four year old and I’m always trying to stream line and make our journey as stress free as possible, here are some of my favorite things! […]

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Babies on a Plane

By The Flying Pinto

Should babies be allowed in First Class? This is a very popular subject and one that comes with a lot of opinions. I recently asked the question on Twitter after the news came out about Malaysian Airlines not allowing children under two in their first class cabin. Here is what a few had to say: […]

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VRBO (Vacation Rental by Owner) in Vancouver

By The Flying Pinto

I discovered a great new way to travel a few years back after the birth of my daughter. Hotel rooms stopped having the same appeal when we traveled as a family. Trapped in one room with our three week old, colicky baby left much to be desired. At least if we had more space we […]

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