The Wonderful World of Travel Day Bags

I’ve traveled for pleasure and business, domestically and internationally, both solo and with babies, toddlers, big kids, and solo. Through all that time I have used A LOT of different travel day bags. I keep hearing about the idea of a “unicorn” day bag. One that will work for all uses. I have yet to…

Ultralight Packing – Is it Worth It?

Ever since the launch of the Basic Economy Fare (see my blog post on it), I have been exploring and reading about ultra light packing. How to pack for a long trip in just a backpack. On my trip to Barcelona, I got the perfect opportunity to test the idea. I bought an ultra low…

Traveling with Carry-On Only

Packing with two little ones used to be a nightmare. It was a process that required multiple large suitcases, and careful coordination with car seats, temporary beds, and shipping ahead diapers and baby food. Then something happened. My babies became kids. They had their own seats on the plane and were able to drag their…

Joovy Caboose – A Review

It was my trip to Argentina that made me break down and buy that travel double stroller I had been avoiding adding to my increasing collection. We have a City Mini Double that we love, but the truth is that it does not travel well. When faced with the prospect of planes, trains and taxis,…

Stroller Dilemma

After much thought, debate, pros and cons lists, and coin flipping, my husband and I are still no closer to deciding what we are going to do about a stroller in Buenos Aires. Here’s the situation:  Our son is almost 4 and my daughter is almost 18 months old.  My son may be only 4…

How Does She Do It?

I often hear from my friends “I don’t know how you do it” when they hear about my various travels with the kids. A lot of research, a lot of preparation and a sound strategy. That’s how I do it. I’ve been an avid reader of the Travels With Baby blog since my son was…