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Airline executives: Look at what Gulf Air is doing

April 17th, 2009 · Comments Off · Misc

Nannies in the Sky!   According to its website, “Gulf Air offers a free service dedicated to young travellers, the Sky Nanny.”  From departure gate to disembarkcation, Gulf Air will provide a Nanny to help you and entertain your kids while you get a break.  And it says FREE!! We would like to visit the Middle [...]

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Five reasons you know you toddler is a seasoned traveler

April 7th, 2009 · Comments Off · Experience

Five reasons you know you toddler is a seasoned traveler
They cry as you deplane because they want to keep flying. (Everyone around you breathes a sigh of relief that the crying waited until the end of the flight.)

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Family Visits at Christmas: Planning Travel with a Toddler – Parking with Perks

December 15th, 2008 · Comments Off · Experience, Tips & Tricks

If you are flying during peak holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Holiday weekends), book your airport transportation in advance.  Rides from friends and family are usually the best, but not always available.   Depending on how far you live from the airport, there is a trade off between shuttles, cabs, cars/limos and just parking at the airport. My [...]

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Backpack to Buggy around the web.

October 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off · Misc

This week, Backpack to Buggy has been mentioned all over the web. All of these websites, I read multiple times a week and find a great resource for family travel.  Please check them out. Delicious Baby- Debbie is a mom who went right on traveling when she had kids and makes it look easy.   [...]

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Bali or Hawaii? Bali may be cheaper.

September 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off · Destinations, Tips & Tricks

At a meet up of San Francisco Travel Bloggers last week, I mentioned that every new parent should go to Bali.  There were moans about the cost and I argued that Bali is as cheap or cheaper than visiting Hawaii from San Francisco. Loving a good challenge, I ran a side-by-side comparison for a value/budget [...]

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