Category: travel

  • How Do You Get Ready to Travel Around the World With Kids?

    How Do You Get Ready to Travel Around the World With Kids?

    After a little more than a month here in Auckland, New Zealand, we are gearing up for our round-the-world adventure. I must admit, I am torn between planning every minute of every day of the trip so that I know where and when to be everywhere — never throwing caution to the wind. But I […]

  • Unaccompanied Minors — Children Traveling Alone

    Unaccompanied Minors — Children Traveling Alone

    It’s summertime and that means that kids and families are traveling — and sometimes not all at the same time. Which always brings up the topic of children traveling alone. There’s been a lot of press on children traveling alone. CNBC reported on a story about the re-seating of male passengers on two Australian airlines, […]

  • Poll: Tagging Your Own Bags – Faster?

    Poll: Tagging Your Own Bags – Faster?

    British Airways (BA) has launched a new bag-tagging system at Las Vegas McCarren International airport that allows customers traveling from Las Vegas to destinations in the UK and across the BA network to print and attach tags to their own bags at a self-service kiosk. British Airways is the first international carrier with TSA approval […]

  • What to Do in Kyoto

    What to Do in Kyoto

    I love Japanese culture. From the off-beat style of Harajuku Girls to the movie “Lost in Translation,” I am fascinated by Japan. So during a visit to Kyoto, when my itinerary included meditation at a Japanese temple, dining on soba noodles, dressing up in a kimono and touring a museum devoted to manga (Japanese comics), […]

  • Hyatt Launches ‘For Kids By Kids Family Cook-Off’ Recipe Contest

    Hyatt Launches ‘For Kids By Kids Family Cook-Off’ Recipe Contest

    Hyatt hotels around the world are celebrating the busy summer travel season with new offerings that the whole family can enjoy. This summer, families can take advantage of an array of new services and promotions that will make traveling with the family easier. New offerings for kids include VIP children services and packages, a revamped […]