Category Archive: Travel tips

Season’s Greetings – Holiday Travel with a Baby and Family Travel Gift Guide

Only a few weeks left in the year, and shocker, we’re too busy getting ready for another trip to write about all the places we’ve already been. In nine days, we’ll be off… Continue reading

Advanced Baby Travel: Flying with a toddler

After three long posts about flying with a baby, I thought I had pretty much exhausted all the advice I had. Then in August, just after Vera turned one year old, we flew to… Continue reading

Best Istanbul neighborhoods for traveling with a baby

Istanbul is a wonderful place to travel with children, as Turkish people are some of the most baby-friendly in the world. My daughter Vera was born in Istanbul and spent most of her… Continue reading

Wheels down: Navigating Istanbul with a baby

Like Rome, Istanbul is a city originally built on seven hills. Once you spend any time exploring the city (with a baby or without), you’ll estimate that at closer to seven million hills.… Continue reading

Flying with a baby made fun and easy!* Part three: be vigilant

After a thousand words on timing and another thousand on packing and preparation, you’d think I’d have said it all about flying with a baby. But I haven’t gotten through 20+ flights with… Continue reading

Flying with a baby made fun and easy!* Part two: Be prepared

My last post on flying with a baby had to do with timing, both the age of the child and the time of the flight. This next article has to do with packing… Continue reading

Flying with a baby made fun and easy!* Part one: timing

*Okay, so every baby is different and I can’t guarantee that flying with a baby can be fun or easy, but the nightmare of spending hours trapped with a screaming, smelly infant on… Continue reading

The best baby travel toys that aren’t toys

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a small child in possession of a toy in a box will prefer to play with the box. Swear as you might that you won’t let… Continue reading

Applying for a baby’s passport abroad

If you are planning on traveling internationally with your baby (and if you are visiting this site, I assume you are), it makes sense to apply for your child’s passport as early as… Continue reading