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We love going on road trips! Now we get to spread the word about California Road trips tomorrow - Thursday, June 9 at 9:30 a.m. PT. Join us on Twitter for a #KidsNTrips  Twitter party. We'll be giving away a $300 Visa gift card to use on a hotel stay in San Francisco + 4 San Francisco CityPasses! Get your cute #familytravel  pics ready - this will be a FUN one!
Cora's first travel experience was a road trip to San Francisco when she was barely a month old. We cruised up Interstate 5 from San Diego to the Bay Area to visit with friends I'd made when I lived there several years prior. And we've been making that trip a few times a year ever since.
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Sorry to have missed this +Jennifer Leo I was in the Dominican Republic with limited internet access. Hope it was fun! #KidsNTrips  
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GIVEAWAY! We're giving a terrific prize TODAY to one of our #KidsNTrips  participants. Win a 3-night ski trip with lift tickets in Park City, Utah! Join us at 9:30 am PT - all you have to do is tweet with the hashtag during the party.  +Katie Dillon +Travel Mamas +Amy Whitley +Kara Williams +Linda SmithJager  #TwitterParty  
When you're raising a kid in Southern California, one of two things can happen—they can either love the snow— or hate the cold. I've always wanted our daughter to get exposure to skiing, but once we started going, I realized that I just wanted her to enjoy being in the mountains during winter.
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Hey, super fun Twitter party this morning! 
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Only 45 MINUTES until the next #KidsNTrips  Twitter party! Such a great topic - we only have 18 Summers with our kids while they're home - How will you make the most of it? With +Katie Dillon +Colleen Lanin More great #familytravel   tips coming your way! 
It's been a couple of years since our summer road trip to Idaho and every summer I want to go back. We have family there, but what you find out once you cross the border is that a ton of adventure awaits. If you haven't thought of an outdoor adventure summer vacation in Idaho for your family, ...
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I can't wait to see all the cute dog & cat pics we're going to get in our #KidsNTrips  feed tomorrow! Join us! Travel Tips for Pet Lovers - 9:30-10:30 am PT / 12:30-1:30 pm ET May 21, 2015.
With +Katie Dillon +Colleen Lanin 
Cooper is our 10-month-old German Shorthair Pointer. We rescued him from the Hellen Woodward Animal Center when he was eight weeks old. He's my first dog. And he's two handfuls. When we planned to get our puppy (after Cora started Kindergarten) we sought out a puppy not just because they're ...
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I like man best friend aka doggy
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Join us for tomorrow's #KidsNTrips  Twitter Party!  Residence Inn by Marriott Mom of the Year Tamera Mowry-Housley will be tweeting some of her favorite Mom Hacks when it comes to traveling with her son. We will also be giving away a $200 Residence Inn gift card to one lucky winner, and two winners will each receive a summer fun gift bag, filled with travel goodies. 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET Thursday, May 14, 2015  +Katie Dillon +Colleen Lanin 
No matter how many times we've packed the family suitcases, stuffed our purses with kid snacks, and agreed to take just one more stuffed animal—there's always another smart traveling mom out there who's discovered a family tip that we haven't heard of. Residence Inn by Marriott found her!
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Katie & Jen (who became friends via Meerkat) will catch up on their week, talk about past and future travels, and more. Also live-streaming via +Appmeerkat Meerkat 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Jennifer Leo. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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sorry, still out of town but keep me on you invite list!
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Do you have summer vacation plans yet? Join +Katie Dillon +Colleen Lanin +Barb Webb +Keryn Means and myself tomorrow (4/16 at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET) as we dish all our best travel tips for making a family vacation the best it can be! Our sponsor, American Express, will be giving away $400 in gift cards too.
I love this time of year! Summer is right around the corner. The kids will soon be out of school and the excitement of going to the local pool with the neighborhood kids, corner lemonade stands, and the thing we've all been waiting for—family vacation—is right around the corner.
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"see" you there!
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Carlsbad Village finally has a permanent food truck! Who wants to join me for a burger? Chef Cory's locally sourced and organic ingredients are indeed #nomnomnom . Come on by! :-)
The California Braise food truck has a menu filled with comfort food made from scratch with organic and locally sourced ingredients at every turn...
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enjoy buddy...
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There are super fun family travel experiences to be had right in our own back yard! And at an hour away, it still feels like an escape. Thanks +Katie Dillon for the reminder about the fun holiday activities at the Hotel Del. We'll try to take Cora down to the ice rink since she just started lessons this year. It might blow her mind to know you can skate at the beach!
 
Holidays in San Diego

Check out all of the things to do at +Hotel del Coronado during the holidays ranging from ice skating steps from the sand to the traditional Victorian tea.

#VisitSD   #sandiego   #familytravel  
The Hotel Del Coronado will offer a full line-up of holiday activities for San Diego including Skating by the Sea and much more for the 2015 season.
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Love the live TBEX episodes of This Week in Travel!
 
This Week In Travel – Episode 188

This episode is a live show recorded at TBEX Europe in Lloret de Mar, Catalonia.

Guests we had on the show include +Stephen Oddo +Stephanie Yoder +Dylan Lowe +Jackie Laulainen +Rick Calvert +Craig Martin +Laurence Norah +Heather Cowper +Evo Terra +Sheila Dee 

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http://everything-everywhere.com/2015/05/20/this-week-in-travel-episode-188/
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Thanks for a most entertaining episode, I found myself chuckling out aloud whilst walking the dog and listening to your latest podcast :-)
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Want a cheaper rate on the hotel you've already booked? Check out DreamCheaper.
No need to second-guess the price you paid for your hotel. There's a new website to take care of that for you.
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salut jennifer.
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Katie & Jen (who became friends via Meerkat) will catch up on their week, talk about past and future travels, and more. Also live-streaming via +Appmeerkat Meerkat 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Jennifer Leo. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Girl Friday cheer with Katie Stevenson & Jen Leo
Fri, April 24, 2015, 1:27 PM
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Sorry to miss this. BUT - I just saw that Meerkat has a beta Android app. Must see what all the fuss is about!
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Web Buzz columnist, 2008 - present
    I review travel websites and apps for the Los Angeles Times Travel section. You can find the column online and in print. Web Buzz is a nationally syndicated column and sometimes appears in Canada.
  • Condé Nast Publications
    Freelance writer, 2011 - 2013
    Freelance writer for CNTraveler.com
  • Amplifly for Three UK
    wrote the Apps for Mums Guide, 2011 - 2011
  • Six Apart, MobiTV, BootsnAll Travel Network, Weblogs, Inc., Travelers' Tales, Kozmo.com
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Caldwell
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Anything is possible. Go for it!
Introduction
LA Times Web Buzz column writer | Co-founder of Best Kids Apps | JenLeoDeals.com | Co-host This Week in Travel podcast | Editor of the award-winning Sand in My Bra series (Travelers’ Tales) | Mom to 4yo Cora |
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Bicycled across the U.S. in 1993.
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Carlsbad, CA
Previously
San Diego, CA - Los Angeles, CA - London, UK - Las Vegas, NV - Pasadena, CA - Eugene, OR - Lake Tahoe, CA - San Francisco, CA - Greenbrae, CA