Jen Leo

Jen Leo is a travel and tech writer that has won awards for her humor books and podcast, This Week in Travel. She is best known for her nationally syndicated “Web Buzz” travel column with Los Angeles Times, and editing the Sand in My Bra series for Travelers' Tales. Jen is hand picking deals she would take herself —go ahead, grab them while the getting’s good.

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How to Grab a Summer Travel Deal with Daily Getaways

Are you counting the days until Summer? We are! Even though we live in Southern California where you can have fun outdoors almost all year round, we still can't wait for school to go on break. There's something about planning what to do during Summer that adds extra excitement. The local parks have free family movie nights, libraries offer great free … [Read More]

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How to Grab a Summer Travel Deal with Daily Getaways

Are you counting the days until Summer? We are! Even though we live in Southern California where you can have fun outdoors almost all year round, we still can't … [Read More]

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FAMILY FOOD DEAL: Farm Fresh To You Saves Time & Money

One night while we were having dinner we heard a knock at the door. In our neighborhood solicitations usually have to do with home improvements so I was ready … [Read More]

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How to Grab a Summer Travel Deal with Daily Getaways

Are you counting the days until Summer? We are! Even though we live in Southern California where you can have fun outdoors almost all year round, we still can't wait for school to go on break. There's something about planning what to do during Summer … [Read More]

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#KIDSNTRIPS Twitter Party (and Giveaway!) MARCH 16 —History is Fun!

There's an amazing side bonus to any type of family travel — the opportunity to connect your children with the stories and history of a place. No matter where you vacation, there is a back story, roots, and a culture that dates back decades if not hu … [Read More]

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#KIDSNTRIPS Twitter Party (And Giveaway!) JAN 24 —Winter Driving Tips

Driving during winter weather can be daunting. I know because we recently canceled a weekend ski trip to Tahoe during California's "Storm of the Century." I wasn't proud of canceling. We really wanted to go, but the truth was that I was intimidated … [Read More]

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#KIDSNTRIPS Twitter Party (And Giveaway!) OCT 18 —Safe Teen Driving

Liberty Mutual is fighting the good fight to keep teen drivers safe on the road. They are sponsoring another KidsNTrips Twitter party this coming Tuesday (October 18, 2016). It takes me back to when I was a teen. I wasn't driving, but my friends … [Read More]

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#KIDSNTRIPS Twitter Party (And Giveaway!) June 22 —Teen Driving Tips!

Thank goodness Cora is nowhere near learning how to drive. Although she is no stranger to the role of a backseat driver. That said, we have plenty of friends who have teen drivers. And with road trip season upon us, it's important to get them as … [Read More]

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#KIDSNTRIPS Twitter Party (And Giveaway!) June 9 — California Road Trips!

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 … [Read More]

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#KidsNTrips Twitter Party (and Giveaway!) Jan. 21—Spring Skiing in Park City, Utah

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 … [Read More]

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#KidsNTrips Twitter Party Nov. 10—Support Passports with Purpose 2015

KIDS N TRIPS is proud to support the 8th annual Passports with Purpose fundraiser by hosting a #KidsNTrips Twitter party Tuesday, November 10, 2015. We will be giving away one $100 American Express gift card and one $50 American Express gift … [Read More]