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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CARLSBAD: Big savings for Omni La Costa Resort & Spa on Living Social

BOOK BY SEPT. 19 | Talk about uncovering a gem of a deal! I found the luxe Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad offering a hot discount through Living Social. Now, I live in Carlsbad and the Omni La Costa definitely counts as a local's getaway for Southern Californians. The property recently went through a $50 million renovation so if you haven't seen … [Read More]

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LAS VEGAS: 6 Sugar Shops & Bakeries

While bars are a dime a dozen, those wanting a non-alcoholic treat have to search a little harder to find satisfaction. Whether you want a cronut, éclair, … [Read More]

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Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Hot List: Best Family Hotels

Just because you have kids, doesn’t mean you need to compromise comfort or style when it comes to your vacation. Condé Nast Traveler released their 18th annual H … [Read More]

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CARLSBAD: Big savings for Omni La Costa Resort & Spa on Living Social

BOOK BY SEPT. 19 | Talk about uncovering a gem of a deal! I found the luxe Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad offering a hot discount through Living Social. Now, I live in Carlsbad and the Omni La Costa definitely counts as a local's getaway … [Read More]

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#KidsNTrips Twitter Party July 24 – Summer Road Trips!

  The call of the open road...screams summer. My five-year-old daughter, Cora, is currently reading Amelia Bedelia "Road Trip," and she totally gets it. Last summer we drove from our home in Southern California to San Francisco, stayed a … [Read More]

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#KidsNTrips Twitter Party July 10 – Dining with Kids, Maui Style!

Say it with me, "ALOHA!" We've got another amazing #KidsNTrips Twitter party for you this week and it's jam packed with fun-filled prizes for you and your family including a 2-night stay at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa! All you have to do is … [Read More]

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SAN DIEGO: Legoland California—5 Days for the Price of 1!

BOOK NOW | There couldn't be a better time to visit Legoland. The weather in Carlsbad is in the low 80s—Summer is buzzing with fun and plenty of reasons to get the kids out of the house. At the top of the list of reasons to visit Legoland is the n … [Read More]

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PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS: Atlantis Resort Deals & Giveaway

It's no secret I love Atlantis Resort in the BahamasSea Squirts program. I've been three times thanks to the fact that my husband had an annual work trip every January. The most memorable feeling I had the first time I went was "This is a resort a … [Read More]

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#KidsNTrips Twitter Party May 22 – Kaanapali, Maui with Kids

Colleen (@TravelMamas), Katie (@LaJollaMom), and I (@jenleo) were so thrilled with the enthusiasm we received for our first #KidsNTrips Twitter Party – that we’re rolling out more! This Thursday we have Kaanapali Beach Resort in Maui as our host. You … [Read More]

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NEW! #KidsNTrips Twitter Parties for Family Travel Enthusiasts

Hey everybody! I’m excited to announce a new social media project I'm launching— the #KidsNTrips family-focused Twitter party. I’ve partnered up with prominent family travel writers Colleen Lanin, author of The Travel Mamas Guide and TravelMamas.com a … [Read More]

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MAUI: 30% Off Luxe Villa or Condo Vacation with Car Rental

Destination Resorts Hawaii, one of the largest private home, villa and condo rental companies on Maui is offering a deal that’s sure to get the attention of traveling families. Its "Welcome to Spring" or :"E Komo Mai" deal offers 30% off a … [Read More]