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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MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN: Kids Ski & Stay Free!

It was only two weeks ago someone I had recently met was shocked that I hadn't been to Mammoth yet. I know. I know. I haven't. If you enjoy the mountains and love skiing, or even just like being around people that ski (as in my case)—and live in Southern California—it's pretty much mandatory to have been to Mammoth. My grandfather loved skiing there and even … [Read More]

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Black Friday Travel Deals I Want Right Now!

BOOK TODAY | OK. You just woke up and you've got the worst case of FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) you've ever had. It's Black Friday! Now, while some people swear … [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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Family skiing at Mammoth | Peter Morning/ MMSA

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN: Kids Ski & Stay Free!

It was only two weeks ago someone I had recently met was shocked that I hadn't been to Mammoth yet. I know. I know. I haven't. If you enjoy the mountains and love skiing, or even just like being around people that ski (as in my case)—and live in S … [Read More]

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LAS VEGAS: Budget-minded girlfriend getaway in February

VegasJenLeo & Elvis on the Strip in 2014I'm sitting here having my coffee when my friend texts me for Las Vegas trip advice. She (early 40s and living in San Diego) is going on a Vegas girlfriend getaway with some high school friends the weekend … [Read More]

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#KidsNTrips Twitter Party Dec. 11 – Passports with Purpose & Prizes!

Every year the Passports with Purpose team and their band of bloggers blow me away with their efforts to raise money for long-lasting good around the globe. Since 2008 they've coordinated bloggers to help fundraise more than $400,000 that went to … [Read More]

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LAS VEGAS: Cyber Monday Deals $7 – $87

OK - The whole Black Friday - Cyber Monday deals thing can totally do your head in. Especially when the holidays are around the corner and every penny needs to be saved for presents, let alone a new Christmas party outfit. What's an eager Las Vegas … [Read More]

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Black Friday Travel Deals I Want Right Now!

BOOK TODAY | OK. You just woke up and you've got the worst case of FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) you've ever had. It's Black Friday! Now, while some people swear that retailers jack up their prices before Black Friday only to lower them for all the … [Read More]

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#KidsNTrips Twitter Party Nov. 13 – $250 Wyndham Vacation Prize PLUS 25% Deal

I like to think of the "Fall back" time change as the call to book a winter vacation. Now that we're newly tied down to school vacation restrictions booking a winter family vacation is more important than ever. What better way to start that booking … [Read More]

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LAS VEGAS: I’m LOVING SLS Las Vegas for $74/night

  LAS VEGAS | Best hotel under $100? SLS Las Vegas might very well be my new favorite hotel on the Strip. It's modern, hip, and most of all—FUN! Youthful. Whimsical. Delightful. These words kept popping up in my mind from the videos of birds a … [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]