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Although Walking On Travels is where it all got start, Keryn has expanded her message through guest posting and freelance writing for several other web sites and magazines throughout the years. Keryn has been quoted in family travel guides as well as asked to speak on national television as a travel expert. Check out where Keryn and Walking On Travels has popped up around the globe.

Recent-Awards

Accolades

2011 Top 25 Travel Blogs By Parents at Circle of Moms (August 26, 2011)
2012 Babble”s Top 25 Travel Blogs for Families as Voted by Readers (April 2012)
Washington Flyer’s Best Travel Blogs of 2012 (July 31, 2012)
Red Tricycle 2013 Totally Awesome Awards Finalist (July 2013)
Babble 100 Best Bloggers of 2013 (December 2013)
Our 50 Favorite Mom Bloggers (July 2014)
10Best.com and USA Today 10 Best Family Travel Bloggers (July 2014)

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Contributing Writer

 

Parent Map

8 Indoor Spots to Reconnect with Nature on a Rainy Day (November 6, 2013)
9 Wow-Winter Break Itineraries for Seattle-Area Families (December 18, 2013)
8 Hot Family Destinations (and Tips on How To Get There) (January 17, 2014)
Sun on a Showstring: 4 Wallet-Friendly Getaways (January 31, 2014)
Splash! 6 Destination Pools Worth Planning a Vacation Around  (March 27, 2014)
Disney’s Aulani: 5 Reasons to Go (and 3 Reasons Not to) (April 8, 2014)
Iceland’s Nonstop Wonders: 9 Top Adventures with Kids (May 30, 2014)
Sand Castle Vacations: 7 Epic Sand Competitions for kids and families (May 30, 2014)
10 Hip Happy-Hour Spots Around Seattle that Welcome Kids (July 16, 2014)
Northwest Family Adventure! (November 2014- print)
Winter in the Cities: 6 Urban Adventures with a Dash of Holiday Magic (October 30, 2014- print)
Save and Go: 26 Ways to Save on Winter Travel (November 1, 2014)
Staycation Seattle: Great Seattle and Eastside Hotels for Kids and Families (January 28, 2015)
 
 
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5 Family Attractions in Washington, D.C. (January 21, 2015)
Road Trip Tips for Families (March 25, 2015)
What to do in Philadelphia for Families (April 12, 2015)
Iceland’s Hot Spots for Families (April 12, 2015)
The Truth about Traveling with Toddlers (April 19, 2015)
Family Vacation Journal: Scotland’s Isle of Mull (June 7, 2015)
Family Rides In France With Fat Tire Bike Tours (June 7, 2015)

 

mom dot me

I No Longer Feel Like a Breastfeeding Failure (August 19, 2014)
Rookie Mom’s Guide to Preschool (August 21, 2014)
Must-Know Tips for Breastfeeding on a Plane (August 26, 2014)
When You Can’t Sit Next to Your Child on a Plane (August 27, 2014)
4 Tips to Survive Baby Jet Lag (September 3, 2014)
What to Do When You Are in a Rental Car Accident (September 9, 2014)
When Baby Escapes the Crib while on Vacation  (September 12, 2014)
A Traveling Mama’s Adventures in Europe (September 22, 2014)
Dolphin Excursions: Good or Bad? (October 10, 2014)
My Son is Afraid of People in Costumes (October 14, 2014)
Memorable Snaps: Why Traveling With Your Kid is So Special (October 17, 2014)
Why the Need to Police Parent Behavior? (October 23, 2014)
Please stop bribing airplane passengers (November 18, 2014)
5 Strategies for Holiday Travel with Kids (November 17, 2014)
Christmas Travel Nightmare is a New Years Surprise (November 24, 2014)
10 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Traveling Kids (December 18, 2014)
5 Types of Parents on a Plane (December 22, 2014)
Giving Birth is Way Easier than Pregnancy (December 23, 2014)
7 Trips to Thrill the Kids in 2015 (December 25, 2014)
I Tossed My FitBit and Feel Healthier Already (January 26, 2015)
Developmental Guide for Work-At-Home Moms: Newborn to K (January 27, 2015)
Forget Juno: 5 Family Winter Trips to Book Now (January 28, 2015)
9 Travel Spots Where a Weak Euro Pays Off (January 29, 2015)
What I’ve Been Forced to Give Up for My Health (February 18, 2015)
5 Tech Rules Parents Need to Live By (February 20, 2015)
How Marbles Get Me In Shape (February 23, 2015)
The Case for Ditching School to Travel (March 3, 2015)
Why You Should Travel Local to Go Global (March 17, 2015)
I Didn’t Expect to Feel Depressed During Pregnancy (March 18, 2015)
How to Travel With Kids on the Off Season (March 19, 2015)
The Bucket List Item You Need to Do Now (March 20, 2015)
4 Best Sites for Saving on Travel in 2015 (April 8, 2015)
Will and Kate Don’t Have to Put Up with This (April 10, 2015)
2 Lines No Parent Should Ever Cross (April 13, 2015)
New Orleans with Kids? 5 Reasons to Go (April 14, 2015)
The One Thing Wrong with All Hotel Pools (May 1, 2015)
That Time I Hated Being a Work At Home Mom (May 5, 2015)
Tough Questions I Didn’t Expect from the Kids (May 6, 2015)
How We Tamed the Screentime Beast (May 7, 2015)
6 Ways to Avoid Chaos When Packing with Kids (June 22, 2015)
10 Ways to Stop Kids From Whining (June 23, 2015)
Do This, Not That When traveling With Kids (June 24, 2015)
5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Cheap Travel in Europe (June 29, 2015)
 

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A Victorian Christmas (December 11, 2012)
Winter Escapes with Toddlers (January 2, 2013)
Health & Fitness: A First Road Trip  (February 11, 2013)
 

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phil&teds Traveller: Portable Travel Cot (April 11, 2013)
Vancouver BC Attractions: Top Activities with Kids in Vancouver (May 14, 2013)
Pay in the Snow at Silver Star Mountain Resort, BC (January 3, 2014)
Explore Spain by Car: From Madrid to the Coast (January 24, 2014)
Kid-friendly Food Tour: Punta Cana with Kids (September 1, 2014)
Finding the Heart of Oahu’s North Shore at Turtle Bay Resort (January 21, 2015)
 

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Natural Namesakes: 4 Other Grand Canyons in the US (December 11, 2013)
Land of the free: 5 Free things to do in Seattle (February 4, 2014)
Land of the free: 5 Free things to do in Seattle (syndicated on Yahoo! Travel -February 4, 2014)

 

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Travel is all about options  (April 2013)
Facing Your Pregnancy Travel Fears (May 2013)
Packing Baby Up to Conquer the Air (May 2013)
Coronado Island with a Baby and Toddler (June 2013)
City Gems: Seattle (June 2013)
Seattle’s Best Attractions with Kids (July 2013)
Three Family Friendly Ways to Experience Philadelphia This Summer (July 2013)
Quiet Days in the Outerbanks of NC (August 2013)
Planning a Successful Multigenerational Trip (August 2013)
Stepping out with the Pacapod Diaper Bag (September 13, 2013)
Best shops in Seattle for Kids (September 17, 2013)
Find your family’s perfect pumpkin patch this season (October 1, 2013)
Hawaii, The Big Island in November (October 15, 2013)
The Best of London with Kids (October 29, 2013)
Get your child ready to hit the slopes this season (November 19, 2013)
3 Great holiday travel alternatives (November 26, 2013)
5 tips for easier holiday travel (December 17, 2013)
14 Hot spots to add to your 2014 Travel Bucket List (December 31, 2013)
5 Fabulous things to do with kids in Vancouver, BC (January 14, 2014)
Kidtopia brings the family together in Keystone, CO (January 28, 2014)
Packing tips for toddlers (February 11, 2014)
Travel-themed baby shower gifts (February 24, 2014)
Best toys that inspire travel (March 18, 2014)
The Crazy Side of Traveling with Kids- Tales from the Road (April 1, 2014)
Best Seattle restaurants for the whole family (September 9, 2014)

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San Gimignano, Italy
Duomo di Siena
Siena, Italy
Bern, Switzerland
Iconic London Walking Tour
The Food and Markets of London
London’s Museums and Galleries
Window of the World, Shenzhen
Summer Palace, Beijing
Temple of Heaven, Beijing
Honokalani Black Sand Beach
Swiss Alps, Switzerland
 
Articles
Childhood Dream Comes True at Gulf World Marine Park (May 23, 2014)
The Sand and Surf of Panama City Beach (May 20, 2014)
Checking things off our bucket list out of the water in Panama City Beach (June 2, 2014)
Stretching out in Kyoto, Japan (June 12, 2014)
 
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Virginia Beach, VA (April 2014)
Panama City Beach, FL (May 2014)
 

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5 Best Spots to Camp with Families in Western Washington (July 25, 2013)
Three Reasons to Visit Washington’s Big Four Ice Caves (August 14, 2013)
Take Advantage of National Park Fee Free Days (August 28, 2013)
Orcas Island: From Sea to Mountain (September 19, 2013)
Teaching Kids to Ski & Snowboard: Help Your Little Ones Hit the Slopes (October 28, 2013)
What to do with babies while skiing (January 2, 2014)
Parents: You can still ski on your family ski trip (March 5, 2014)
 
VacatiaWhat You Need to Know About Taking Your Infant to the Beach (January 15, 2015)
Why I Actually Travel More After Having Kids (January 28, 2015)
 
 

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Family-friendly dining in Philadelphia (May 19, 2014)
How to travel lighter with kids (May 27, 2014)
4 U.S. Aquariums You Won’t Want to Miss (June 12, 2014)
Exploring North Carolina’s Outerbanks with Kids (June 26, 2014)
Best Tips for County Fair Fun with the Family (July 25, 2014)
Experience the Best of Virginia Beach On and Off the Water (August 4, 2014)
Five Things to Pack for Your Next Beach Vacation (August 7, 2014)
Planning the Perfect Weekend Escape to Portland, Oregon with Kids (September 10, 2014)
How to Spend a Day in Seattle with Kids (September 20, 2014)
How to Find the Perfect Pumpkin Patch (October 14, 2014)
Family-friendly Dining in Portland, Oregon (October 24, 2014)
Visiting Sevierville, TN: Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains (November 12, 2014)
5 Holiday Light Displays You Don’t Want to Miss Across the USA (December 18 2014)
The Perfect Holiday Weekend In Victoria British Columbia With Kids (December 21, 2014)
Epic Family Adventures to Book in 2015 (January 1, 2015)
How to see the Grand Canyon in a Day with Kids (January 14, 2015)
Exploring Yosemite National Park with Kids (January 24, 2015)
Winter In Whistler for Families Who Don’t Ski (February 4, 2015)
Searching for the Northern Lights in Iceland with Kids (February 17, 2015)
Tips for the Perfect Family Weekend in Keystone Colorado (February 20, 2015)
A Fun Adventure In Zion National Park (March 16, 2015)
Combatting Jet Lag with Babies and Toddlers (March 31, 2015)
Weekend Away with the Kids in the Seattle Burbs (April 2, 2015)
The Best of Bryce Canyon National Park with Kids (April 10, 2015)
A Weekend in New Orleans with Kids (April 23, 2015)
Five Things to Pack For A Family Road Trip (May 9, 2015)
How to Enjoy the Redwood Forest with Kids (May 15, 2015)
Three Beaches to Visit This Summer Around Wilmington North Carolina (May 22, 2015)
Exploring Crater Lake with Kids (June 9, 2015)
The Best of Myrtle Beach with Kids (June 13. 2015)
Enjoying the Best of Bern Switzerland with Kids (June 30, 2015)
 
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The Best Family-Friendly Beaches in the Pacific Northwest (September 7, 2014)
Why You Should Escape Next Weekend to Vancouver with Kids (October 2014)
How to spend 16-Hours in Portland with Kids (October 24, 2014)
Five Incredible US Zoos Worth the Trip (December 2, 2014)
 

TripStyler

Walking on Travels Joins the Trip Styler Team (February 20, 2012)
KinderHop::Intro to Keryn by Trish Friesen/ Trip Styler (February 20, 2012)
KinderHop:: Making Hotel Rooms Work (March 19, 2012)
KinderHop:: Family-Friendly Big Island (April 16, 2012)
KinderHop:: Pack Less with Kids in Tow (June 13, 2012)
KinderHop:: Road Trip Tips  (July 13, 2012)
KinderHop:: How to Keep Kids Occupied on a Plane (August 8, 2012)
KinderHop:: Seattle Back to School Shop n’ Stay  (September 12, 2012)
KinderHop:: Transitioning from Couple to Family Travel (October 10, 2012)
KinderHop :: Time Zones, Jet Lag & Kids (November 14, 2012)
KinderHop:: Gifts for Families on the Go (December 12, 2012)
KinderHop:: International Views on Family Travel (January 2013)
KinderHop:: Exploring New Foods Abroad (February 13, 2013)
KinderHop:: Stay Sane Traveling with Young Kids (March 11, 2013)
Kinderhop:: Travel Gear for Your Pint-Sized Jetsetter (April 24, 2013)

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Television Appearances

Super Bowl travel tips – Fox Q13 Seattle (January 2014)
Airlines charging you more to sit next to your children– The Willis Report/ Fox Business (July 2014)

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Guest Posts

 

Books-quoted

Quoted (Books)

The Travel Mamas Guide by Colleen Lanin (Published June 2013)
The Family Travelers Handbook by Mara Gorman (Published November 2013)

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Quoted (Articles)

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Interviews