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8 Indoor Spots to Reconnect with Nature on a Rainy Day by Keryn Means (November 6, 2013)
9 Wow-Winter Break Itineraries for Seattle-Area Families by Keryn Means (December 18, 2013)
8 Hot Family Destinations (and Tips on How To Get There) by Keryn Means (January 17, 2014)
Sun on a Showstring: 4 Wallet-Friendly Getaways by Keryn Means (January 31, 2014)
Splash! 6 Destination Pools Worth Planning a Vacation Around by Keryn Means (March 27, 2014)
Disney’s Aulani: 5 Reasons to Go (and 3 Reasons Not to) by Keryn Means (April 8, 2014)
Iceland’s Nonstop Wonders: 9 Top Adventures with Kids by Keryn Means (May 30, 2014)
Sand Castle Vacations: 7 Epic Sand Competitions for kids and families by Keryn Means (May 30, 2014)
10 Hip Happy-Hour Spots Around Seattle that Welcome Kids by Keryn Means (July 16, 2014)


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I No Longer Feel Like a Breastfeeding Failure by Keryn Means (August 19, 2014)
Rookie Mom’s Guide to Preschool by Keryn Means (August 21, 2014)
Must-Know Tips for Breastfeeding on a Plane by Keryn Means (August 26, 2014)
When You Can’t Sit Next to Your Child on a Plane by Keryn Means (August 27, 2014)

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

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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)

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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
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)
Social Media Campaigns
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)


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)


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)


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)


Guest Posts



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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