Holiday Gifts for Jetsetting Tweens and Teens

It’s already started. Grandparents, Aunts, and Uncles calling and emailing to ask what my girls want for the holidays. We have a well-earned reputation (that we’re very proud of) for jumping on planes and going just about anywhere, thus holiday presents have taken on a travel theme, resulting in great gifts that make trips run smoother than ever.

Nancy did a post on holiday gifts last month. Here’s our list—many of our favorites are things we use in day to day life. Nothing’s sitting in a box collecting dust between vacations.

Tips for Dealing with Long Layovers

I’m a big fan of non-stop, direct flights. Scratch that, I’m a HUGE fan. But sometimes you are going to get stuck with a layover. Whether you’re looking to save a few dollars or just get a little further afield, layovers happen.

We recently had a 4-hour stop in Athens on our way back from Santorini that was too short to leave the airport but too long for me to just distract Chet with some Duty-Free Smarties and the bustling activity outside the picture window. It got ugly.