Other Places We Have Contributed

We enjoy guest posting on other sites and sharing our tips with new audiences. Here is a small sample of our contributions to other publications. If you would like to collaborate, feel free to contact us at kidsareatrip@ gmail.com.


SATW (Membership Officer), NATJA, ATTA, FTA


Moon Travel Guides Brand Ambassador

Lonely Planet Pathfinders

PERLU Travel Ambassador

Travelocity Ambassador and Content Creator (September 2016 – September 2019)

HP Smart Mom Panel


Best Travel Website – SATW Central States Chapter (October 2020)

Very Best Family Travel Blogs

Video Clip 

How to Book a Last Minute Vacation with NBC (https://youtu.be/lGhA8HnPqd0)

Speaking Engagements

Panelist Midwest Travel Journalist Association’s Spring Conference – April 2018 – Best Practices for Influencer and Destination Collaborations

Panelist Expedia Latin America Hoteliers Conference – June 2017 – Working with Influencers – How to Make it Work for You

ConnectHER Conference August 2018 speaker – How to Rock a Travel Campaign


Your Child Has to Board a Flight Alone. Now What?


10 Tips for Staying on Budget While Traveling with Kids


The Secret to Having a True Vacation, Not Just a Relocation with Kids

Dingle Peninsula – Ireland

Articles on Travelocity – samples

Finest Playa Mujeres is Family Friendly Luxury in Cancun

How to Have an Amazing Time at Germany’s Christmas Markets

How to Spend a Leisurely Escape in Zurich

5 Not to Miss Fall Drives in the Midwest

Why Your Family Should Take a Volunteer Vacation

Chicago Tribune

O’Hare Holiday Travel Tips: 7 Experts Map Out Their Secrets 

Want to travel more with kids? (an interview with the Chicago Tribune)

Costco Connection

How to Plan a Staycation (contributor) – April 2019

Johnny Jet

Travel Style: Kirsten Maxwell of Kids Are A Trip (interview)

Bravo TV

What’s the Best Way to Ask to Switch Seats on an Airplane? 

Red Tricycle

12 Places Savvy Travel Bloggers Would Actually Spend Their Money

Ciao Bambino

10 Amazing Things to Do in Spain with Kids

A Perfect 10 Day Ireland Itinerary with Kids

Family Vacation Critic

7 Best Vacations for Hard to Please Teens (contributor)

6 Things You Should Never Buy Before You Travel (contributor)

5 Common Hotel Problems You Might Face and How to Avoid Them

Texas Lifestyle Magazine

6 Dallas Museums to Charm the Kids

Twist Travel Magazine

How to Book a Last Minute Vacation

Chicago City Guide Fall 2017 Issue

German Christmas Markets Winter 2017 Issue

Traditions: Holiday Recipes from Around the World (Essay and three recipes) (Winter 2017)

Family Traveller Magazine

Family Vacations to Phoenix and Scottsdale

How to Be Prepared When Traveling with Food Allergies

Auto Europe

Family Road Trip in France: 6 Must See Sights

Breathtaking Locations of Southern Spain (Ronda-contributor)

Views along the Rhine River Gorge
It was cold up on the top deck, but worth it for these views!

On Milwaukee

Chicago Travel Blogger Mom Finds Big Fun in Milwaukee (interview)

Forest and Bluff Magazine

Cooperstown: More Than Baseball

Finding Unique Volunteer Opportunities for Families – November 2016

She Buys Travel

*Former contributor with over 70 articles on this site. Author page.

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The Bean, Millennium Park, Chicago


Traveling with Allergies on Vacation Mavens

Road Trip in Southern New Brunswick on Amateur Traveler

Read with You Presents! podcast – Travel as an Education

Guide to All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico on Vacation Mavens