Family Travel

Does Excellent Customer Service Still Exist? What About Good Manners?

The flying experience can be so much more then getting from point A to point B.  With so many complications arising and service levels eroding generally, many people feel more like they’re boarding a flying bus than the upscale experience of my father’s age of flying.   I wanted to share the story of a day where travel plans went awry, and yet it turned out to be a great day for a number of reasons.  The story also includes a flight crew that made our day extra special in […]

Why The Current Southwest Airlines Credit Card Offer Is The Best One For Families

Southwest really wanted to make a splash, and they sure did. I’ve got a blog post breaking down why this is a great offer for families as well as a podcast episode where Jen (our resident Southwest expert) and I dig in to it including how to keep the companion pass for 2020.

I’m Taking My Family To Australia!

Miles and points play a huge role in how my children view the world. Before my wife and I started dating, she’d never been North of the Mason-Dixon line. Now, she’s visited numerous places she only dreamed were possible. Similarly, our children have been lucky enough to visit places they thought they could only read about in books. A few years ago we visited Salzburg so my daughter could spend time with a close friend from school. The girl’s family had moved away due to her father’s job. My daughter […]

June 2018 Month In Pictures

It’s amazing how time flies.  I looked up and realized it’s late July and I never got around to posting pictures of my May month in travel.  Even though it’s late July I did want to post pictures from June since it represented fun time with my family as our summer travel got under way. If you enjoy this post, take a peek at the last few I’ve published: April 2018 March 2018 February 2018 Here’s What June Looked Like For The Pizza Family: You can also read my thoughts […]