Flying Southwest! LAX to Albuquerque

After American Airlines decided to twice cancel my flights from LAX to Albuquerque and Santa Fe, I decided enough was enough and it was time to try a new airline.  That airline being the world’s largest low-cost carrier, Southwest.

Fairly straightforward online.  I chose the cheapest fair and the only thing I was flummoxed by was the fact that you have to choose your kids as ’1 adult’ when you select these flights.

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Flying Business Class With Kids – Cathay Pacific

CX - Boarding Sign - Shrink

Hong Kong to Los Angeles is a looooong flight.  Especially when you have two young kids in tow.  As a family we spend all year banking up our air miles through flying and spending on our credit card.Then we splurge and upgrade from either Economy to Premium or Premium to Business Class on one long haul flight.

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New Mexico Roadtrip!


2 weeks, 4 flights, 1700 miles on the clock, 2 suitcases, 1 stroller, 2 kids and a mass of green chile… this is our New Mexico Road trip!

Why on earth did you guys pick New Mexico?

We live in Hong Kong and for two weeks each year, we head off on a road trip, usually in the US.

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Mountain Air & Cobbled Streets – Lijiang/Shuhe With Kids

I must admit.. I’ve sometimes been a tad disappointed in my trips to mainland China.  Perhaps I’ve read too many books set in ye olde China but I was searching for cobbled streets, red lanterns and wild countryside.  There is one place however, that I hear rave reviews on.  That place is Lijiang, a city in the northwest Yunnan province.

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Personalised Travel Goodies For Kids

Junior Backpack

I love travel products, double the love when they come personalised.  Sadly this wasn’t a personalised Louis Vuitton trunk heading my way.  Instead, a gaggle of goodies for the kids courtesy of Stuck On You.  If you’re not familiar with the brand, then get on the website pronto.  It’s not just labels, it’s a multitude of objects that you can personalise.

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