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Reflections and Advice – Travels with Baby

Travel Baby Gear: Must-Have Stuff to Travel with Your Baby


In our travels with Zachary, we have uncovered the following must-have items to make travel with a baby easier and more convenient.  Where possible, we have linked you to the direct posting online to view/purchase the item.  There are also a few photos down below…   Pacifier tether for toys This allows you to clip [...]

Traveling Europe by Train – What We Learned Along the Way

We have been to Europe a few times but never used the train until now. For this trip, it was imperative since we had a baby with us – read more about why in my “Reflections” post. There was a bit of a learning curve at first, but once we got the hang of it, [...]

How to Find Vacation Rental Apartments in Europe


On our recent month in Europe, we found that arranging for apartments vs hotels made life much easier with a baby.  More on that in the post “Reflections from a Mom – Taking An American Baby to Europe.” This post is focused on the “HOW” … So, here is how to locate apartments in Europe [...]

Ultimate Packing List for a Trip to Europe with Baby


Note 1: Before reading this, we recommend reading our post “How to Pack for a Month Overseas with a Baby”  Note 2: This list works whether you are traveling for a week or a month or longer – the only thing that changes is how often you do laundry   Mom & Dad’s Packing Cubes: [...]

How to Pack for a Month Overseas with a Baby


After our very first visit to Europe almost 15 years ago, when we took way too much with us, we decided we would never do that again. Every subsequent trip abroad has involved only carry-ons – we learned to pack only what we for sure need vs what we thought we may need, to wear [...]