Category Archives: Flying

Back in Singapore

We have arrived back in Singapore safe and sound. It should be no surprise that we found traveling with two small children a much bigger struggle than traveling with only one child, although that’s a blog post in and of … Continue reading

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Just WHAT is in those 8 suitcases (part 2 of 2)

So last time we covered stuff to keep E busy on the airplane, health and beauty items, books, holiday decorations, and E’s Halloween Costume. Ravi has the next birthday in our family, and if there’s one thing he’s been wanting…it’s … Continue reading

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Just WHAT is in those 8 suitcases?(part 1 of 2)

Ravi and I have never been “light” travelers.  Carry-ons only?  Who ARE those people?  Where do they put souvenirs?  Their third pair of shoes?   We are, in fact, so in love with baggage allowances that we make a point of … Continue reading

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Home

We have arrived safely in Singapore. I have plenty to say, but I’m far too tired to say any of it, except to remind friends that I don’t have a working phone (or rather, I do, but it’s international roaming … Continue reading

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Heading Home

It’s not that I have an issue being awake at 3:30am…it’s that I really prefer not to be.  I especially prefer for it not to be the START of a 30 plus hour “day.” But here we are….again…awake at 3am, … Continue reading

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Traveling while pregnant

It is totally safe for a woman to fly until somewhere between her 32nd and 36th week, depending on her medical team’s opinion and the restrictions on a given airline. However, this is not to say that it is necessarily … Continue reading

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Traveling without kids

I’m a little too tired to be fully cogent, so I’ll just share a few things in sections… ****** Apart from a two night trip when E was one and the four days (?) we did in Hong Kong, this … Continue reading

Posted in Flying, Singapore, Travel, US

No Kids Allowed

I wasn’t necessarily going to get into this in a public forum, but recently I’ve had many a private discussion on this topic. There is a fairly recent movement in the US (and to some extent world-wide) banning kids from … Continue reading

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Back in Singapore Safely

Longer post later…but we are home in Singapore. Funny how (and this isn’t just relief at being done traveling) it actually is that we’re HOME.  Which is not to say that I wouldn’t want to move back to the US, … Continue reading

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Flying with a two year old

I can genuinely say that flying with a baby, while it has its challenges, is so much easier than flying with a toddler.  With each trip home from Singapore (approximately every six months since she was 17 months–17, 24 and … Continue reading

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