About La Jolla Mom

Katie Dillon - La Jolla Mom
Photo by Melissa Koehler Photography

Luxury Family Travel and More – Katie Dillon

I am a freelance lifestyle and luxury travel writer who loves mother-daughter trips, Pinterest, my husband’s sense of humor, a nice glass of wine and one very needy pitbull mix. Living at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong spoiled my for life so I do my best to regularly check in to Four Seasons and other luxury properties around the globe. When not on the road, we are at home in seaside La Jolla, CA (an affluent community in San Diego).

Where I Currently Write

The Book:  Flying With Kids

As an expat, I had to fly my daughter transpacific multiple times per year. I’ve included every tip I have, gear recommendations, how to handle jet lag and much more in Flying with Kids.

Media Appearances

I list of television and print appearances are available on the La Jolla Mom Media Page and on my Pinterest board here:

Work With Me

Monthly Blog Sponsorships

I am now accepting monthly blog sponsorships. These include:

  • A blog post about the sponsor (photos will need to be provided).
  • A 300×200 or 250×250 ad for the entire month.
  • Social media sharing of the blog post and sponsorship announcement through my extensive network (31,000 Twitter, 8700 Pinterest, 4100 Facebook, 2000 Instagram) which will increase the sponsor’s following, too).
  • Cost is $500 (discounted from a la carte rate).

Otherwise, email details and I will let you know if your products or services are a good fit.  Unfortunately, due to extremely high email volume, I can’t respond to all uncompensated pitches. Please consider the following prior to pitching.

  • All advertising uses nofollow links so please do not pitch otherwise.
  • I do not accept unsolicited blog posts.
  • I do giveaways of value over $250 unless it is a gift card.
  • Sponsored post rate is $350.


Advertising space is now available in 125×125 and 468×60 (below select posts). Please contact me for other sizes and rates.


I love to work on relevant multi-post campaigns! Each post is shared on social media. My services are highly effective for Instagram promotions and Twitter parties.

Consulting and Freelance Writing

I am available on a per hour or flat fee basis, depending on what your project entails. I absolutely love travel-related assignments and FAM trips. For a list of destinations recently visited please see my luxury hotel guide.


You may contact me at info (at) lajollamom.com

Find Katie Dillon on Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook.

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