Media – Online, Print and Television Appearances

Katie Dillon’s work has appeared in multiple online and print publications as mainly an expert on luxury family travel and San Diego-related topics. She has also appeared numerous times on local television, with some segments picked up by affiliate stations across the country. Here’s a short list of media nods and articles written for publications outside of La Jolla Mom (she writes well over 100 per year featured on sites such as USA TODAY and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts).

Four Seasons Magazine

Link to current online articles including:

  • 10 Reasons to Visit Punta Mita Now
  • 10 Things to Do in San Diego with Kids
  • Gourmet Fare Meets Street Food at Four Seasons Florence

In summer 2013 print edition: Of Sun and Solace (page 128)

Have Family Will Travel, a Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts blog

She travels to Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts around the world covering luxury family travel amenities and activities. All articles are here. Features include (there are many more):

  • An ”˜American Girl’ reveals why you should take the family to Beverly Wilshire
  • Parents’ Insider Guide to Westlake Village
  • Parents’ Insider Guide to Mexico City
  • Happy Chinese New Year! Try Making Four Seasons Shanghai Nian Gao with the Kids
  • Parents’ Insider Guide to Tokyo

Taste by Four Seasons

Katie is a regular contributor to the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts awesome food blog, Taste by Four Seasons.


Big City Destinations Teens Love
Outdoorsy Destinations for Families with Teens

Parents Magazine

San Diego expert featured in 10 Best Places for Families to Visit


Write a weekly home and garden post with topics ranging from staying green in San Diego to household tips for a local company.

10Best, A Division of USA TODAY Travel

As the San Diego editor for 10Best, Katie is responsible for San Diego content and contribute quite a few family travel articles and slideshow galleries along the way.

Fox News

Featured in 6 Tips for Traveling with your Baby.


Katie has been a contributing blog editor for Trekaroo and continues to participate as a Superoo, writing various articles.

Red Tricycle San Diego

Katie has written about 30 local articles for Red Tricycle San Diego.


Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – May 8, 2012

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Upscale Kid-Friendly Restaruants – February 8, 2012

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Holiday Shopping at Balboa Park Museums – December 5, 2011

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Reselling Kids Items on NBC San Diego – November 9, 2011

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San Diego County Wineries on NBC San Diego – September 1, 2011

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Make Travel With Young Kids Fun on NBC San Diego – July 27, 2011

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Mom Blogs: The New Face of Marketing on NBC San Diego, March 2011

San Diego mom’s blog about their business on Fox 5 San Diego, March 2010


About the H1N1 Vaccine on NBC San Diego, September 2009

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Local Newspapers and Magazines

San Diego Magazine

2010 Best of Edition

La Jolla Village News

La Jolla Moms in Social Media
Apolo Ohno in La Jolla Article

Mentions Elsewhere Online

Armonia Skincare (La Jolla) blog – Feature
Super Glue Corporation’s blog – Repost of Super Glue Removal Tip
The Good Stuff Guide – Long Haul Flights with Kids
Red Tricycle – San Diego Blogger Favorites
Gold Notes – Three Favorite Kid-Friendly Kitchen Items
Melissa Koehler Blog – About My Headshots
Snack Girl – Toddler Snack Ideas
Mom Blog Magazine – Local News Station Features San Diego Mom Bloggers
Momfluential – Recipes & Tutorials:  How to Make Homemade Slime
Expedia (Viewfinder Blog) – Dreaming Big for St. Jude

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