You were not formally launched, however you have most likely seen this household of 5 on social media depart Seattle-Tacoma Worldwide Airport (SEA) for one more nice expertise.

Meet the Haynes household from Tacoma. A household of way of life and journey content material creators who name SEA dwelling. The fact is that these skilled vacationers (kids included) have most likely traveled greater than any of us. As a household they like to discover and have traveled to over 10 nations collectively. Knowledge was three months outdated and Braveness was six weeks outdated when he flew for the primary time. Glory explored the world on the age of two months.

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Tash — Mother, Author, Photographer, Content material Creator

Isaiah — Father, full-time photographer and YouTuber

knowledge,10 years outdated
braveness3 years outdated
glory, 1 yr outdated

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This household of explorers shares their journey tricks to make your go to to Seattle-Tacoma Worldwide Airport (SEA) straightforward and pleasant.

SEA: What does your loved ones like about touring?

TH: We love tradition and historical past and love immersing ourselves within the tradition and historical past of a rustic, neighborhood or place. So once we journey, we need to be with individuals and study their meals, their lives, their tales. As storytellers, telling a narrative is as vital to us as creating it in a setting.

As a father or mother, I really like the way you train your youngsters flexibility, drawback fixing, and significant considering. It expands their minds and retains them engaged and challenged. There are new adventures round each nook and our expertise is outlined by how we arrive and tackle that journey.

Touring with 3 youngsters will be powerful, however I am not going to vary that for the world. It is the most effective schooling I may have given them.


Knowledge and I traveled from Southeast Asia to Vancouver Worldwide Airport (YVR) for the weekend with my mother and I. we had a fantastic journey!

SEA: Please inform us your story. Particularly how you bought began as an influencer and what you’re keen on about it.

TH: As I grew up and grew older away from foster care, it was vital to me to assist the “underdog”, transfer them ahead, work arduous, construct neighborhood, and have a profession that exhibits what is feasible in case you imagine in your self. So I bought into youth growth work and did it from 2000-2010. In 2010, I give up my non-profit job to pursue images full-time.

Isaiah and I spent 15 years constructing a profitable images enterprise photographing households, highschool seniors, weddings and engagements. Elevate three daughters. and provides again to our neighborhood. After my near-death expertise, I began touring extra and my daughters arrange a weblog/diary to share their adventures. One factor led to a different and right here we’re 4 years later!

I’m keen about inspiring and educating ladies by stunning imagery and artistic storytelling.My purpose is to assist different ladies leapfrog to achieve their goals. It’s that will help you do

SEA: What do you want about having SEA as your property airport?

I really like all the things about SEA, however it’s handy, centrally positioned in Tacoma, the place I reside, with nice eating places and facilities, so it is good for households. It is such a enjoyable airport to fly out and in of. A really distinctive vacation spot with a lot to discover.

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Airports are sometimes regarded as simply transit locations. However at SEA, that is the enjoyable a part of the journey. There are such a lot of actually nice retailers. You may come and expertise these cool locations. You may help small companies and native companies. And you may style what makes this area so particular.

SEA: What’s your routine on the SEA airport?

1. Puck gentle

I attempt to hold my journeys to a minimal, to watch out, and to pack as little as potential. In case you do not use it at dwelling, you most likely will not use it while you journey. Much less is best. This rule doesn’t apply solely whereas touring overseas. International locations typically have totally different manufacturers and merchandise for various issues. IMHO solely this rule is damaged.

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2. Obtain the FlySEA App

Earlier than you go – checkpoint wait instances, eating places and water stations close to the gate, find out how to order meals supply to the gate. And it is all within the FlySEA app.

3. Get to the airport early

I be certain to be on the airport 2.5 hours earlier than takeoff. It isn’t at all times straightforward with three youngsters, however this tends to make journey seamless for us.

4. Set up a routine

Each time I go to an airport, there’s a strict routine after going by safety. Everyone knows forward of time that that is what we’re doing, so there isn’t any last-minute rush from all the things.

  • cease by for a snack
  • replenish earlier than flight
  • and find out how to use the bathroom

5. Hold shifting

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  • Discover the airport, stroll across the terminal, and wiggle round
  • cease on the kids’s playground
  • We spend our time away from electronics till our flight and benefit from the enjoyable restaurant playgrounds.It usually works very nicely for us and prevents untimely boredom

6. Shock present

Earlier than my journey, I head to the greenback retailer and purchase one small toy per youngster for each half-hour of the flight. Little issues like window stickers, coloring books, water bottles crammed with glitter and sequins are nice leisure, and if the flight is 2 hours for her, he buys 4 toys. For five hours, purchase 10 small items. Wrap them up and provides the children a brand new toy to open each half-hour.

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