Ryokan in Tokyo: The Best Tokyo Ryokan with Private Onsen & Without

Looking for the best ryokan Tokyo can offer? Staying at a Tokyo ryokan hotel can be one of the most interesting experiences you have in Japan. Kyoto ryokan may be the most famous, but some of the best ryokan in Tokyo are just as appealing. Not only that, but the Tokyo ryokan hotel experience can […]

When, Where & How to Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos Festival in Mexico in 2019

Ever wondered what the Dia de Los Muertos festival is all about? Some Mexican Day of the Dead traditions may overlap with the Halloween holiday in the United States. But Dia de Los Muertos in Mexico has its own meaning and rituals, which are quite different from its neighbors north of the border. Read on […]

Tokyo for Kids! Things to Do in Tokyo with Kids – Tokyo Travel Blog

Tokyo travel blog: what are the best things to do in Tokyo with kids? If visiting Japan with kids isn’t on your bucket list, it should be. I lived in Tokyo for 13 years. My kids were born there, and we return regularly (now in Osaka). And I can tell you that there are more […]

How, Why & Where to Buy Tokyo Robot Restaurant Tickets 2019

Wondering what to expect if you buy Tokyo Robot Restaurant tickets? Well, there are mechanical dinosaurs. There are chrome-plated saxophonists. Don’t forget the video-game phantasms, golden-snail lounge chairs, kaleidoscopic lighting, bikini-clad drummers, and oh, yeah…robots. The Tokyo Robot Restaurant is one of the craziest things to do in Tokyo, and we’re here to tell you […]

What to Do in Yokohama – Things to Do at Yokohama Bay Area

Not enough people are looking for what to do in Yokohama. Lots of people visit Tokyo without realizing that there are so many fun things to do at Yokohama Bay and nearby! Here you’ll find both well-known Yokohama attractions and more. We highly recommend making a day trip to Yokohama from Tokyo or even staying […]

Things to Do on Lombok with Kids or Without —Best Attractions in Lombok

With so many things to do on Lombok, it’s no wonder that adventurous Bali regulars are looking more at the island neighbor to the east. We loved exploring what to do in Lombok with kids, but there are attractions in Lombok for every type of traveler. From luxury resorts to camping on tiny islands, the […]

Where to Buy a Japan Rail Pass: Our Easy Guide to Buying a JR Pass

Looking for where to buy a Japan Rail Pass? You probably have lots of questions. For example, what’s today’s JR Rail Pass price? Can you buy a JR Pass in Japan or do you need to buy JR Passes online ahead of time? Should you even buy a Japan Rail Pass at all? Is a […]

Things to Do in Bali with Kids – Bali Tours & Bali Travel Guide for Families

Heading to Bali with kids? In need of a Bali travel guide for families? Here are the best things to do in Bali with kids…and without them, for that matter. There are so many amazing Bali activities that it can be hard to decide what to do when you’re there. That’s why we created this […]

Things to Do in Barcelona with Teens and Tweens

Heading to Barcelona with teens? Or visiting Barcelona with tweens? You’re going to have a great time. The city has something for everyone at any age, and in every season, but we think that travel in Barcelona with kids can be really fun… especially with pre-teens and up. Visiting Barcelona with Teens and Tweens As […]

Mummies, Mermaids & Monsters at the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka

Winged horses. Blood-sucking fiends. Mysterious movements in the water, or footsteps in the forest during a full moon. No matter what culture you come from, there are stories about the unexplained, and about the creatures that live beyond what we know is real. At Japan’s National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka, you can learn about […]

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