Las Fallas: One of the Best Spanish Festivals — Festivals in Spain on FIRE

There are many amazing Spanish festivals, but one of the most amazing festivals in Spain is relatively unknown to the outside world. It’s Las Fallas in Valencia and we think it’s the best festival in Spain. After you see these pictures, perhaps you’ll think so too. Las Fallas: The Best Festivals in Spain In mid-March […]

Best Indoor Things to do in Tokyo with Kids (or Without Them!)

Visiting Tokyo with kids? You will find many things to do indoors or outdoors with children. In the post below, I focus on some of the best indoor things to do in Tokyo with kids. You can still enjoy a rainy day in Tokyo, or when it’s too hot or too cold to stay outside. […]

Kid-Friendly Art Museums and Galleries in Tokyo — Japan Family Travel

If you’re looking for kid-friendly art museums and galleries in Tokyo, then read on. There are loads of great are opportunities in Tokyo for kids — adults, too. This post lists up some of our favorites art museums and galleries in Tokyo that are fun to visit with the family. Galleries in Tokyo and Kid-Friendly […]

Our Top 23 Things to do in Valencia with Kids

It’s hard to run out of things to do in Valencia, Spain with kids. It is a very family-friendly place. Not only are there plenty of fun things to do in Valencia, but the people are also extremely accommodating to families. THINGS TO DO IN VALENCIA WITH KIDS People on the street and on buses go out of […]

Family Travel Year in Review – Epic Education 2014

Man-o-man, what a year! I’ve learned a lot since last January, and have tried to reflect on 2014 in the video you see above, but of course, I don’t expect a YouTube clip to even scratch the surface of everything we’ve seen, learned and felt. Looking back on the year in review, it’s hard to believe that we […]

Tokyo with Children: My City Guide for You and Your Family

The gist: I have a new eBook for sale and you can buy it here. Read on for more details, or click the link in the sidebar. For more details, read on, because if you must know… …I LOVE Tokyo. It’s such an amazing city to explore with children. It’s safe, clean and full of […]

Things to do in Ubud with Kids: Ceramics and Silversmithing

As you may have read in my recent posts, creativity has been on my mind. Bali was certainly one great place to express it. Alas, the “Eat Pray Love” boom has caused irreparable damage to the island. Some would even advise you not to go at all, but don’t listen to them. To be sure, many […]

Art Classes in Ubud with Kids: Wood Carving, Traditional Painting

As I mentioned in my last post, I am the father of two very different children: one with a natural love of the arts and one with other predilections. Like all children, my son and my daughter are creative in their own ways, but where my girl has an unabashed fascination with drawing, painting and performance — her own […]

Absurd expressionism: pretension, parenting and exposing kids to art

Art is such a loaded word. It can soar off the tongue showered in reverence, or be spat out of the mouth like a bitter pejorative. There will never be a consensus on its definition, and I’ll skip any pretentious pondering of what art “is” or “isn’t” — after all, everyone has their opinion. But when an art-world darling recently […]

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