How to Visit the Uxmal Ruins, the Best Mayan Ruins in Mexico

The Uxmal ruins of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula are an incredible place to visit. Many people think that the best Mayan ruins in Mexico are found at Chichen Itza near the town of Valladolid. Chichen Itza is certainly impressive. That said, our family thought the Uxmal ruins were the best Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula…and […]

Things to Do in Merida Mexico — What to see, Do & Eat in the Yucatan

Visit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and you’ll find so many things to do in Merida with kids…or without them. We travel with children, but the Yucatan capital has something for everyone. In fact, the travel in the Yucatan Peninsula is great for any and all types of traveler: from grubby solo backpackers to adventurous families to […]

Easter in San Miguel de Allende – Semana Santa in Mexico Travel Blog

Easter in Mexico 2020: Semana Santa in Mexico is an interesting experience, and San Miguel de Allende is a great place to soak it in. In a predominantly Catholic country like Mexico, Semana Santa — or “Holy Week,” — is one of the most sacred times of the year. There are Easter traditions and celebrations […]

Top Things to Do in Kyoto with Kids (or Without)

No matter what kind of traveler you are, you’ll find loads of things to do in Kyoto. Flashpackers and family travelers alike will find Japan’s ancient capital to be a fascinating place to explore. Travel in Kyoto with kids is amazing, but those same Kyoto attractions are just as cool for adults, as well. Scroll […]

Things to Do in Medellin Colombia: What to Do in Medellin for Everyone

When looking for things to do in Medellin Colombia, you’ll likely come across articles aimed at digital nomads and millennial travelers. But I’m here to tell you that travel to Medellin is great and rewarding no matter how old you are. Having said that, lots of people have questions about travel in Colombia and travel […]

Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Cherry blossoms in Tokyo and Kyoto. Osaka cherry blossoms, too! Are you planning to visit Japan in spring? If so, then you should definitely make time to see the sakura (cherry blossom) trees. Spring in Japan is a magical time. All around the country, millions of once-barren sakura branches burst open with pink and white […]

Largest Telescope in Japan – Bisei Astronomical Observatory, Okayama

When we ponder places like the Andromeda Galaxy or the stars in constellations, their distance from us is almost impossible to fathom. Even our own moon seems so far away, despite being one of the closest objects to our planet. The universe has fascinated humankind long before history began, and that fascination lives on in […]

Kyoto Restaurants After Dark: The Magical Trip Kyoto Food Tour

Like many aspects of Japanese culinary culture, Kyoto food traditions (and even some Kyoto restaurants) can be traced back hundreds of years. Local tour operator, Magical Trip, connects you with local Kyoto food guides for a tantalizing walk through one of Japan’s most famous dining districts. In this Kyoto Night Foodie Tour review, we’ll cover […]

Sumo in Japan 2020: How to Watch Sumo in Tokyo, Osaka & More

Let’s talk about sumo in Japan. Want to know how to watch sumo in Tokyo or other Japanese cities? You’re in the right place. I’ve been to the Ryogoku Kokugikan (Tokyo’s main sumo stadium) half a dozen times for matches — usually with one or both of my kids. Watching sumo in Tokyo is a […]

Teamlab Tokyo & Beyond – Amazing Tokyo Art Galleries & Art Museums

If you are a fan of creativity, then put these Tokyo art galleries on your Japan travel itinerary. There are hundreds of galleries and museums in Tokyo, and these are a few of the best. Most art galleries in Tokyo are kid-friendly, but everyone can get something out of them. The Tokyo art galleries and […]

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