Our Homeschool Scheduling Method

Looking for a homeschooling schedule method or other homeschool resources? Start here! Below I explain how we used offline and online homeschooling tools to educate our kids — both at home and on the road. Our Homeschooling Schedule Interest in homeschool resources spiked during the first few months of 2020, and with it came many […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Things to Do in Ubud with Kids or Without — Ubud Tours, Classes & More

Looking for things to do in Ubud with kids or on your own? Or perhaps searching for Ubud tours or creative classes for you and your travel buddies? There are so many great things to do in Ubud Bali. In fact, you’d have to stay for months to do them all. We love exploring Indonesia, […]

Things to Do in San Miguel de Allende with Kids or Without – Mexico Travel Blog

There are so many things to do in San Miguel de Allende…with kids or without. In fact, San Miguel de Allende (a.k.a. “SMA” or simply “San Miguel,”) was named the world’s best city by Travel + Leisure in 2017 and 2018. After spending over a year here, I now know why. Perched on the country’s central […]

Our Complete Guide to Visit Valencia with Kids (or Without Them)

Looking for things to do in Valencia? Are you in Valencia with kids, with friends, on your own? No matter your travel style, we’ve got you covered. Valencia Spain is an amazing city to explore. We liked it so much that we stayed for nearly two years! This post is about things to do in […]

Your Backpacking Mexico Itinerary: Best Places for Backpacking in Mexico

Backpacking in Mexico: if you’re looking for a backpacking Mexico itinerary, then let us help. After five years on the road, our travel in Mexico has been some of the most fun and fascinating we’ve had. And safe. Yes, backpacking in Mexico is safe and easy in most of the country— with kids, with friends, […]

Things to Do in Ginza: Fun & Culture In the Famous Tokyo Shopping District

While known mostly as an old-school shopping area, there are lots of fun things to do in Ginza without pulling out your wallet. Here are our tips for getting the most out of a visit to Ginza with kids (or without). Things to Do in Ginza with Kids (or Without) Ginza is one of Tokyo’s […]