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 […]

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 […]

What to Do in Cartagena – Cartagena Tours & Things to Do in Cartagena

Vibrant street life, incredible food, Caribbean culture, and fun in the sun: start here when it comes to things to do in Cartagena Colombia. Whether you’re looking for what to do in Cartagena with kids, with friends or on your own, you’ll find plenty of Cartagena attractions to keep you busy. Maybe you have specific […]

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 […]

Bitchu-Matsuyama Castle – One of the Oldest & Highest Castles in Japan

A fortress in the heavens. A stronghold in the sky. Japan’s Bitchu-Matsuyama Castle is a vision from a distance and a time capsule up close. With roots back to 1240, this one of Japan’s oldest castles. It’s also the highest castle in Japan out of the original twelve that have survived. While not a large […]

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 […]

Our Epic 2019 Year in Review

Another year, another lesson in epic education. Our 2019 was full of adventure, learning opportunities, and big changes. We saw a lot, learned a lot and made a big move. This 2019 year in review gives you the highlights. The Epic Education 2019 Year in Review Wow! What a year for the Yoshikawa-Jenkins clan. We […]

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