Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City with Kids (or Without Them)

We love to travel in Vietnam, and exploring things to do in Ho Chi Minh City with kids is one of our best memories in Southeast Asia. Vietnam is a tricky place for some travelers. Yet for us, it was one of the most fondly remembered spots and one of the most interesting and exciting […]

Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg with Kids

Things to do in Colonial Williamsburg with kids: if you’re heading to Virginia or the Washington D.C. area, a visit here is a must. Read on to find out more about Colonial Williamsburg hotels, Colonial Williamsburg restaurants, Colonial Williamsburg parking, the Colonial Williamsburg Visitors Center and all the things to do at Colonial Williamsburg with kids. Colonial Williamsburg with […]

Fun Things to Do in Toledo Spain: Spain Road Trip – Spain Travel Blog

When looking for things to do in Toledo Spain, the narrow cobblestone streets of Toledo feel like being transported to another world. That comes with stairs and hills, as well. But it’s worth it. We visited this UNESCO Heritage site as part of a summer-long Spanish road trip, and we’d recommend the city as an […]

Things to Do in Langkawi with Kids (or Without) – Malaysia Travel Blog

There are loads of fun things to do in Langkawi with kids. Have you been? It’s one of our favorite places in Malaysia, and there are lots of Langkawi attractions and activities for adventurous travelers to explore. Read on! Things to do in Langkawi Malaysia Beautiful beaches, sparkling waterfalls, and verdant jungles — that’s what […]

Our Taipei Travel Tips – An Intro to Taipei Travel Guide

Here’s our Taipei travel guide. Taipei travel tips? We’ve got’em. Get ready for some Taipei travel tips for backpackers, traveling families and everyone else: getting around, where to eat, what to see and what to bring. We love traveling in Taiwan, and we hope this Taipei travel guide helps you get more out of this […]

Things to do in Omotesando with Kids – Fun on Tokyo’s Glitzy Shopping Street

Skip the shopping and check out these fun things to do in Omotesando with kids. This is one of Tokyo’s glitziest neighborhoods, but you don’t have to spend a fortune to play here. If you’re looking for things to do in Tokyo with kids, then this is a great place to start. Things to do […]

Things to Do in Puerto Escondido — Fun Things to Do in Oaxaca, Mexico’s Southern Port

Out of all the things to do in Puerto Escondido, sunsets may be our favorite, but there’s much more to this sleepy Mexican beach town than that. Much more. Beautiful beaches, fantastic food, incredible wildlife, and a laid-back surfer vibe. There are lots of reasons to visit Puerto Escondido, in Mexico’s southern state of Oaxaca. […]

An Epic Education’s Year in Family Travel 2017: Family Travel Roundup 2017

Kayaking in Borneo. Lava tubes in the Canary Islands. Horseback riding in Mexico and scuba diving in Indonesia. It’s been a full year for Team Epic Education (aka the Yoshikawa-Jenkins family). Here are a few highlights from our year in family travel 2017. An Epic Education’s Year in Travel 2017 Spain, Indonesia, Mexico, Malaysia, and […]

Atlanta Movie Tours Review: Pics & Clips from Our Movie Location Tour

If you get anything out of this Atlanta Movie Tours review, I hope it’s that cinema can be transformative. Sure, it can transform lives, but I’m talking transformative in the most literal sense. Movies transform both ordinary and extraordinary places into something never seen before. Atlanta Movie Tours Review We were hosted by Atlanta Movie […]

Osaka Museum of Housing and Living: Slip Back in Time and Into a Kimono

I wrote about the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living from the Japan Times recently. Below is a sample of my column Child’s Play, which I co-write for the Japan Times monthly. Find All of Our Japan-Related Posts Here  The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living One of our family’s favorite ways to learn is through […]

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