The Best Checked Luggage – Top Suitcases & the Best Luggage Sets

Hardside vs softside luggage. Four wheels vs two. Rolling backpacks vs rolling duffels. These are just a few of the questions we tackle in our rundown of the best checked luggage on the market today.  Choosing the Best Checked Luggage Have a flight soon? Unless you plan to go carry-on only, get the best checked […]

Your Travel Reading List 2020 – Best Books About Travel or to Read While Traveling

Travel reading: are the best travel books on your reading list? Ask one hundred people for the best books about travel or to read while traveling. Chances are that you’ll get many different answers. Here’s our travel reading list.  Best Travel Reading  There are so many great books about travel that it’s hard to narrow […]

Best Travel Gifts for Kids: Travel Gift Ideas from Toddlers to Teens

Looking for a holiday present? Or is someone’s birthday coming up? Either way, if you need inspiration, we have a great list of travel gifts for kids — from toddlers to teenagers. If you’re searching for travel-friendly gifts for kids, then there’s a good chance you’ll find some ideas here. The best travel gifts make […]

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 […]

Where to Buy a Japan Rail Pass: Our Ultimate Guide to Buying a JR Pass

Looking for where to buy a Japan Rail Pass? You probably have lots of questions. For example, what’s today’s JR Rail Pass price? Can you buy a JR Pass in Japan or do you need to buy JR Passes online ahead of time? Should you even buy a Japan Rail Pass at all? Is a […]

Tokyo Day Trips: Our Top 10 Day Trips from Tokyo & More

Day trips from Tokyo to Mount Fuji. Tokyo day trips by bullet train. Or how about the best day trips from Tokyo in winter, spring and other seasons? These are some of the questions our readers ask when making their Tokyo travel plans. You asked, so here goes. Read on to learn about our top […]

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 […]

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 Cusco Peru – Cusco Tours, Day Trips from Cusco & More

Let’s talk Cusco tours, Cusco ruins, and day trip from Cusco to some of the main Cusco attractions. When most people think about what to do in Cusco, it’s Inca Ruins they think of first. But there are more things to do in Cusco Peru than Machu Picchu. Read on for tips on museums, Cusco […]

Things to Do in Nara – Nara Temples, Nara Tours on a Day Trip to Nara

Temples, tradition, and…deer. Many people take a day trip to Nara only to discover that there are too many things to do in Nara in 24 hours. Just a short train ride from Kyoto or Osaka, Nara temples are some of the best in the country. If you’re interested in traditional Japan, then a day […]

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