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 Osaka with Kids or Without: Osaka Travel Blog

I have spent many school and work holidays looking for things to do in Osaka with kids. My wife grew up there, and her family still lives there now. I love Osaka. During many family visits since 1997, I’ve explored what to do in Osaka Japan. And I’ve found a lot! Read on for more […]

Cherry Blossoms in Japan with Kids: Bring on the Hanami!

Cherry blossoms in Japan. When spring is on its way, ever wonder where to see cherry blossoms in Japan? Let me tell you about the best places to be for Japan’s cherry blossom season. Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan  I’ve talked about skiing in Japan and all the other great things to do […]

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 […]

Las Fallas: One of the Best Spanish Festivals — Festivals in Spain on FIRE

There are many amazing Spanish festivals, but one of the most incredible festivals in Spain is relatively unknown to the outside world. It’s Las Fallas in Valencia and we think it’s the best festival in Spain. After you see these pictures, perhaps you’ll think so too. Las Fallas: The Best Festival in Spain In mid-March […]

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 […]

What to Do in Hoi An Vietnam – Best Things to Do in Hoi An with Kids or Without

Delicious food, lovely beaches, and one of the most beautiful towns in Southeast Asia: there are lots of things to do in Hoi An. Here are a few of our recommendations for what to do in Hoi An Vietnam. What to Do in Hoi An Vietnam We love traveling in Vietnam — central Vietnam in […]

Things to Do in Chiang Mai with Kids (or Without)—Thailand Travel

If you’re looking for fun things to do Chiang Mai Thailand, then you’re in the right place. We love exploring Chiang Mai with kids and on our own. Thailand’s northern capital gets lots of press as a hub for digital nomads in Asia, but it’s a great family travel destination as well. Here are our tips for the […]

Top 15 Things to Do in Taipei (With Kids or Without) — Taiwan Travel Tips

There are so many things to do in Taipei with kids or on your own — including day trips from Taipei. If you’re interested in Asia, then put Taiwan on your list. And this list of fun things to do in Taipei is not just for families. Most of our tips can be enjoyed by just […]

Our Peru Packing List – What to Pack for Lima, Cusco and Puno

Putting together a complete Peru packing list can be bewildering — especially if you plan to visit many parts of the country. After all, Peru weather and climate are drastically different in each part of the country. For example, you’ll need a packable jacket for the Inca trail and higher altitudes, but thinner clothes for […]

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