Best Cenotes in Mexico – Swimming in Mexican Cenotes in the Yucatan

Mexican Cenotes: cenotes near Cancun, the cenotes in Tulum, and the best cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula. What are cenotes? Why should you seek them out? Read on to find out. Headed to the Yucatan? Then make sure to visit some of the best cenotes in Mexico. Swimming through the Yucatan cenotes is easily one […]

Things to do in Ryogoku with Kids that aren’t Sumo or Ryogoku Kokugikan

Out of all the fun things to do in Ryogoku with kids, watching the sumo together at the Ryogoku Kokugikan has to be our top recommendation. But are there other things to do in Ryogoku beyond the Ryogoku Kokugikan and Sumo? You bet. This old-school East Tokyo neighborhood has plenty more to offer if you […]

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 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 […]

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 […]