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 […]

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 […]

Christmas in Japan – How to Enjoy Christmas Traditions in Japan

Christmas in Japan: it’s an interesting time to visit, but Christmas traditions in Japan are probably different than you’re accustomed to. While not a national holiday, you’ll see lots of holiday-related activities in major cities. For example, there are Christmas markets in Tokyo and amazing Christmas lights in Kobe and other Japanese cities. That said, […]

Best Family Hotels in Barcelona – Where to Stay in Barcelona with Kids

When looking for where to stay in Barcelona, there are a number of things to consider. In general, the coolest Barcelona neighborhoods have the best Barcelona hotels. We cover some of those here. That includes the best family hotels in Barcelona, but also great Barcelona hotels for luxury travelers, budget travelers, solo backpackers and more.  […]

Christmas in Barcelona: Explore Christmas Traditions in Spain & Catalonia

The beaches of Spain’s Costa Brava are an amazing place to spend the summer, but what about spending Christmas in Barcelona? The Christmas traditions in Spain are fascinating throughout the country, but Barcelona holiday traditions are unique and special in their own ways. Christmas in Barcelona The lights, the tree, and the ornaments — they’re […]

Japan in Winter – 13 Things to Do, See & Eat During Winter in Japan

Winter in Japan. Like every season in this amazing country, Japanese winter has its own specific sights, smells, and sounds. Here’s what to see, do and when visiting Japan in winter. What to Do, See, and Eat During Winter in Japan I’ll be honest: winter is not our family’s favorite season. Indeed, after leaving our […]

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 […]

Barcelona in Winter – Why You’ll Love Barcelona in November through February

Not just a warm-weather destination, Barcelona in winter is still an amazing place to discover. Many people say that the best time to visit Barcelona is summertime, but I’m here to tell you that Barcelona at Christmas time is worth considering. Come to Barcelona in November through January and you’ll find a dynamic city with […]