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 […]

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 […]

Things to Do on Lombok with Kids or Without —Best Attractions in Lombok

With so many things to do on Lombok, it’s no wonder that adventurous Bali regulars are looking more at the island neighbor to the east. We loved exploring what to do in Lombok with kids, but there are attractions in Lombok for every type of traveler. From luxury resorts to camping on tiny islands, the […]

Things to Do in Barcelona with Teens and Tweens

Heading to Barcelona with teens? Or visiting Barcelona with tweens? You’re going to have a great time. The city has something for everyone at any age, and in every season, but we think that travel in Barcelona with kids can be really fun… especially with pre-teens and up. Visiting Barcelona with Teens and Tweens As […]

Things to Do in Mexico City with Kids (or Without) – Mexico City Travel Blog

Fun things to do in Mexico City with kids. Great things to do in Mexico City for couples and solo travelers. Amazing Mexico City tours and fantastic things to do in Mexico City for teens and the young-at-heart. This Mexico City travel blog post has it all. Mexico City attractions have something for everyone. Whether […]

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