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 […]

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 […]

Things to Do in Zaragoza – Zaragoza Hotels, Museums, Tapas & More

There are so many fun things to do in Zaragoza Spain — with kids or without. We last visited at the end of a month-long road trip through Northern Spain, and to tell the truth, I feared that the kids would be burned out. However, we found so many great things to do in Zaragoza that we ended […]

Things to Do in Odaiba with Kids: Odaiba Japan Travel

There are so many things to do in Odaiba with kids. If you’re planning some Tokyo family travel, then plan on spending an entire day in Odaiba Japan. Maybe even two days depending on your interests. Downtown Tokyo is an amazing place to explore, but eventually, you may want some sea air and open space. The […]

Best Things to Do in Tulum with Kids (or Without) – What to Do in Tulum

Here are the best things to do in Tulum with kids…or on your own. This little town on the Yucatan Peninsula has grown from a speck on the map to one of the coolest spots in Mexico. It’s also a great place for family travel in Mexico. Here we give you some of our tips […]

Things to do in Costa Blanca Spain with Kids: Spain Family Travel

Looking for things to do in Costa Blanca Spain with kids? When parents visiting Spain with children start looking for family-friendly activities, several obvious choices appear in their Google searches. I’m here to tell you what we would recommend. Things to Do in Costa Blanca Spain We enjoyed our visit to the Costa Blanca (“white coast”) region […]

Onsens in Tokyo – Bathing in Tokyo Hot Springs with Kids

No visit to Japan would be complete without going to the onsens in Tokyo and elsewhere in the country. A visit to hot springs in Tokyo is a great window into Japanese culture for kids…and for yourself. In my Japan Times column, we’ve covered Osaka onsens and onsens near Tokyo. In this week’s piece, I […]

Best Vietnamese Dishes & Food in Vietnam for Kids and Picky Eaters

From Vietnamese street food to Vietnamese fruit, there is plenty of excellent food in Vietnam for kids and picky eaters. Here are the best Vietnamese dishes for everyone you’re traveling with. Read on for what to eat in Vietnam, including Vietnamese side dishes, Vietnamese desserts, and a Vietnamese food list with pictures. The Best Vietnamese […]

Things to Do in Lanzarote with Kids — Canary Islands & Spain Family Travel

Have you been to the Canary Islands? You really should, and when you do, you’ll find lots of fun things to do in Lanzarote with kids. We just returned from a winter visit, and now want to go back in spring. Things to Do in Lanzarote with Kids Lanzarote and the other Canary Islands are Spanish […]