EER150: The Everest Base Camp Trek – Everest Base Camp Hike with Kids

The Everest Base Camp Trek: could you do it? Could you conquer it, on your own, independently and with two kids? That’s what Ronnie and Amy Jones have done. When most people attempt the Everest Base Camp hike, they buy loads of equipment and/or hire a tour company and guides to help them make it […]

Six of the Best Playgrounds in Tokyo & Playgrounds Near Tokyo

For my latest column in the Japan Times, I recommended six of the best playgrounds in Tokyo. Well, let’s say my favorite playgrounds in and best playgrounds near Tokyo. There are hundreds — perhaps thousands — of playgrounds in Japan. Some of the best playgrounds in Japan are world-class, but I kept it close to […]

Eat Mexico Culinary Tours: Mexico City Walking Tours for Foodies

Eat Mexico Culinary Tours are some of the best food tours in Mexico City. If you’re like me, then you’ll read Eat Mexico reviews like this one before you decide. Go ahead. Soon you’ll understand that if you’re looking at Mexico City walking tours or any kind of Mexican street food tour in the capital, […]

Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur with Kids (or Without Them) – Malaysia Family Travel

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur with Kids…or without them! Over the last few years, we’ve spent lots of time exploring things to do in KL with kids. And you know what? We still have more to discover. Here’s our guide to one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic cities. Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur […]

Our Top 30 Tips for Flying with Kids – Before, During, After the Flight with Children

We’re flying with kids all the time. There have been times when it has been a challenge, but it’s worth it.  Every time. Whether you’re flying with a baby, flying with a toddler, or traveling with a teen, there are tips and a specific mindset that can help make flying with kids a more pleasant […]

How We Use Travel to Teach Patience — Family Travel Basics

If you want to teach patience to your children, then travel together. Few activities offer more opportunities to teach patience than family travel. You may need to teach yourself as well! It’s a hot and muggy morning in Penang, Malaysia, and our bus is already 20 minutes late. Good. Our bags are heavy, the sun […]

Orangutans in Sumatra – Jungle Trekking in Bukit Lawang with Kids – Indonesia with Kids

The first time we saw orangutans in Sumatra, we knew it wouldn’t be our last. In fact, we were already planning our second visit soon after our jungle trek was over. Jungle trekking in Bukit Lawing is one of the most memorable experiences we’ve done in our travels. In fact, I’m sure that seeing orangutans […]

Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City with Kids (or Without Them)

We love to travel in Vietnam, and exploring things to do in Ho Chi Minh City with kids is one of our best memories in Southeast Asia. Vietnam is a tricky place for some travelers. Yet for us, it was one of the most fondly remembered spots and one of the most interesting and exciting […]

Best Tokyo International Festivals for Kids — Tokyo Family Travel

When we lived in Tokyo, one of my favorite things to do with the kids was to hang out at one of the city’s many, many festivals. We loved the traditional Japanese festivals of course. That should be a post (or posts) all of its own. However, many people are unaware of just how many […]

Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg with Kids

Things to do in Colonial Williamsburg with kids: if you’re heading to Virginia or the Washington D.C. area, a visit here is a must. Read on to find out more about Colonial Williamsburg hotels, Colonial Williamsburg restaurants, Colonial Williamsburg parking, the Colonial Williamsburg Visitors Center and all the things to do at Colonial Williamsburg with kids. Colonial Williamsburg with […]

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