EER138: Buying a Car in Mexico & Driving Around Mexico with Kids

Buying a car in Mexico: it’s one of the best ways to see the country and can be an immensely rewarding way to travel. This week’s guest has a lot of experience buying a car in Mexico, and she shares her experience here. Aimee and her husband sold everything and left to drive around Mexico […]

EER136: Family Friendly Slovenia —Things to Do in Slovenia with Kids

If you’re considering family travel in Europe, then make sure to visit Slovenia with kids. There are lots of fun things to do in Slovenia with kids: from fairy-tale castles to white water rafting. Whether you’re traveling to Slovenia with toddlers or teens, you’ll find plenty of fun. Today we talk all about the best […]

Things to do in Roppongi with Kids — Tokyo Family Travel

Roppongi with kids? If someone in Tokyo asked me to recommend things to do in Roppongi in the early 2000’s or earlier, that person would have likely been interested in booze and depravity. Certainly not high culture. Things have changed. Things to Do in Roppongi with Kids This hilly, central Tokyo bar and “entertainment” district was once a sleazy […]

Things to do in Omotesando with Kids – Fun on Tokyo’s Glitzy Shopping Street

Skip the shopping and check out these fun things to do in Omotesando with kids. This is one of Tokyo’s glitziest neighborhoods, but you don’t have to spend a fortune to play here. If you’re looking for things to do in Tokyo with kids, then this is a great place to start. Things to do […]

An Epic Education’s Year in Family Travel 2017: Family Travel Roundup 2017

Kayaking in Borneo. Lava tubes in the Canary Islands. Horseback riding in Mexico and scuba diving in Indonesia. It’s been a full year for Team Epic Education (aka the Yoshikawa-Jenkins family). Here are a few highlights from our year in family travel 2017. An Epic Education’s Year in Travel 2017 Spain, Indonesia, Mexico, Malaysia, and […]

EER129: Cruising With Children — Tips on the Best Family Cruises for Kids

Today I talk with Jeff Bogle about cruising with children and his tips for the best family cruises for kids. Jeff is a parenting blogger and travel writer, but he never thought he’d want to take his kids on a cruise. Once he took one, however, he was hooked… Subscribe to Our Podcast (iTunes, Stitcher, […]

Osaka Museum of Housing and Living: Slip Back in Time and Into a Kimono

I wrote about the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living from the Japan Times recently. Below is a sample of my column Child’s Play, which I co-write for the Japan Times monthly. Find All of Our Japan-Related Posts Here  The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living One of our family’s favorite ways to learn is through […]

Best Indoor Things to do in Tokyo with Kids (or Without Them!)

Visiting Tokyo with kids? You will find many things to do indoors or outdoors with children. In the post below, I focus on some of the best indoor things to do in Tokyo with kids. You can still enjoy a rainy day in Tokyo, or when it’s too hot or too cold to stay outside. […]

Total Snorkel Cancun Review — Mexico Family Travel

If your kids are looking for underwater things to do in Mexico, then this Total Snorkel Cancun review is for you. Our experience with Total Snorkel Cancun was great. I hope the pictures do it justice! Total Snorkel Cancun Review Whatever country we visit, we’re always looking for fun in the water. Whether it’s kayaking, […]

Boutique by the Museo Cooking Class Review – Yucatan Food & Travel

Food is one of the best windows into a culture, and so we love taking cooking classes when we travel to new places. One of the highlights of our time in Merida, Mexico was a cooking class with Boutique by the Museo. This small, special little hotel sits next to some of the city’s beautiful […]