Category: Asia

Japan

Why You Should Make Time To Take A Tokyo To Nikko Day Trip

Tokyo is an exhausting city which is why it’s always good to leave it for short breaks. In addition to our day trip to Hakone, we went to Nikko, a UNESCO World Heritage town set in the mountains north of Japan which is home to one of Japan’s most famous shrines. Although going from Tokyo

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Fun Facts About The Great Wall of China For Kids Of All Ages
China

Fun Facts About The Great Wall of China For Kids Of All Ages

When you visit Beijing, you really have to visit the Great Wall of China, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Along with 50 million other people who visit annually, you will need to make this pilgrimage to one of the greatest man-made structures ever built. If you are lucky, you won’t feel like the other 50

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Places To Visit in Beijing Which Reminded Us of Brooklyn
China

Places To Visit in Beijing Which Reminded Us of Brooklyn

How can you get street art in an authoritarian country like China? Pretty easily. Just limit it to certain areas so it’s technically sanctioned. Win/Win for the people who are given the illusion of freedom and for the government who is still in ultimate charge. In our time in the capitol of China, we found

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Anecdotes and Observations From Our Travels Through Modern China
China

Anecdotes and Observations From Our Travels Through Modern China

I love meeting people and hearing their stories. People’s lives are endlessly fascinating to me.  In China, this nosiness presented a problem because we couldn’t speak the language. Luckily, we got on well with Joe, our Abercrombie & Kent tour guide from Guilin who was a professor at a local university. He was curious about

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A Two Week Highlights of China Itinerary for a Luxury China Tour
China

A Two Week Highlights of China Itinerary for a Luxury China Tour

China is such a huge country that where do you start when you only have two weeks to visit? We faced this dilemma recently and have suggestions for you if you are looking at a two week highlights of China itinerary. We travelled as a family and also in relative comfort so that this itinerary

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Family hotel Atlantis in Dubai
Asia

10 Family Getaways Recommended by Kids (Outside of North America)

Are you looking for a more adventurous family trip with your children? In this first part of this series, we looked at family-friendly hotels in North America that were chosen by the children of 15 family travel bloggers. In this part, we look at 10 family getaways recommended by kids outside of North America.  These

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