Spend the Day in Shimonoseki, Japan

With the cherry blossoms blooming and spring weather warming up, Japan is a top consideration for traveling families. Located on Japan’s main island of Honshu, Shimonoseki is basically as far west as you can get. Explore the island with the family from tip to toe, or just peek at it from afar through the Kaikyō […]

One Day in Matsue, Japan

Often referred to as Little Kyoto, Matsue, Japan, is a wonder of modern attractions and ancient Japanese history. The capital city of Shimane Prefecture also happens to sit along Lake Shinji, offering scenic views, city tours and picturesque rides. If you’re passing through on a family trip or looking for a few days in a […]

Responsible Elephant Sanctuaries in Thailand

Thailand is a hot spot for traveling families seeking culture, serene natural beauty and incredible experiences. One of the more popular ways to spend the day, alongside enjoying local cuisine, is spending quality time with elephants. Whether feeding, washing or just visiting, elephants get a lot of attention from tourists. Being a trendy attraction for […]

Winter Festivals in India

Discover some of the most amazing, but lesser-known festivals this winter in India. For families interested in art, vibrant cultural traditions, history and incredible natural landscapes, India’s winter festivities have you covered. Kala Ghoda Arts Festival in Mumbai: Feb. 2–9 February brings big things to India, including the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. Hosted Feb. 2–9 […]

Take the Family to Beijing

Families drawn to the culture and beauty of China can’t go wrong with a vacation in Beijing, but, because of the unfamiliar language, different customs and distance from home, a little advance planning can go a long way toward ensuring a successful experience. Enter The Opposite House, located in a new, open-plan shopping, dining and […]

Phenomenal Phnom Penh

By Allie Moore Vans, cars and motorbikes (known as “motos”) whizz around Independence Monument at the junction of Norodom and Sihanouk boulevards, while vendors push two-wheeled carts of eggs down the dusty numbered streets, announcing their presence through megaphones affixed to their carts with twine. Only on major thoroughfares do drivers of the deluge of […]