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Unplug and Unwind With an Astrotourism Vacation in India

Families looking to wean their kids away from electronics, at least for a little while, can jump on the astrotourism trend — stargazing in the night sky — at a selection of Taj hotels in wonderfully exotic locations in India. From meteor showers and constellations to planets and shooting stars, these properties will help you take […]

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 […]

Hsinchu for the Family

When you arrive in Hsinchu, the oldest city in northern Taiwan, it likely will not take long to realize why it is called “The City of Happiness and Wisdom.” Hsinchu was originally named Chuchien, which means seashore in Taokas; the Taokas were of the tribes of Taiwanese plain aborigines. The reference to seashore is apt […]

5 Activities for Families in Taipei

If there is one thing parents quickly learn, it is kids just wanna have fun. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways for kids — and the entire family — to have fun during a visit to Taiwan, from seeing pandas to soaring high above the city. Huashan 1914 Creative Park Get your family’s creative juices […]