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Northern Vietnam with Kids: From Hanoi to Halong Bay Adventure

Northern Vietnam with Kids: From Hanoi to Halong Bay Adventure

This post contains affiliate links. Embarking on a Vietnam family adventure with a multigenerational group in tow, including three kids, my partner Jeff, myself, and my parents, initially felt daunting. With a week to capture the essence of Vietnam and a desire to dive into 

A Whimsical Day at Moomin Valley Park: Adventures and Misadventures Near Tokyo

A Whimsical Day at Moomin Valley Park: Adventures and Misadventures Near Tokyo

Living in Tokyo has its perks, one being the chance to explore places that might not make it onto the typical short-stay tourist itinerary. Moomin Valley Park, just outside Tokyo, is one such gem. Known for the beloved Finnish characters, the Moomins, this park is 

A Spellbinding Journey: Visiting Harry Potter Tokyo Studio Tour

A Spellbinding Journey: Visiting Harry Potter Tokyo Studio Tour

Stepping into the world of Harry Potter is always a magical experience, and the Warner Brothers Studio Tour Tokyo: The Making of Harry Potter is no exception. Reminiscent of our enchanting visit to the London studio a few years back, this adventure promised even more 

Tokyo’s Hidden Markets: Exploring the Charm of Shrine Sales

Tokyo’s Hidden Markets: Exploring the Charm of Shrine Sales

Tokyo is a city of hidden gems and cultural wonders, and one of its best-kept secrets are shrine sales scattered throughout the city. These bustling markets, held within the precincts of Shinto shrines, offer a unique shopping experience, blending tradition, culture, and the thrill of 

Queue-Beating Fun: The Ultimate Guide to Games for Waiting in Line

Queue-Beating Fun: The Ultimate Guide to Games for Waiting in Line

Looking to skip the details and start shopping for these fantastic travel games right away? Check out our handpicked collection on Amazon, where you can easily find the perfect travel entertainment to make waiting in line a breeze through our affiliate link. We’ve all been 

Ninja Warrior Family Adventure: Conquering Heiwa No Mori Park

Ninja Warrior Family Adventure: Conquering Heiwa No Mori Park

Join us on a thrilling family escapade to Heiwa No Mori Park, where we discover a realm of exciting challenges and adventures that would make even Ninja Warriors proud. This picturesque park offers a field athletic course with 40 wooden obstacles, perfect for elementary school 

Exploring Tokyo’s Culinary Gem: Tsukiji Fish Market Adventure

Exploring Tokyo’s Culinary Gem: Tsukiji Fish Market Adventure

When I set out to explore Tokyo’s vibrant food scene, I knew there was one place I couldn’t miss – the Tsukiji Fish Market. Thanks to GetYourGuide, I had the chance to join their guided tour of the famous outer area of Tsukiji, and what 

Exploring the Starbucks Reserve Roastery: A Tokyo Gem

Exploring the Starbucks Reserve Roastery: A Tokyo Gem

The Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Tokyo is a fun, albiet commercial, place to visit. It’s a true testament to the fusion of coffee culture and artistic design. Nestled conveniently along the Meguro River, it offers both beauty and convenience for visitors. Whether you’re a local 

Urban Adventure: Kayaking Through the Heart of Tokyo

Urban Adventure: Kayaking Through the Heart of Tokyo

Kayaking in downtown Tokyo? Are you serious? Yes, and it was an absolute blast! The Tokyo Great Kayaking Tour takes guests on one of three kayak trips along the canals and rivers of Tokyo. Situated in a perfect location on the banks of the Kamejima 

Catch of the Day: Fish For Your Dinner at Zauo Restaurant in Tokyo

Catch of the Day: Fish For Your Dinner at Zauo Restaurant in Tokyo

One of the best family-friendly activities in Tokyo is fishing for your own meal at Zauo Restaurant – and best of all, most tourists don’t know about it. It’s a perfectly fun event for a hot or rainy day, and can be enjoyed any day