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Great Family Trips and Travel Tips

We all love travelling and it’s never to early to dream and plan for the next little or big getaway. Join us and explore the top travel destinations for family trips and gather travel tips for your next big adventure!

Japan

A Day Trip To Nara, Japan: Deer, Sights And Mochi

A Day Trip To Nara, Japan: Deer, Sights and Mochi!

Around 30 km away from Osaka, Nara is easily accessible from Japan’s second largest city. While on vacation with the family in Osaka, we decided to take a day trip to Nara to explore...
Tokyo Sea Life Park: Tuna, Penguins And Other Marine Encounters By The Bay

Tokyo Sea Life Park: Tuna, Penguins And Other Marine Encounters By The Bay

Tokyo Sea Life Park is an aquarium and marine life park located inside the Kasai Rinkai Park to the east of Central Tokyo, Japan. Just a short distance from the JR Keiyo line’s Kasai-Rinkai...
Mount Moiwa: Ropeway To Spectacular Views Of Sapporo, Hokkaido

Mount Moiwa: Ropeway To Spectacular Views Of Sapporo

Standing south-west of Sapporo is Mount Moiwa, one of the must-do places to visit when in Hokkaido’s capital. From the mountain’s base, the Mount Moiwa Ropeway shuttles visitors to a midway station where you...

Thailand

Tuk Tuk - Bangkok with Kids

Bangkok With Kids: Places You Can Visit Without Straying Too Far from the BTS

As a travel destination, Bangkok is probably best known for its food, night markets and cheap massages. However, if you are planning a visit to Bangkok with kids, even young kids, the city still...
Alpaca View Bangkok

Alpaca View Farm & Cuisine Bangkok

In Bangkok’s busy restaurant scene, there is always at need to find something to stand out from the competition. At the Alpaca View Farm & Cuisine restaurant, the “something” just so happens to be...
Visiting Pattaya with Kids: 5 Family-friendly Picks

Visiting Pattaya With Kids: 5 Family-friendly Picks

Without having step foot into this city commonly known for its high-rise condominiums, shopping malls and cabaret bars, 'Family-friendly Pattaya' would never have been a phrase I would have coined. That is until I...

Taiwan

Yehliu Geopark: Interesting Rock Formations Along A Beautiful Coast

Yehliu Geopark, Taiwan: Meet The Queen And Be A “Light Bulb” To Kissing Rocks

Remember the geography lessons we had in school about erosion? These lessons are brought to life in the most breathtaking way at Yehliu Geopark! The popular attraction is located along the Yehliu cape on...
Maokong, Taiwan: Good Tea, Great Views and a Fun Gondola Ride Up

Maokong, Taiwan: Good Tea, Great Views and a Fun Gondola Ride Up

Maokong is a picturesque village located at the top of a mountain in the Wenshan District of Taipei. Steeped in tea culture, having once been the biggest tea growing area of Taipei, it is...
Taipei 101 Observatory: More Than Just Stunning Views

Taipei 101 Observatory: More Than Just Stunning Views

Taipei 101 is undoubtedly the most iconic building in Taipei. There’s no way you could miss the 508 metre-tall skyscraper that once held the record of being the tallest building in the world. So...

Australia

A Safari Adventure at Werribee Open Rang Zoo in Melbourne

A Safari Adventure At The Werribee Open Range Zoo In Melbourne

Melbourne is known for its hip café scene, cosmopolitan lifestyle and day trips out to lush, green nature. But little did we know that we could go on an African safari in Melbourne –...
Planning A Melbourne Holiday? Here Are Some Travel Tips And Ways To Save Money

Planning A Melbourne Holiday: Travel Tips And Ways To Save Money

Melbourne has a lot going for it as a top holiday destination. The City offers a mix of cosmopolitan and old-world charms, a trendy food scene and attractions within easy reach. Venture out of...
Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery At Melbourne Museum: Families At Play Together

Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery At Melbourne Museum: Families At Play Together

Choo Choo! All aboard! Visitors are invited to embark on a journey at the lighted train tunnel entrance to the Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery at Melbourne Museum. As we entered, we were greeted by a...

Korea

Countries of the World: South Korea

Countries of the World: South Korea

In Little Day Out’s Countries of the World series, we ask expatriates living in Singapore to tell us more their home countries, their cultures and traditions. In this feature story, we learn more about...
Holiday with Seoul

Holiday with Seoul: Things to Do with Kids in South Korea

Korean movies, K-pop and Kimchi are the three Ks South Korea’s Seoul is most famously known for. Yet, two Seoul searching trips later, the first with my bestie and the next with my extended...
Onemount, South Korea: Good Times At The Water Park And Snow Park

Onemount, South Korea: Good Times At The Water Park And Snow Park

On our recent family tour to South Korea, the first attraction we visited was Onemount in Goyang City, outside of Seoul. Rain or shine, summer or winter, it’s always a good time to take the...

Malaysia

Tuas Checkpoint

How Much It Costs to Drive Into Malaysia by the Tuas Second Link

"Do you know how much it costs to drive into Malaysia by the Tuas Second Link?" was the question I posed across the table. It had been years since I had last driven into Malaysia....
Lost World of Tambun In Ipoh, Malaysia: Water Park, Amusement Rides, Animals & Boating - All In One Theme Park!

Lost World of Tambun In Ipoh, Malaysia: Water Park, Amusement Rides, Animals & Boating...

Somewhere in the town of Ipoh, encircled by craggy limestone hills and blankets of rainforest greens, is Sunway's Lost World of Tambun. Making full use of Ipoh’s mineral-rich waters and dripping limestone caves, the...
A Driving Holiday To Ipoh With Kids: Food, Fun & Good Times

A Driving Holiday To Ipoh With Kids: Food, Fun & Good Times

Had it not been for the strong encouragement of my brother-in-law, who’s an avid driver, we wouldn’t have dreamt of taking a road trip to Malaysia’s Ipoh with kids. The capital city of the...

Indonesia

The Residence Bintan: The Great Back-to-Nature Family Escape

The Residence Bintan: The Great Back-to-Nature Family Escape

It’s incredible how quickly we were whisked away from the stress of city living to The Residence Bintan. For three glorious days and two comfortable nights, we made our home in a luxurious one-bedroom...
Blue Mountain Kelong

Blue Mountain Kelong Mystique: Weekend Getaway

Strip away the glitz and glamour of a getaway, hunker down to the basics and what you get is a refreshing escape with plenty of space to reconnect with others around you and to...
The Canopi Resort Bintan: Outside the Garden Tent

Family Holiday: Glamping it Out at The Canopi Resort, Bintan

We had a great time at The Canopi Resort Bintan and would recommend it for a big group holidays, especially if you are into sea sports.

Vietnam

7 Family-Friendly Things at Ba Na Hills, Vietnam

7 Family-Friendly Things To Do at Ba Na Hills, Vietnam

Located approximately 45 minutes by car from Da Nang, Vietnam and at an altitude of 1,487m above the ground, Ba Na Hills is the place to be if you wish to experience cool weather...
Sights at Hoi An Ancient Town, Vietnam

Hoi An Ancient Town: A Cultural Experience In Vietnam

If you wish to experience Vietnam’s rich cultural past, Hoi An Ancient Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one place to consider for your next vacation. Hoi An Ancient Town is located in Vietnam’s...

Con Market And Big C Supercentre: Shop Like A Local In Da Nang, Vietnam

If you ask Vietnamese locals in Da Nang where to shop, Con Market and Big C Supercenter are two places that are often recommended. In Da Nang, these two shops are conveniently located across...

Hong Kong / China

Hong Kong Family Trip Itinerary: How To Ace Your Holiday With Kids

Hong Kong Family Trip Itinerary: How To Ace Your Holiday With Kids

Hong Kong is such an exciting city to visit, however, visiting Hong Kong with kids is a whole different ball game, and can be very daunting for numerous reasons. If you’re thinking of going...
Things To Do In Hong Kong With Toddlers And Kids

Things To Do In Hong Kong With Toddlers

Hong Kong is easily one of my favourite cities in the world, and I love that I now have my daughter to go on Hong Kong adventures with. Getting around Hong Kong with toddlers and...
Hong Kong Science Museum: Exhibits And Things To Do, Especially With Kids

Hong Kong Science Museum: Exhibits And Things To Do, Especially With Kids

If you’re in Hong Kong with the family and looking for more than what the theme parks have to offer, then you definitely must include a visit to the Hong Kong Science Museum with...

Europe

London Family Trip: From Museums To Musicals & Everything In Between

London Family Trip: Museums To Musicals & Everything In Between

The English summer was the perfect opportunity to make a London family trip. With its long days and now that the kids were older, 11 and 14, we thought it would be an appropriate...
Climbing York Minster: Ascending The Central Tower

Climbing York Minster: Ascending The Central Tower

York Minster is nothing less than impressive. We first caught sight of it as we approached the walled city from the train station and, of course, we had to pay it a visit. The imposing...
The Harry Potter Shop At Platform 9 ¾, Kings Cross Station: Potterheads, Aboard!

The Harry Potter Shop At Platform 9 ¾, Kings Cross Station, London: Potterheads, Aboard!

Train stations are usually transitive spaces but Kings Cross Station in London is an attraction in itself for Potterheads, thanks to The Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 ¾ . Catch a Train to Hogwarts Fans...

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