Category Archives: Travel

Don’t fear the creeper: A lesson in overcoming fear

“Once back on the scooters and heading back to town, both kids seemed like different people. Felicia’s only concern seemed to be leaving the snakes behind. All worries about the dark or about getting lost were gone. In fact, Jamie became an active participant in navigating our way back.”

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Don’t fear the creeper: A lesson in overcoming fear

“Once back on the scooters and heading back to town, both kids seemed like different people. Felicia’s only concern seemed to be leaving the snakes behind. All worries about the dark or about getting lost were gone. In fact, Jamie became an active participant in navigating our way back.”

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Penang with Kids: Family Travel Guide

“We’ve in and out of Penang multiple times, and I can say that it is one of our children’s favorite places in Southeast Asia. Below I’ve listed up a few of our favorite things to do on the island, as well as a few favorites of fellow family travelers.”

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Penang with Kids: Family Travel Guide

“We’ve in and out of Penang multiple times, and I can say that it is one of our children’s favorite places in Southeast Asia. Below I’ve listed up a few of our favorite things to do on the island, as well as a few favorites of fellow family travelers.”

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The Most Popular Lunch Spot in Tokyo

“If you think convenience store food is limited to potato chips and dodgy dried meats, then come to Japan”

The Most Popular Lunch Spot in Tokyo

“If you think convenience store food is limited to potato chips and dodgy dried meats, then come to Japan”

Tokyo’s best high-tech kids’ activities

For children interested in science and technology — or for parents eager to spark that interest — Japan’s capital is the place for kids to get neck-deep in high-tech.

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Tokyo’s best high-tech kids’ activities

For children interested in science and technology — or for parents eager to spark that interest — Japan’s capital is the place for kids to get neck-deep in high-tech.

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Down By the River

“…between glitzy Ginza boutiques and the humble suburban sprawl of Chiba prefecture; between rustic postwar tenements and the gleam of Odaiba’s futuristic architecture.”

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Down By the River

“…between glitzy Ginza boutiques and the humble suburban sprawl of Chiba prefecture; between rustic postwar tenements and the gleam of Odaiba’s futuristic architecture.”

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New faces down on the farm

“If agriculture has become entertainment, can we grow popcorn?”

New faces down on the farm

“If agriculture has become entertainment, can we grow popcorn?”

Haikyo: exploring abandoned Japan

“…there is something very Japanese about seeing these man-made objects returning to nature: trees growing in kitchens; vines swallowing roofs; storms washing away years of paint…”

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Haikyo: exploring abandoned Japan

“…there is something very Japanese about seeing these man-made objects returning to nature: trees growing in kitchens; vines swallowing roofs; storms washing away years of paint…”

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The art of the party at Fuji Rock

“…sculpture doubles as furniture and the fashion leans toward leather, feathers and fedoras”

The art of the party at Fuji Rock

“…sculpture doubles as furniture and the fashion leans toward leather, feathers and fedoras”

Shaking it up on Sado

“Roughly six hours away from Tokyo by shinkansen and ferry, Ogi’s remoteness, he says, is both physical and psychological.”

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Shaking it up on Sado

“Roughly six hours away from Tokyo by shinkansen and ferry, Ogi’s remoteness, he says, is both physical and psychological.”

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With Kids: Taimeiken Kite Museum

“The room is a tangled heap of color and string, requiring you to duck under and step around the hundreds of kites that couldn’t fit inside the glass display cases.”

With Kids: Taimeiken Kite Museum

“The room is a tangled heap of color and string, requiring you to duck under and step around the hundreds of kites that couldn’t fit inside the glass display cases.”

With Kids: Tokyo Drum Museum

“There are plenty of opportunities to test out the goods here, and kids will love it, but be warned: sleeping children won’t stay asleep for long.”

With Kids: Tokyo Drum Museum

“There are plenty of opportunities to test out the goods here, and kids will love it, but be warned: sleeping children won’t stay asleep for long.”

Canyoning: Plunging Into the Abyss

“…the key is to look straight up,” he says with a wink. “That way, you’ll fall straight down.”

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Canyoning: Plunging Into the Abyss

“…the key is to look straight up,” he says with a wink. “That way, you’ll fall straight down.”

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