Alishan, Taiwan: A Super Detailed 2023 Guide

A guide to Alishan National Scenic Area in Alishan Taiwan

Alishan (阿里山 or Mt. Ali) is one of Taiwan’s top attractions and its most famous mountain resort. A large part of visitors try to include Alishan on their Taiwan itinerary, but it usually proves to be the most complicated in terms of planning, especially getting there. That’s why I’ve written this huge post and separate …

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Taipei with Kids: 25 Ideas from a Local Family

Best Taipei attractions for kids

My son and daughter were born in Taipei in 2014 and 2015. Together with my wife Emily, who is Taiwanese, we have been exploring Taipei since well before they were born. This list of things to do in Taipei with kids is based on the things we love doing in Taipei City regularly with our …

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Rainbow Village in Taichung, Taiwan: A 2022 Guide

Rainbow Village Taichung Taiwan

Psychedelically colorful Rainbow Village Taichung (彩虹眷村) has in recent years worked its way up to become one of the hottest things to do on a visit to Taiwan. While the painted walls of this small collection of dilapidated houses are truly a paradise for selfie seekers, Taiwan’s Rainbow Village actually has some interesting history behind …

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20 Playgrounds in Edmonton That My Kids Love (2023 Updated!)

A guide to the best playgrounds in Edmonton, Alberta

No matter the season (except, you know, when it’s -30 degrees out…), my kids can’t get enough of Edmonton’s playgrounds.   One of our favorite things to do in Edmonton with our kids is to drive around and “discover” new playgrounds in different Edmonton communities, and in suburbs as day trips from Edmonton.   To compile this list of …

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50+ Things to Do with Kids in Edmonton, Alberta

A guide to the best things to in Edmonton with kids, babies, toddlers, and other Edmonton childrens activities in summer and winter

Edmonton, the capital city of Alberta and fifth largest in Canada, is an extremely kid-friendly city. Some of the best things to do with babies, toddlers, or children in Edmonton include a huge indoor waterpark and amusement park, super interactive museums, excellent playcentres and swimming pools, dinosaur parks, and a national park right on our …

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Banff with Kids: 20+ Fun Things to Do in Canada’s Top National Park

The best things to do in Banff with kids

Banff was Canada’s first national park, and remains its most visited today. It is not difficult to see why. In summer, Banff’s stunning turquoise lakes are easily visited with kids, while winter turns the park into a snowy wonderland, with opportunities for skating, skiing, hot springs, and more. Growing up in Edmonton, the capital of …

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