How We Did Dubrovnik with Kids (and Avoided the Crowds!)

A guide to visiting Dubrovnik, Croatia with kids

Dubrovnik is by far the most popular and touristy city on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia. It was certainly the most expensive city on our trip across Croatia with kids. Dubrovnik is so popular that the city has considered setting limits on how many tourists can enter it per day. UNESCO has threatened to take … Read more How We Did Dubrovnik with Kids (and Avoided the Crowds!)

Visiting Kotor, Montenegro With Kids

The medieval walled city of Kotor in Montenegro is one of the great gems of the Adriatic coast in southeastern Europe. To put it bluntly, we loved visiting Kotor with our kids. Montenegro was the 4th out of 11 countries we’re visiting on our current trip, and it was our kids’ favorite thus far. According … Read more Visiting Kotor, Montenegro With Kids

Visiting Amalfi Coast with Kids: A Guide to Each Village

A detailed guide to Amalfi coast with kids

In 2013, my wife and I had an unforgettable honeymoon in Italy. Our favorite place by a long shot was Cinque Terre (here are 20 reasons we loved it). Now, six years later and with two children in tow, we headed back to Italy again and choose to visit Amalfi Coast with our kids!   … Read more Visiting Amalfi Coast with Kids: A Guide to Each Village

Three Perfect Days in Istanbul with Kids

How to plan a trip to Istanbul with kids

Istanbul is without a doubt one of the great cities of the world. It is ancient Byzantium & Constantinople, the largest city in Europe, home of the Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), and the only metropolis in the world to straddle two continents. But what does this all mean to a 4 and 5 year old? … Read more Three Perfect Days in Istanbul with Kids

An Extraordinary Family Stay at Grand Hyatt Muscat

Grand Hyatt Muscat with kids review

On our recent one-week trip to Oman with our kids Sage (5) and Lavender (4), we decided to split our time in Muscat, the country’s capital, between two areas and hotels. For the first four nights, we stayed in a budget hotel on the beautiful Muttrah Corniche, where we could walk to famous attractions such … Read more An Extraordinary Family Stay at Grand Hyatt Muscat

Taipei with Kids: 25 Insider’s Ideas

Best Taipei attractions for kids

My son Sage is now five and my daughter Lavender is four. 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 here regularly with our kids. You … Read more Taipei with Kids: 25 Insider’s Ideas

The Grand Hyatt Taipei Kids Glamping Experience

Kids glamping experience at Grand Hyatt Taipei

It was with great excitement that Lavender (3), Sage (5), my wife Emily, and I packed our bags and hopped into a yellow cab in from our neighborhood in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Our destination: Grand Hyatt Taipei, Taiwan’s original (and largest) five-star resort, for a much needed, fully pampered staycation. I had already heard … Read more The Grand Hyatt Taipei Kids Glamping Experience

Our Incredible Osaka Cherry Blossoms Experience

The best places to see cherry blossoms in Osaka

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to go to Japan to see the sakura (cherry blossoms). This fleeting phenomenon comes only once a year, transforming temples, parks, and even ordinary streets across Japan into masterpieces of art. This dreamy display welcomes the spring season and reminds of the transient nature of beauty … Read more Our Incredible Osaka Cherry Blossoms Experience

Rainbow Village Taichung: A Paradise for Instagrammers

Rainbow Village Taichung Taiwan

Rainbow Village Taichung (彩虹眷村) easily tops the list of most “Instagrammable” places in Taichung, and it is quickly becoming one of the hottest new things to do on a visit to Taiwan. While the colorful walls of this small collection of dilapidated houses are indeed a veritable paradise for selfies seekers, Taiwan’s Rainbow Village actually … Read more Rainbow Village Taichung: A Paradise for Instagrammers