5 Unforgettable Days in Oman with Kids

Exterior of the Grand Hyatt Muscat

Visiting Oman with kids marked a special and transitional moment in our family’s life. Our kids were born and raised in Taiwan, but at the age of 4 and 5, in autumn of 2019, we moved permanently to Canada, where I grew up. After selling our house and getting rid of all our things in …

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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 …

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25 Amusement Parks in Taiwan: The Best & Worst

The best Taiwan amusement parks, theme parks, and waterparks

While you won’t find any Disneyland in Taiwan, the country has some surprisingly good amusement parks, theme parks, and waterparks. Whether you are living in Taiwan, traveling around the country with kids, or just happen to love amusement parks, you’ll find a dozen or so worthwhile ones spread across the country. Some are connected to …

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Italy with Kids: Top Tips, Places to Visit, and More!

Travel tips and things to do in Italy with kids

Italy is one of Europe’s most compelling destinations. With its picture-perfect beaches, some of the best (and very kid-friendly!) food in the world, and more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country, Italy has a pretty convincing resume. A visit to Italy with kids is more likely to include traditional villages and historical sights …

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Strawberry Picking at a Strawberry Farm in Dahu, Taiwan

Little girl picking strawberries in Dahu, Miaoli, Taiwan

All across Taiwan, Dahu (大湖) is practically synonymous with strawberries. Every December to April, plump, juicy, bright red strawberries from Dahu township in Miaoli County make their appearance in fruit markets around the country, with the best ones fetching high prices. But for the best Taiwanese strawberry experience, nothing beats going right to the heartland …

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Rainbow Village in Taichung, Taiwan: A 2021 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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15 Fun Things to Do in Drumheller with Kids

Drumheller is without a doubt one of the top attractions in all of Alberta, Canada for families with toddlers or young kids. Whether or not your kids are dino freaks, they are bound to find something to love about Drumheller. A little touristy, yes, but Drumheller’s museum is world class, and its badlands scenery is …

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A Guide to Dinosaur Provincial Park’s Hiking Trails & Tours

The best dinosaur provincial park tour and dinosaur provincial park hikes

Dinosaur Provincial Park is one of the most compelling and family-friendly attractions in southern Alberta. Besides the incredible badlands landscapes, a great campground, and the chance to find dinosaur fossils, there are also some great hikes and tours available in the park. In this article, I’m going to introduce the five main Dinosaur Provincial Park …

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