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Asia

Scaling Sri Pada(Adam’s Peak)

Maybe it’s because I’ve lived in a few amazing cities (Philadelphia, NY, LA, HK, Singapore), but when I’m traveling, I’m blown away by natural beauty.  Sri Lanka is one of those unmistakably awe-inspiring countries.  Its lush, untouched lands have appropriately earned it Garden of Eden references. Why is it called Sri Pada/Adam’s peak? This 2,243 m (7,359 ft) mountain has …

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Shows in China

I once sat in a Seaworld show (I never saw The Cove sorry) and smirked to myself at all the Chinese acrobats there were.  The entire troupe was Asian. Even Cirque du Soleil shows I’ve seen have had solid Asian contingents.  I supposed out of a billion people the odds for finding lithe aerodynamic performers …

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Korea with (Smaller) Kids – Part I

Korea is decidedly a kid-friendly country.  With the nation’s ‘mommy’ lobby affecting everything from the prices of apartments in top school districts, to affordable childcare, chances are that you’ll find Korea to be quite friendly for your family, too.  Restaurants typically keep baby chairs and utensils for smaller hands in stock, while there is widespread …

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Where to Stay in Seoul

This is a guide to the neighborhoods and different districts of Seoul, and where you might want to stay on your next trip. First, when you set out planning your trip to Seoul, you’ll be faced with the choice of either staying in a hotel, or in a homestay/Airbnb.  Airbnb actually covers Seoul quite well, …

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Ultimate Vietnam

Tips For Traveling With Children In Vietnam

Blessed with magnificent natural landscapes, unique culture, tasty food, and super friendly people, Vietnam has become a thriving tourist destination.  A family excursion with children to Southeast Asia wouldn’t quite be complete without a trip to Vietnam. Ensure Entry Although traveling with children is never as easy as planning the trip, Vietnam does have tourist …

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