Our 3-days exploring Seoul with kids

Our 3-days exploring Seoul with kids

Compared to North America, one of the best things about living in Asia (and Europe) is that experiencing another country an culture is always just a short flight away.  When we lived in Hong Kong, we tried to fit short trips as much as my work allowed.  One of our favourite of these short excursions … Read more

Port Douglas & The Great Barrier Reef

Port Douglas & The Great Barrier Reef

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas For our ventures to visit the Great Barrier Reef, we flew into Cairns with a plan to visit two key attractions – snorkeling at the Agincourt Reefs and a visit to the Kuranda Rainforests.  We landed in heavy rain which was worrisome, and was very glad when we heard … Read more

Melbourne

Our Melbourne 3-Day Itinerary with Kids

Melbourne was easily our favorite city in Australia. I think the best way to describe Melbourne is that it has a bit of everything. With the many open air cafes, there’s an element of Europe to parts of the city; but at the same time there are multi-cultural pockets throughout the city to satisfy any … Read more

Family Travel Hobbiton New Zealand

Hobbiton Movie Set

Visit New Zealand and not pay homage to Middle Earth?  Not a chance!  After a fun morning of zorbing and racing luges, we left Rotorua and went back onto the road towards Matamata, about 1 hour northwest of Rotorua.  We arrived at Shire’s Rest, which was a nice name for what was effectively a staging … Read more

Family Travel view from Skyline Rotorua New Zealand

Rotorua Fun Activities

Zorbing The next day was fun day!  To be honest, we were really pleased by how well behaved the kids were through the trip so far, but we wanted to build in some fun activities in the itinerary to cater to their needs as well. How did the day start?  How about rolling down a … Read more

Family Travel Auckland New Zealand

Leisure Day in Auckland

Taking it easy in Auckland Most of the trip planning research told us that Auckland itself was “just another city” and that the highlights of New Zealand was outside of the city. With that in mind, we planned to spend only one day in Auckland on the itinerary. Mount Eden Village We landed at 8:00am … Read more

Rotorua zona geotérmica

Rotorua Aproximadamente 3 horas al sureste de Auckland, la zona geotérmica de Rotorua es famosa por sus piscinas de azufre en Technicolor, manantiales burbujeantes, baños de barro y géiseres.  También ofrece una plétora de actividades divertidas, desde ciclismo de montaña hasta kayak de aguas bravas.  Nuestra familia nos alojamos aquí por unos 2 días en … Read more

罗托鲁阿地热区

罗托鲁阿 位于奥克兰东南约3小时的罗托鲁阿地热区以其技术色底池、冒泡泉、泥浴和间歇泉而闻名。 它还提供了大量的乐趣活动, 从山地自行车到白水皮划艇以及。  我们家总共在这里呆了大约两天, 但本可以很容易地呆一个星期, 仍然有很多可以看和做孩子们的事情。有这么多的选项可供选择, 你不可能想知道在新西兰罗托鲁阿做什么。 吃街 从怀友东开车 (路上又开了 2个小时), 我们在傍晚到达;所以我们做的第一件事就是找餐馆  根据评论, 我们前往名为 "吃街" 的步行街, 这条街道只有行人覆盖, 两边都有餐馆、咖啡馆和酒吧。 在查看了我们可以选择的许多选项后, 我们决定孩子友好的选择是一家名为 CBK 的餐馆。 事实证明, 这是一个非常好的选择。著名的石头烤肉, 我有一个惊人的肋眼牛排在我的眼睛前, 石头烤架允许每咬一口被烤到恰到好处的温度。  我的嘴在流口水, 想起这顿饭。 但当天 (晚上) 的交易不得不交给诺兰, 诺兰点了一顿弗林特斯通烤盘孩子们的饭, 上面有牛肉奖牌, 还有一块石烤架上的羊, 价值不到 1 4 新西兰元。  疯狂的好交易, 无论在世界的任何地方。 怀奥-塔普热仙境 睡个好觉后, 我们去了罗托鲁阿的第一个景点–哇-塔普温泉仙境。  景点在城市以南约 30分钟, 我们得到了上午9点半左右, 赶上每天爆发的罗托鲁阿间歇泉, 夫人诺克斯间歇泉。 与黄石公园的老忠实不同的是, 诺克斯夫人爆发的时机并不自然, 而是由公园护林员通过在喷口中添加一些洗涤剂来引发20英尺的爆发而引起的。 虽然我自己也不会说这很壮观, 但也有一些 ' 哦 ' 和 ' 啊 ', … Read more

Family Travel Rotorua Geothermal Area

Rotorua Geothermal Area

Rotorua About 3 hours south-east of Auckland, the Rotorua geothermal area is famous for its technicolor sulphur pools, bubbling springs, mud baths, and geysers.  It also offers a plethora of fun activities, from mountain biking to whitewater kayaking as well.  Our family stayed here for about 2 days in total, but could have easily stayed … Read more

Family Travel sheep Rotorua New Zealand

New Zealand North Island: 4-day Itinerary

A whirlwind tour of the New Zealand’s North Island in 4 days?  Yes!  It was jam-packed but we were able to fit in some amazing adventures!  We experienced the beauty of glow worm caves underground to exploring the natural technicolor sulphur springs at Wai-o-Tapu.   Of course with kids, we packed in some fun times … Read more

Family Travel Waitomo Caves New Zealand

Waitomo Glow Worm & Ruakuri Caves

Waitomo Glow Worm Caves A visit to the Waitomo to see the glow worm caves were easily one of the highlights of our New Zealand itinerary. We felt like we truly went to a whole different world! The kids enjoyed seeing the variety of stalagmites and rock formations … and of course, the incredible little … Read more