Asia Blog Posts

April 1, 2019

5 Recipes With the Flavors of Thailand

We love food, let’s make that clear. One cool thing about traveling is the food; an even cooler thing is kids who are open to trying new things. Thai food is often served with fiery red peppers in or near the dish (don’t make the mistake of popping one in your mouth!). But often its…

March 7, 2019

Ultra, Uber Japan

Japan is known for so many things, from sushi and karaoke to anime, temples and shrines. Every street and subway is spotlessly clean, timetables are adhered to and waiting lines are orderly. All of this calm is a welcome invitation for us to fearlessly investigate a world so different from our own. Dive in and…

January 24, 2019

Sour, Bitter, Sweet, Spicy, Salty – Vietnam!

Vietnam is Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economy; it is the world’s largest exporter of black pepper and the largest producer of cashews.  After Brazil, Vietnam is the second largest producer of coffee. The Vietnamese may hang chicken feet on the front of their house to ward off evil spirits, and often keep pot-bellied pigs as…

a Panoramic view of an urban cityscape that you can see when traveling to Singapore with kids. October 17, 2018

Visiting Singapore With Kids

Singapore is in the buzz; you’re seeing it everywhere from the local screening of Crazy Rich Asians, to the connection in your flight itinerary. So what’s the deal? Is traveling to Singapore with kids a good idea? For starters there’s Changi Airport.  Rated by Skytrax as the best airport in the world for 6 years…

a family wondering what to eat in china August 7, 2018

What To Eat In China

Every family has their favorite local Chinese food restaurant. While these restaurants are delicious, the food is much different than what you’ll eat in China. Even if a dish has the same name, the taste and preparations won’t be. For thousands of years the Chinese have worked to perfect their cuisine. Thanks to their dedication,…