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9 Crucial Tips for Traveling to India with Children

As a mom, avid traveler, and owner of a specialized travel company, India is bridged between my personal and professional lives. Here are seven tips for making your trip to India family friendly.

5 Incredible Things to Do in Narita, Japan ~ Gateway to the Land of the Rising Sun

If you visit Japan, you’ll likely arrive by plane in Narita. Most visitors scoot off immediately to pursue adventures in Tokyo and beyond. But Narita is worthy of a visit as well, even if only during a long layover or for a day or two before your flight home. Narita is just a 10-minute train ride from […]

10 Intriguing Things to Do Near Tokyo

Before I visited Japan, the images in my mind’s eye were mostly of bustling Tokyo. Busy intersections, hurrying business men in suits, neon signs, karaoke bars and Harajuku fashions are certainly an interesting part of modern Japan. But there’s so much more to experience just outside the world’s most populous metropolitan area. Check out these 10 intriguing […]

10 Fun Things to Do in Tokyo with Kids

Tokyo blends ages old Japanese traditions with modern skyscrapers and anime to make a fun and surprisingly non-intimidating vacation destination. With drinkable tap water, a low crime rate, and polite population, Tokyo makes a fabulous choice for first-timers to East Asia. Maximize the fun factor during your family’s Japanese holiday with these 10 things to do in Tokyo with […]

Connection ~ It’s What Vacation Is All About

What motivates you to take a vacation? Maybe you want to explore someplace exciting and new. Or perhaps relaxation is your primary vacation motivation. For me, a true vacation is all about connecting with the people I love through memorable experiences. This story is brought to you in partnership with Vail Resorts. Craving connection while […]

Exploring the Mediterranean with Kids

Sunny skies, beautiful beaches, historical sites, delicious food eaten at outdoor cafés, art and culture—what’s not to love about the Mediterranean? And there’s no need to worry about feeling out-of-place on your family vacation because people in this Southern European region seem to genuinely love and welcome children. From Turkey and Greece to Italy and […]

Winner of a Trip for Two to India from Sodha Travel – A Dream Come True

Golden Experience Giveaway Last month we told you about the Golden Experience Giveaway hosted by Sodha Travel, an award-winning travel agency specializes in travel to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan. With over 3,600 entries, this Indian vacation giveaway was a great success! Winner of the Trip for Two to India The winner of a […]

Win a Trip for Two to India!

Holy samosas! You would win a trip to India, one of the world’s oldest civilizations, land of the Taj Mahal, birthplace of four world religions including Hinduism and Buddhism, and home to the world’s largest democracy. Most Indians speak at least conversational English, making this exotic destination an easy place for North Americans and other English speakers to […]

Your Children May Love Kyoto Even More Than You Do

It has been over a year since the tsunami and nuclear power plant meltdown but some of the most intrepid travelers are still hesitant to go to Japan. Yet, my family of three took off to explore Kyoto just months after the catastrophe. We found this Japanese city to be an incredibly family-friendly vacation destination. Our 20-month-old son, Dek, thrived in this city of over a million inhabitants. We barely knew a disaster had happened.

Family Travel in South Korea

As an expat and mom living in Asia with my husband and young daughter, I find traveling in South Korea with children far easier than in many countries. Family travel in South Korean can be an educational feast for all family members with its wealth of cultural traditions. Throughout the country, you can find plentiful […]

Mumbai, India with Kids: An Unforgettable Experience

India may be intimidating at first, but it is a cultural goldmine if you are willing to dig deeper than the superficial noise. Many think it’s crazy to travel with children to Mumbai, citing language differences, exotic food, congested traffic, and hygiene concerns. As a diehard Mumbaikar, who spent 18 years of her life in this city, I can tell you these are all minor hurdles to overcome to experience one of the most exciting places in the world, and show your children a cultural experience they will never forget.

Angkor Wat & Beyond with Kids in Cambodia’s Siem Reap

Siem Reap and the nearby Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia offer a lot of exciting activities for families, including the 9th – 13th century ruins of Angkor – the largest preindustrial city in the world.

10 Things to Do in Cambodia’s Phnom Penh with Kids

Cambodia might not immediately spring to mind as a family-friendly vacation destination, but it’s an amazing country that offers a lot of great things to do with kids. Phnom Penh is an accessible city with numerous attractions to wow your children.