Travel with kids

Driving in Hokkaido

Driving in Hokkaido

It is no secret that we love Japan. We love their foods, their culture, their beautiful landscapes, the wonderful people. We especially love visiting in Autumn. We just can’t get enough of the beautiful koyo (autumn-coloured foliage) and the cooling weather. Hokkaido is the second […]

Hokkaido: Milk Kobo

Hokkaido: Milk Kobo

Hokkaido is home to most of Japan’s dairy farms. The history of dairy farming dates back to the late 1800’s. Before that time, eating beef and dairy products was unheard of in Japan. During the Meiji era, the growing western influence started to change Hokkaido […]

Hokkaido: Hakodate

Hokkaido: Hakodate

Day 5 Lake Toya Lake Toya is a volcanic caldera lake in Shikotsu-Toya National Park just an  hour drive away from Noboribetsu. It was formed by volcanic activity around 110 thousand of years ago. It’s a beautiful place of serenity. Right in the middle of […]

Hokkaido: Noboribetsu

Hokkaido: Noboribetsu

Day 4 We woke up to a beautiful day, bright and sunny, perfect for a long 3 hours drive towards Noboribetsu. Noboribetsu is one of the most famous onsen town in Japan, said to have some of the best hot spring water in Japan. The […]

Hokkaido: Furano

Hokkaido: Furano

Day 3 Furano is known for their beautiful lavender farms and the patchwork route which is best viewed in summer. Although we went during autumn, we added this in as we were at Asahikawa, Furano can be a good pit stop for a day before […]

Hokkaido: Asahikawa

Hokkaido: Asahikawa

Day 1: Arrival We took an overnight flight with JAL (Japan Airlines) which transited at Tokyo Haneda Airport. The flight was smooth and service was good but we definitely need more direct flight to Sapporo as transit flights are a drag! We had to clear […]

Taiwan 6D5N Day 6: Taipei Zoo 台北动物园 |

Taiwan 6D5N Day 6: Taipei Zoo 台北动物园 |

Baby E loves animals. Bringing her to the zoo has become one of our checklist when we travel. We visited Tokyo Ueno Zoo last year and it was awesome. The cooling weather makes everything just that much better. Taipei Zoo is the largest zoo in […]

Taiwan 6D5N Day 5: Yilan Whale Watching | Ximending 西门町 |

Taiwan 6D5N Day 5: Yilan Whale Watching | Ximending 西门町 |

To me, Taiwan is a place with yummy food and good shopping. It is only after I have kids, I realised Taiwan has so much more to offer. Whale watching is one of the many activities that I found and decided to add a Dolphin […]

Taiwan 6D5N Day 4: Jiufen 九份 Chui Chunt Dint Inn

Taiwan 6D5N Day 4: Jiufen 九份 Chui Chunt Dint Inn

Jiufen 九份 is one of my favourite place in Taiwan. It has an alluring aura that just draws me back every time. And this time, I decided to stay one night to enjoy one full day in one of my favourite places. We booked Chui […]

Taiwan 6D5N Day 3: Taichung Rainbow Military Community 彩虹眷村 | Carton King 纸箱王 | Zhongshe Flower Market 中社观光花市 | Gaomei Wetland 高美湿地 | Feng Chia Night Market 逢甲夜市

Taiwan 6D5N Day 3: Taichung Rainbow Military Community 彩虹眷村 | Carton King 纸箱王 | Zhongshe Flower Market 中社观光花市 | Gaomei Wetland 高美湿地 | Feng Chia Night Market 逢甲夜市

Having been to Taiwan a couple of times, I try to avoid the places that I have been to before. Taichung is one of the city that I have not fully explored and there are so much to do! But we only have a full […]

Taiwan 6D5N Day 1 & 2: Leofoo Resort 六福莊生态渡假旅馆 | Leofoo Village Theme Park

Taiwan 6D5N Day 1 & 2: Leofoo Resort 六福莊生态渡假旅馆 | Leofoo Village Theme Park

Leofoo Resort is a green, ecological resort that mimics that natural habitats for the roaming animals around the resort. With full height glass windows installed in their African-inspired rooms, we can see animals all day long! Baby E is a huge animal lover. So I […]

Japan: Top Tips For Tokyo Disneyland

Japan: Top Tips For Tokyo Disneyland

Japan is definitely Daddy E’s and my favorite country to visit. Which probably explains why we have visited the country 3 times in a span of 4 years. We tend to visit in the fall, the beautiful foliage, the cooling weather makes the whole journey […]