Highlights of 2016 for Our3kidsvtheworld – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog
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Highlights of 2016 for Our3kidsvtheworld – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

Wow, so its Christmas week already, it feels like yesterday I was excited about heading off to Cambodia at the end of July. We have had so many amazing experiences this year and it’s going to be hard to top in 2017 but I’ll give it a red hot crack! So I thought this week we would wrap up the highlights of 2016, including our favourite hotels in each place. (more…)

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DisneySea, Tokyo – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog
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DisneySea, Tokyo – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

DisneySea is one many Tokyo theme parks, it’s one of a kind and opened in September 2001 in Urayasu, Chiba just outside Tokyo. It is located right next to Tokyo Disneyland in the Tokyo Disney Resort and is accessible on the same train network. DisneySea was celebrating it’s 15th anniversary while we were there. We were very restricted time wise and were only able to visit DisneySea. We chose DisneySea purely because it is the only one.

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Japan Rail Pass, is it worth it. – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog
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Japan Rail Pass, is it worth it. – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

If you’re planning to move between cities in Japan you’re best off purchasing a Japan Rail Pass, or JR Pass, it will save you a huge amount of money. We will help you with where to buy Japan Rail Pass, as it also includes some local travel in the cities which will also save you some money. Working out the rail system in Japan will take a little while but once you get the hang of it it’s fairly easy to navigate. Well lets say you will navigate it with minimal hiccups!! (Yes I’m giggling right now!). (more…)

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Good Samaritan Club – Kyoto, Japan – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

Through my contact with other travellers on Instagram, I was given the ‘heads up’ about a fantastic group of volunteers conducting Kyoto walking tours. The Good Samaritan Club are a group of university students that love their city and like to practice their english skills. Out of that need, a brilliant initiative was born for all tourists visiting Kyoto. (more…)

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Kyoto – 1 Day Itinerary – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog
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Kyoto – 1 Day Itinerary – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

If you are going to visit Kyoto, firstly I suggest that you don’t do what I did and try to see it all in one day. Kyoto is the cultural centre of Japan and the spot that the Japanese visit on their holidays to experience to learn the traditions and history of old Japan. Here’s my one day Kyoto itinerary for those that only have a short amount of time in possibly the best city in Japan! (more…)

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia’s best kept secret

I have to be honest, until recently Indonesia hasn’t been on my radar. I never considered Indonesia a great place for a family holiday but after doing some research I think I might have sold it a bit short. My research has found plenty of interesting places to visit in Yogyakarta. Being Australian we think we know everything about Indonesia from all that we have heard from other people, in particular Bali. I am happy to say that I have discovered somewhere that has really piqued my interest!  (more…)

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Taking Kids to Hiroshima, Japan – Traveling with Kids – Family Travel Blog
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Taking Kids to Hiroshima, Japan – Traveling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

I have to be honest, I never even considered not taking Alannah to Hiroshima on our recent visit to Japan. Since then a lot of people have actually queried whether I took her or not making me start to wonder why I never gave it a second thought. I even had an older American lady approach me at Hiroshima and thank me for taking her. She said it is something all children can learn from. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial is one of the best attractions in Hiroshima and must not be missed. (more…)

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Dinner with a Maiko in Kyoto, Japan – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog
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Dinner with a Maiko in Kyoto, Japan – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

I had always considered Japan to be too expensive for a family of 5 so when the prospect of a girls trip was floated I knew I had to convince the others that Japan was the perfect spot. Luckily it didn’t take too much convincing. First thing on my bucket list for Japan ia a Kyoto Geisha experience. (more…)

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Hotel Review -Lanson Place Bukit Ceylon, Kuala Lumpur – Travelling with Kids
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Hotel Review -Lanson Place Bukit Ceylon, Kuala Lumpur – Travelling with Kids

Due to flight cancellation issues I ended up with just 18 hours to review these lovely services apartments in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Bukit Bintang hotels are always my go to place when looking for the best place to stay in Kuala Lumpur and the Lanson Place Bukit Ceylon is a short walk from my favourite areas in this city. (more…)

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Hotel Review – Ritz Carlton Osaka, Japan – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog
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Hotel Review – Ritz Carlton Osaka, Japan – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

After 2 red eye flights in a row, we arrived in Osaka at 8:30 in the morning. After organising our rail passes for our Japan adventure we jumped on the train to Osaka Station and then had a 10 minute walk to the hotel. Choosing some where to stay in Osaka was difficult although the Ritz Carlton Osaka’s close proximity to Osaka Station was very handy.

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