Review – Meritus Pelangi Resort & Spa, Langkawi, Malaysia – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

Over the last couple of years we have visited Malaysia more than once a year. It’s our stop over generally on the way to somewhere else. We often have a couple of days in Kuala Lumpur before flying on or on our way home. We often talk about exploring Malaysia a little more but it seems to always get overlooked, well not this time! We decided to explore Langkawi and we chose to stay at the Meritus Pelangi Resort and Spa. (more…)

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Review – Crown Lanta Resort & Spa – Travelling with Kids, Family Travel Blog

The Thai island of Koh Lanta holds a very special place in both mine and Craig’s hearts, as it was the relaxing leg our our honeymoon nearly 14 years ago, we went there after spending 3 weeks touring Vietnam from South to North. We were looking forward to a nice relaxing beach break and that’s exactly what we got. A beautiful, quiet island that was way behind other more touristy islands in Thailand particularly as it was only accessible by boat. We already knew where to stay in Koh Lanta, Crown Lanta ticks all our boxes. (more…)

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Hotel Review – RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

There are so many hotel options when travelling to Tokyo and to be honest it can seem a little overwhelming. The city is so big and hotels are notoriously expensive and the rooms are reportedly small. After plenty of research I also found that family rooms are difficult to come by and are on the expensive side. Deciding where to stay in Shinjuku is definitely a big task and for us, it was based on cost. (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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Our AIRBNB Apartment in Kuala Lumpur – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

If you have been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I am a big fan of AIRBNB. This holiday rental marketplace has made travel affordable for not only us but for a lot of other people. The range of accommodation types are mind boggling and I’m sure you will find something that will fit any budget when looking for Airbnb Kuala Lumpur has many to choose from. (more…)

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Photo Essay – Marina Bay Sands, Singapore – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

When I decided that we would head to Singapore for a couple of days on the way to Cambodia, the first thing I thought was ‘I’m staying at the Marina Bay Sands’. I, like most of us have seen the photos and thought that’s going to be me one day! Who doesn’t want to swim in the famous Marina Bay Sands infinity pool! (more…)

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