Is it Burma or Myanmar? A lot of people ask this question, closely followed by “when did Burma become Myanmar?”.  I can tell you that the Military Junta of the time changed the name in 1989 but both names are widely used both there and abroad. Our 2 week Myanmar family vacation was fantastic yet challenging at the same time. There are so many great places to visit in Myanmar with kids and I just wanted to see everything the country has to offer. Read More

Bali has been near the top of my bucket list for a little while now, somehow it just keeps getting bumped down for various reasons and we are yet to visit. Indonesia didn’t have a great 2018, there were many natural disasters but luckily Bali was spared from any major drama. While that might seem like a reason not to go to Indonesia, that’s very sad for the local economy that relies on the tourist dollar to survive. I have compiled this list to help you choose the best Bali villas for your family covering Bali’s most popular locations. Read More

Inle Lake was a surprising highlight on our visit to Myanmar. I had been to Ton Le Sap near Siem Reap in Cambodia and thought it would be similar at that. However there is more to Inle Lake than the obvious long boat tour, here’s my list of things to do on Inle Lake with kids.  Read More

Visiting the Bagan temples was the highlight of our trip to Myanmar. I had seen many photos of Bagan and while I knew what to expect, I didn’t expect Bagan to take my breath away. It gave me the same tingles as when I first sighted Angkor Wat. I wasn’t surprised that the kids loved Bagan as well. Here’s our top things to do in Bagan with kids.

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I have to admit, Mandalay wasn’t our favourite place to visit in Myanmar. Mandalay city is quite industrial and lacks a lot of character compared to Yangon. There isn’t a huge amount of family friendly activities however our list of things to do in Mandalay with kids will make your trip a little easier.  Read More