The 2015 wrap up – our3kidsvtheworld – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

We’ve had a big year here at our3kidsvtheworld, its not until you stop and look back that you realise just how much we have done. Before we get into our yearly wrap up, I want to thank our followers for coming along for the ride and I am hopeful that you are all getting out there and enjoying holidays with your families as well. We don’t earn a fortune but we make holidaying a priority with what we have. (more…)

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Review – Saigon’s Book Hotel – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

During our recent trip to Vietnam, we needed a find a Ho Chi Minh airport hotel as we had a late flight in and then a flight out the next morning and I didn’t see the point in going right in to town. The kids had been on the road for close to 19 hours when we arrived in Vietnam.  (more…)

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Review of VietJet, a budget airline in Vietnam – Family Travel – Travelling with Kids

On our recent trip to Vietnam, we had a couple of internal flights that we needed to book between Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang return. When I looked up our options, I was surprised to see 3 airlines that fly internally in Vietnam,  Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and VietJet Airlines.  (more…)

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Walking Tour of HCMC, District 1 – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

We recently took the kids to Vietnam, Craig and I honeymooned there 12 years ago and were really excited about taking the kids back there to see where it all began! We spent a few days at An Lam Resort near Nha Trang and then spent the rest of the time in Ho Chi Minh City. Here’s what we did on our very own independent Ho Chi Minh City tour.  (more…)

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Cyclo Tour of HCMC – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

On our recent trip to Vietnam, Craig and I wanted to show the kids the traditional way of getting around in a cyclo. We had been on a cyclo Saigon tour back in 2003 when we were in Vietnam for our honeymoon and were really excited to do it again with the kids.
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Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam with Kids – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

On our recent visit to Vietnam, I was a bit worried about the kids not being interested enough. The other Asian cities we have been to, have had big tickets items such as Hong Kong Disneyland, Ocean Park and spending a day volunteering at an elephant shelter. We had nothing like that organised for Vietnam and I wasn’t sure there would be enough to keep them interested. There are so many Cu Chi Tunnels tours to choose from and they are all very similar. (more…)

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Po Nagar Temple, Nha Trang – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

During our recent visit to Vietnam we had a free day and were looking for fun things to do in Nha Trang so we decided to take the kids to see some Cham Towers. We had visited some other Cham Towers last time we were there but I had seen Po Nagar Cham Towers from the road on the way in to Nha Trang after our wonderful stay at An Lam Resort at Ninh Van Bay. Po Nagar is a Hindu temple dating back to 781. (more…)

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Vietnamese Water Puppets – Ho Chi Minh City – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

During our recent trip to Vietnam, we took the kids to a traditional Vietnamese Water Puppet show. The art of puppetry originated in the rice fields in the north of the country around Hanoi. Puppetry is believed to be passed through the generations from father to son. (more…)

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