There’s really nothing quite like going to new places as a pack and facing the new challenges along the way that brings everyone together. For travel junkies with a growing family who is always on a lookout for the best destination in Asia for your kids, we got good news for you. Check out these great places that will for sure make your family holiday with kids that much more memorable.
Search no further than our own backyard when you want to travel with your kids in Asia. Bali is one of our most favorite picks for the obvious reason. It’s a paradise that promises an enriching experience for the whole family.
Regardless of your kid’s age, every area in Bali is packed with endless fun and even some valuable lessons along. There are plenty of things to do, see, eat, enjoy and more that are guaranteed to offer a new perspective for the little ones.
From the Monkey Forest of Ubud to the sweeping sandy beach of Kuta or the modern kid-friendly establishments all over Legian, Bali is built for family enjoyment of all ages.
Taiwan has been on the rise lately in the traveling scene and your kids can also get in on that trend with many traveling perks.
Taipei is a mix of modern metropolis with historical charm that makes it excellent for toddlers and kids on the move. If you’re looking for your dose of nature, this city won’t disappoint as it holds a magnificent mountain trail right at Elephant Mountain with the great Maokong Gondola.
When you’re done with your natural sightseeing, head straight to one of the tallest buildings in the world at Taipei 101. There is also the Taipei Zoo which purports to be the largest zoo in Asia. Last but not least, Taipei has a great transportation system which enables your easy commute all around town!
There’s no better place to teach your kids about cultural wonder than Japan. Known as one of the best cities in the world, Tokyo holds more than just Disneyland, Legoland, Kidzania or other famous kid-centric modern establishments.
It is also the place where museums are dotted around every cityscape, from Science Museum, Ghibli Museum, Tokyo Edu Museum and more. Your kids will learn all the fascinating features of Imperial Palaces and Gardens, marvel at the tall Tokyo Tower or even dine at Ninja Restaurant.
All in all, a family holiday in Tokyo is going to be an experience of a lifetime.
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As an urbanite, the hustle and bustle of living in a capital city like Jakarta, Singapore or Manila must be all too familiar for you. This is why every now and then a getaway is called for. It's always important to escape from your daily routines and spend some quality time whether alone or with your loved ones!
Long weekends are usually the perfect time for a quick getaway. With this in mind, we have picked the 7 best places you can explore in only 72 hours. Ready? Here we go!
Want to satisfy your rumbling tummy? You can’t go wrong in Osaka. Undoubtedly the best city in Japan for foodies, it may take about 6 hours to reach from Jakarta or Singapore but we promise that every hour is going to be worth it! Known as Tenka no daidokoro or The Country’s Kitchen, Osaka houses some of the best ramen, thanks to its famous soup base. There are also the best teppanyaki restaurants and street food sellers for local dishes and dessert treats - you can find them virtually everywhere in Osaka!
Get in touch with your aquatic side in Palawan! Go up north where you can find some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, soak in the warm sun and marvel at the unique waterlife that will rejuvenate your body and soul. Suffice to say, there is a good deal of island hopping, turquoise water and out-of-this-world coastlines that Palawan has in store for you.
In the mood for family time? Kuala Lumpur is the ideal destination for you and your family. Visit the leafy parks at KLCC where you can dip into the vast swimming pool or Batu Caves to let your kids see the wonder of this ancient limestone cave - for free! Alternately, you can also head over to Petrosains Discovery Center, KL Aquarium, or Kidzania where the whole family can get together and have fun! We are certain you will leave with a memory of a lifetime.
A unique destination, Brunei is a gem in Southeast Asia where life beats at a much slower rhythm, but we promise you will enjoy every second! Visit mosques such as the golden Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, colossal palaces like Istana Nurul Iman, Royal Regalia Museum and the water village, whose locals will greet you with a lot of warmth and friendliness. Enough to satisfy any culture enthusiasts, expect to learn a lot about Brunei's rich history!
Bali is not just a traveling destination, but a complete experience altogether. There are plenty of reasons that will make you in love with this paradise island, from the world famous beaches, exotic temples, majestic mountains and sloppy hills, finest weather, amazing cultures, delectable cuisines to its friendly people. With a short flight away from Jakarta, Manila or Singapore - you will be in for a refreshing trip and return to work so much more energized.
You can't say no to a little retail therapy! If you’re up for a cheap and quick shopping trip, book your ticket to Bangkok for the best shopping experience of your life. From prestigious mall with high-rising towers, night markets where personalized arts & crafts flood the streets (don't forget the city has the world’s largest weekend market, Chatuchak), local markets filled with the freshest fruits to the mid-scale bargains - Bangkok has it all!
A short getaway is always the best time to take a pause, take a deep breath and detach. Sumba islands is the perfect destination for that reason, where technology and modern life remains few and far between. Visiting Sumba means getting up close to nature at its best, from the sleepy Waingapu town, the sparkling Weekuri Lake, or the azure water of Tarimbang Beach, in addition to lush waterfalls and vast savannah. Anytime you’re wandering in the off-beaten path of Sumba, get ready to reconnect with nature - and yourself.
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