Essential Travel First Aid Kit

Posted on Feb 19, 2015

Whilst you really don’t want your child to be ill when on holiday it is far better to prepare for the worst and not need anything than to go unprepared and find yourself in a bit of a panic.  A basic first aid kit should be one of your (many!) priorities when you are packing […]

Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Posted on Feb 18, 2015

If your children love animals they are sure to love this brilliant zoo in Chonburi Province.  Just a couple of hours outside of Bangkok, the well-maintained zoo is home to lots of interesting animals. Animals are not kept in cages – they walk around large spaces.  They are mainly kept in place by deep ditches. […]

A Parent’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Ski Trip

A Parent’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Ski Trip

Posted on Feb 5, 2015

Your first family ski trip will be a memorable experience, to say the least.  You’re probably hoping that it will be memorable in a good way. Family ski trips can either be fantastic or disastrous. It all comes down to planning.  Generating Excitement Some kids will bubble over with enthusiasm when they hear about a […]

Khaomao Khaofang: Great Restaurant for Kids in Chiang Mai

Khaomao Khaofang: Great Restaurant for Kids in Chiang Mai

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

Located on Ratchapuak Road, Khaomau Khaofang Restaurant (http://www.khaomaokhaofang.com/) is like dining right in the heart of the jungle!  It can be reached from the city centre with a short taxi rude, but the trip really is worth it.  The whole family will be impressed with the magical setting. The restaurant markets itself as the “Imaginary […]

Best Ruins for Children in Ayutthaya

Best Ruins for Children in Ayutthaya

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

The ancient city of Ayutthaya is a fascinating place for kids and adults alike.  Wandering around the ruins offers a glimpse into the past, and it is easy to see how grand the area would have been in its heyday.  There are many different ruins to choose from – indeed, the town has over one […]

Family Friendly Hua Hin

Family Friendly Hua Hin

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

Situated around three and a half hours by road from Bangkok, Hua Hin is a great mainland beach resort if you don’t have the time, or inclination to travel far, to go down to the more southern beaches and islands.  You can get to Hua Hin by bus, minivan, and train from Bangkok. The beach […]

Siam Niramit, Phuket

Siam Niramit, Phuket

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

A magical show for the whole family to enjoy, there are also plenty of things to do before the show even starts!  It is a terrific cultural experience and allows guests to enjoy the story of Thailand with an impressive stage production that features brilliant costumes, hundreds of actors and actresses, traditional singing and dancing, […]

Monkey Mad Lopburi

Monkey Mad Lopburi

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

An easy day trip from Bangkok, or an overnight stay if you want to fit more in, Lopburi is a great place for all the family.  A former Siamese capital city, there are ancient ruins all around the old part of the city.  Interestingly, many are in the Khmer style, so are likely to be […]

Quieter Beaches in Phuket

Quieter Beaches in Phuket

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

A popular destination with families, Thailand’s biggest island of Phuket has lots of ways to fun and relax.  They are plentiful activities and sightseeing opportunities for active families, and the beaches offer loads of relaxation as well as fun and games. Because it is such a popular destination, the main beaches can sometimes feel a […]

The Packing Checklist

The Packing Checklist

Posted on Sep 21, 2014

We cannot stress enough the importance of carrying luggage with wheels. There are several kinds – the ones that roll smoothly in only one direction at about a 45 degree incline, and the ones with 360 degree rolling wheels. Get the kind you are most comfortable with, and give them a test drive, just to […]