Top 15 Things to do in Singapore with Kids

I hadn’t been to Singapore in over 10 years, but when I found a too-good-to-be-true cheap flights from Australia to Singapore, I figured it was time for a return visit.  It also was the perfect trip to take my middle son on a solo mom-son trip.  You can read all about how the trip came to be in this post. …

Kathmandu with kids

Your Guide to Kathmandu with Kids

The Kathmandu Valley truly is the heart of Nepal and is the perfect introduction to Nepal.  Almost all visitors will enter Nepal through the Kathmandu airport and most travellers will use it as a base as they journey to the Himalayas. In the month we spent in Nepal, we spend 10 days in total in Kathmandu.  At first I thought …

Jaipur City Palace

The Best Things to Do in Jaipur

Most first time visitors to India include Jaipur on their itinerary, and for good reason.  This historic city and the capital of Rajasthan blends old and new with its colourful, busy streets, picturesque and very pink Old City and incredible Amber Fort. One of the most popular India itineraries is the Golden Triangle, which combines Delhi, Agra (the Taj Mahal) …

Guangzhou layover

Using China’s 144 Hour Visa-Free Transit in Guangzhou

The Chinese airlines offer ultra cheap long haul flights that are just too tempting to turn down.  A bonus of flying through China is that you can take advantage of China’s 72 or 144 hour visa-free transit and see China en route to your final destination, for FREE! Note: as of April 2019, Guangdong province, including Guangzhou now offers the …

Chitwan National Park

Should You Visit Chitwan National Park?

While it was the trekking that brought us to Nepal, we were looking forward to a well-rounded itinerary that included culture, wildlife, history and adventure.  To hit the wildlife component, we planned to visit Nepal’s most well known National Park – Chitwan National Park.  Once we arrived in Nepal, we started to doubt if it was worth the effort and …