Category: Travel & Adventures

Elephant statue at Elephant Parade Land 0

Visiting Elephant Parade Land in Chiang Mai: creativity + conservation.

We were looking for some family-friendly activities during our stay in Chiang Mai, and loved finding two that were sustainable, ethical and elephant-based. They were also very colourful and a lot of fun, and were suitable for both kids and adults to visit. This is the account of our time spent at...

Riding an ox-cart in Battambang, Cambodia

Things to do in Battambang with kids + the many benefits of supporting local people

Krong Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city; second only to the capital Phnom Penh, which makes it larger than the better-known Siem Reap. After our three weeks responsibly exploring Siem Reap, we took the bus to Battambang to stay in a family-run guesthouse. Battambang has a very different feel to Siem...

Visiting Langkawi with your kids? We spent a month there and tried 3 different accommodation providers, lots of activities and food options. We also tried 3 different medical clinics until finding an outstanding doctor! All the info and recommendations here + responsible travel tips. #malaysia #langkawi #pulaulangkawi #responsibletravel #travelwithkids #familytravel #sustainabletravel

Langkawi with kids! Top things to do and responsible travel tips.

Visiting Langkawi with kids can be fun and enjoyable, as long as you don’t make the same mistake we did with our first hotel! I explain everything below, and luckily there’s a huge range of places to stay in Langkawi to choose from. Pulau Langkawi was our last destination of...

A boat on a Langkawi Mangrove Tour

Our amazing Langkawi Mangrove Tour in Kilim Geoforest Park.

During our stay on Langkawi Island, Malaysia, we sought a responsible tour company to take us to the Kilim Geoforest Park for a mangrove tour and cave exploring. It was an amazing day out, and we were very impressed with our chosen company’s efforts to preserve Langkawi’s natural beauty and educate...

A fun day at the Elephant PooPooPaper Park, Chiang Mai!

Chiang Mai is an amazing and beautiful city, and is one of the places in Thailand where tourists flock to see elephants. The town has elephant decorations and references everywhere and is pretty much obsessed with the largest pachyderms. Not surprisingly, elephants have inspired many businesses and initiatives, including the...

Cycling around Uluru together

Uluru for kids! Activities, food and family travel tips.

Uluru (formerly Ayers Rock) is the one major Australian tourist attraction that I had never been to but always wanted to visit. We were also keen to take our kids to Uluru as part of their childhoods, almost as a pilgrimage to the centre of our country. We were keen...