Nara is one of Japan’s most enchanting cities. It’s wrapped in forests, deep gardens, deer and an overall mysterious atmosphere. Most visitors visit Nara as a day trip when they’re visiting Kyoto or Osaka. A day enough time to see the best of Nara, but deciding what to prioritize on can be quite difficult. Especially if you’re wanting to plan around the best things to do in Nara with kids. To help you out, we’ve planned an itinerary for a Nara day trip. We’ll explain the best ways to travel from place to place, what you can expect from each attraction, and why they’re worth visiting!Read More
This page will have articles and blog posts with respect to our travels in Asia. Both Natasha and I were born in India and spend our youth in that part of the world so we have a very deep connection to this culturally magnificent continent.
Here are the countries we have traveled with our child in Asia (posts coming soon!):
China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, UAE (Dubai)
As soon as you step out on the streets of Singapore, you’ll feel like you’re on an entirely different planet. For such a small island, Singapore has among the most spectacular things to offer; from futuristic architecture to world-famous restaurants, and even a lesson or two about the importance of cleanliness. Singapore’s extravaganza doesn’t just start as you begin your day. It also starts the night before, as you wake up in one of the island’s best hotels. That being said, if there’s anyone you can trust to have the best family-friendly hotels, it’s Singapore, without a doubt. To provide your family with the best of Little Red Dot’s hospitality, we’ve handpicked the top 10 Best Kid Friendly Hotels in Singapore.
We’ve taken into account the location, facilities, and overall high levels of satisfaction your family will have after spending their holidays at any of these hotels. We hope you to fall in love with Singapore’s excellent hospitality and iconic sense of presentation, just like we did!Read More
Food plays a crucial role in how families remember their holiday. But the meals themselves aren’t the only thing that plays into it. The entire experience of eating in a new location is equally as important. Singapore is one of the most contrasting cities in the world; from historical and natural sites to massive infrastructure and modern architecture, all concentrated in the best way possible on a tiny island. Being such a multicultural location in South East Asia makes it easy for Singapore to sweep you right off your feet with its immense variety in finger-licking good dishes. Therefore, in order to help you remember your holiday in the Little Red Dot through food, we thought we’d provide you with a list of the best kid friendly restaurants in Singapore. Here they are!Read More
The idea of traveling to India with kids can be quite daunting for some families. Hearing about the loud and crowded cities, pungent smells, colors, and cultural shocks aren’t helpful to convince you to plan a trip. That’s where personal and family travel blogs come to the rescue. Traveling to India with kids has been one of the most magical and enlightening experiences we’ve ever done. In fact, India has a very special place in our hearts since both AJ and Natasha were born here. Natasha was raised here too. There is truly is no other place like India in the world, and we could not be more supportive and encouraging for other families to come and explore this extraordinary country we’re lucky to have on the planet. That being said, it’s nevertheless important to be well prepared and equipped to undertake an adventurous family trip to India.
Although it’s one of the most amazing countries we’ve been to, it can be quite intimidating and overwhelming to navigate it. Figuring out where to go and what to do, how to get around, figure out the weather, the food and where the best and safest areas to stay in are can be a bit tricky. Fortunately, this post addresses everything you need to know to plan your way around India with kids strategically and effectively to create the most delightful trip. Welcome to the complete guide to traveling to India with kids.Read More
Located in the exciting and magical state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is none other than the perfect place to experience Indian energy in its most spectacular form. The streets of this capital city are endlessly adorned with streams of color and kept alive by the extravagant chaos involving a show of camels, buses full of people, bazaars, and merchants, and the most beautiful cultural heritage sites in the entire country to top of all off. Visiting Jaipur with kids is one of the most enchanting and recommendable things there are to do on your family trip to India – that’s for sure.
With so many places to go and things to see in this incredible city, we’ve done our best to build the complete guide to visiting Jaipur with kids. We’ll be talking about the best times of the year to visit, the best areas in Jaipur to stay in, how to get around, the best attractions, and a list of things you simply cannot miss on eating while you’re there.Read More
When traveling to India with kids, Delhi is the first city you have to see in this thrilling country, and it will definitely leave a mark. All over the world, Delhi has a strong reputation for being loud, chaotic and vibrant. We couldn’t agree more with this description, but we mean it in the best way possible. No matter where you go in the world, you will never find anything that compares to this amazing, lively city. In our opinion, visiting Delhi with kids is the right way to introduce yourself to this exceptional country.Read More
Welcome to Singapore! Known as the Little Red Dot, Singapore is full of all kinds of surprises and experiences ready to blow your family away. You’ve probably heard of the amazing experience Singapore can provide. The reality is, all of them are true. If you want to discover the best things to do with kids in Singapore, insider tips on the greatest delicacies to try, the most worth activities to invest time in and other secrets to make your visit the best it can be, just keep reading!Read More
If you’re traveling to Japan, visiting Kyoto should be at the top of your list. You could think of Kyoto as a charming window into Japan’s traditional past. It lets you experience a glimpse of what Japan was like hundreds of years ago. You can expect a world of magical zen gardens, Buddhist temples, cherry blossom trees, and wonderfully dressed geishas. Traveling with children to Kyoto is probably one of the best trips you could do in Japan! As you may expect, Kyoto is a widely loved and visited city, with an overwhelming amount of things to see. Because of this, you’ll find this ultimate kid-friendly itinerary and travel guide for Kyoto helpful. Everything you need to know about the best times to visit, things to do in Kyoto with kids, the best areas to stay in what to eat and how to best navigate, is right here.Read more
Why do The 2 Idiots recommend Dubai with Kids?
Dubai is AJ’s hometown; he grew up here! He’s watched the city grow from a sleepy town where there were only a few skyscrapers, and today, it’s astounding how big Dubai is. The mixture of old and new is astounding. You can still see parts of what Dubai had been, combined with this amazing city coming out of nowhere with humongous skyscrapers and the best international cuisine all in one place. (This is one of our top places to eat in the world.) Dubai just wows you! While other cities such as Florence have a history you can see, Dubai is creating history, and you can be a part of this new city as it thrives and grows. Learn why traveling to Dubai with kids can be one of the most amazing experiences you can have as a family!Read More
Why do The 2 Idiots recommend Beijing With Kids?
It’s historical, a culture all its own, and, oh yes, the food is off the charts! Beijing is where the Ming and Qing Dynasties thrived with imperial families ruling for centuries. You’ll find palaces, temples, gorgeous parks, and, of course, various entries to the Great Wall of China. Not only is Beijing’s culture unique in how the country celebrates its spiritual beliefs — they once considered themselves between Heaven and Earth — it is also the center of communism in China and provides travelers with another unique perspective on the world.
Yes, although the language can be a barrier, we also found the people of Beijing to be extremely friendly to families, going out of their way to take care of children. It really is a magical city that everyone should visit.Read More