Travel with kids in Asia

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  • Taking the teens on vacation

    Taking the teens on vacation

    Suggesting travel to a family with a teenager often results in a less-than-eager response. Take a teenager to a foreign country? With no iPod? No Wii? No text messaging? Sure, not everyone will think it's the most fun they've ever had, but give it a try. Parent and teen may find the experience better than they could have ever imagined. This is part seven of a ten-part series on travelling with kids in Southeast Asia. A new story will appear on Travelfish every Monday with a new installment.

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  • Great destinations to take kids in Asia

    Great destinations to take kids in Asia

    Southeast Asia has plenty of kid-friendly destinations, with loads of pretty but safe beaches, fun and unusual activities and lovely natural attractions. We've selected a few of our favourites below, but plenty more are around! Almost anywhere you head in the region will be adaptable for kids, particularly if they're slightly older, and you'll find people, from your guesthouse or hotel staff to locals on the street, highly obliging when it comes to helping out with children.

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  • Tips for travelling with a preschooler

    Tips for travelling with a preschooler

    Travelling with preschoolers can be a bundle of fun as they're so wide-eyed about the world and ready to be thrilled by the smallest thing. On the other hand, preschoolers can also easily drive you up the wall with their endless questions and can freak out when they're out of their routine and in unusual situations. These tips might help you travel more easily with your preschooler. Please also see our stories on travelling with babies and toddlers -- some of the tips there are also relevant for preschoolers, such as travelling with loads of healthy snacks and taking along new little wrapped toys on planes and long trips. This is part five of a ten-part series on travelling with children in Southeast Asia. A new story will appear on Travelfish every Monday with a new instalment

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  • Ten kid-friendly activities in Asia

    Ten kid-friendly activities in Asia

    Southeast Asia is overloaded with activities and attractions, but sometimes it can be a bit of a challenge to kind activities that don't involve Wii that really work with kids. So here's ten pointers on activities and destinations that your kids might find make the trip all that more memorable. This is part four of a ten-part series on travelling with children in Southeast Asia. A new story will appear on Travelfish every Monday with a new installment

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  • Tips for eating with kids on the road

    Tips for eating with kids on the road

    Eating in Southeast Asia spans the full gamut of culinary experience, from steaming noodle soup on a backwater roadside in Laos to fine dining at a top French restaurant in Bangkok. Even with kids in tow, you can still enjoy a wide range of experiences, with people in the region generally being welcoming and accommodating when it comes to children. Read on for some tips for ensuring your family holiday is a healthy one. This is part three of a ten-part series on travelling with children in Southeast Asia. A new story will appear on Travelfish every Monday with a new installment.

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  • Tips for keeping your kids healthy

    Tips for keeping your kids healthy

    Some people may be horrified that you're taking your children to Southeast Asia, where the air can be choking, kitchen hygiene appalling and medical care shoddy. But it isn't all pollution, dirt and dodgy pills -- really. Southeast Asia is in general an extremely child-friendly place to visit, and most families have completely successful, healthy trips. Read on for some tips for ensuring your family holiday is a healthy one. This is part two of a ten-part series on travelling with children in Southeast Asia. A new story will appear on Travelfish every Monday with a new installment.

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  • Tips on packing for a baby

    Tips on packing for a baby

    Travelling with a baby or toddler in Southeast Asia can be very different to what you might be used to. That said, with a bit of thought and some sensible packing, the hassles can be reduced and both you and the bub will get more out of the trip. This is part one of a ten-part series on travelling with children in Southeast Asia. A new story will appear on Travelfish every Monday with a new installment.

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