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Chiang Mai makes for the perfect holiday destination for families with kids. This beautiful walled city in the north of Thailand has endless family activities and is filled with friendly locals who are always happy to help with directions or recommendations. The city is clean and safe, with plenty of things to see and do. You may want to consider ticking some (or all!) of the following family things to do in Chiang Mai for an amazing family getaway in Thailand. 1. Temple hopping Under the gold, glittering sun, the giant Buddha statues, serpent stairs and high rooftops of colourful buildings appear as if out of a fairy tale or an ancient saga; the kids and you will marvel at the attractions because let’s be honest, it’s not every day you see unique temples.  There’s only so much walking you can do in a day though, so choose your temples…

What to Do in Siem Reap Siem Reap, located in the northwest side of Cambodia, is home for the famous ruins of Angkor Wat. What makes the city truly interesting are its exciting experiences of culture and history through visiting ancient temples, local markets, and museums.  While the Angkor temple remains the most popular attraction, there are still many other unmissable activities in the area that are worth checking out. Here’s a quick rundown of the best 15 things to do in Siem Reap. Read on, take notes, and fill in your itinerary with scenic views, fun adventures, and fascinating cultural tours! Visit the famous Angkor Wat Complex If you’re a first-time visitor, you don’t want to miss this iconic 12th-century temple. The Angkor Wat is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site and currently the largest religious monument in the world. There isn’t a day where it’s not packed with…

Unlike its neighbouring countries, this tiny island in the middle of the Indian Ocean called Sri Lanka remains to be under the radar. But that is its charm—the calm beaches, unspoiled greeneries, and relatively uncrowded tourist attractions. Sri Lanka is the go-to destination for wanderers who are craving for a luxury but an out-of-the-ordinary tropical vacation. Though a bit small, you’ll be surprised by how packed this beautiful island is when it comes to activities, tourist attractions, and whatnot. Wondering what to choose? Check out our top 10 activities in Sri Lanka for some inspiration! 1. Indulge in Sri Lankan Cuisine First things first—food! Sri Lankan cuisine is a melting pot of different cultures, brought about by its rich colonial history. Needless to say, the local food is one of the most delicious contributions to the Asian food scene. Sri Lankan and Indian cuisine have many similarities. Other ones are Dutch…

Wanaka is a big little heart stealer! Surrounded by majestic mountain ranges and snow-covered mountain peak, this area is also known as ‘the Alps of New Zealand! Wanaka used to be a sleepy town but with her stunning beauty and all-year-round activities, the town is grabbing the attention of more and more travellers. Nature lovers, outdoor sports fanatics, families, couples, Wanaka has got something to thrill everyone. The natural beauty of Wanaka is overwhelming and the town itself is very charming and pedestrian-friendly. The list of things to do around the massive Wanaka Lake is endless. The location is superb with close proximity to Queenstown (just a 1-hour drive away). One note of warning: once you set foot in this charming mountain town, you will want to stay forever! Check out these 12 things to do in Wanaka: 1. #ThatWanakaTree #ThatWanakaTree is one of the most iconic places to visit…

Queenstown, wild at heart but oh so beautiful! Whether you came for the breathtaking views of snowy mountains, lakes, valleys and snowfields or you came to get the adventurer out with adrenaline outdoor sports and thrilling experiences, Queenstown has got it! Also known as the Adventure Capital of the World and a longtime backpackers paradise, Queenstown attracts all kinds of travellers with her stunning natural beauty and the wide range of amazing activities. Let’s take a closer look at this adventure paradise in the southwest of New Zealand’s southern island; 10 things to do in Queenstown you should not miss: 1. Go Bungee Jumping in nature Bungee jumping may not be for everyone but if you dare to make the jump, there is no place on planet earth more incredible than right here in Queenstown, New Zealand. In fact, the first human being that ever made a bungee jump and…

Holidays are for getting pampered… and after a long hard day of shopping, cocktails by the pool and eating excessive amounts of delicious food, a gal deserves to treat herself. What you don’t want though, is to end up feeling as though you’ve had your nails done by your 9-year-old niece. In order to save you the work, I’ve tried and tested (I know, poor me!) some of my favourite spots in the Seminyak and Canggu area and put together a little guide, just for you! Amo Spa – Seminyak & Canggu Whether you’re sitting in the luxurious chairs of Amo Canggu, overlooking the busy main road with beautiful rice fields in the background, or sitting in the Seminyak studio admiring the stylish interiors, Amo Spa will leave you feeling as though you’ve slid straight into heaven. The skilled Amo staff are some of the best I’ve experienced – neat,…

Bali is famous for its fantastic spa culture. Whether you are after a cheap massage on the beach or are prepared to shell out for a 5-star treatment in an exclusive spa, there is something here for everyone. When it comes to high-end pampering and relaxation sessions, the Balinese know how to bring it to a whole new level. Think blissful hilltop massages amidst natural surroundings and more. If you plan an indulgent day or two in your Bali itinerary, check out the 7 best luxurious massages in Bali below! 1. Karma Rhythm Massage – Karma Kandara This award-winning massage was designed to soothe away the kinds of muscle tension often suffered by travellers. It places a particular focus on the neck, back and shoulders, whilst at the same time improving both circulation and oxygen flow. This is one massage that will leave you feeling blissed out, stress-free and ready…

Now known for its world-class restaurants, high-end accommodation, beach clubs, shopping boutiques and rooftop bars, Seminyak is an ever-evolving destination that requires a few visits to truly understand. Now that you have booked a pool villa in Seminyak, what to do in this area? As a start, check out the best things to do in Seminyak below: 1. Sun Bathe at Double Six Beach After traveling for hours (or even days) to reach your destination, is there nothing better than lazing on a sun chair and spending an entire day at the beach? Double Six Beach boasts rows of chairs and umbrellas that you can rent by the hour or for the whole day. Enjoy the sand and sea, sip on the obligatory coconut and relish in the tropical sunshine. Read more… 2. Sip on Ocean View Cocktails at Potato Head Beach Club If your idea of beach lounging is more…

Koh Samui has long been a popular destination for getaways with friends and family. It ticks off all the right boxes- charming beach towns, unspoilt nature, plenty of dining and lifestyle venues and a wide selection of activities and attractions. If you’re still in the process of planning your itinerary, check out our guide about things to do in Koh Samui below. We’ll share about the 10 things you can’t miss out on during your stay, along with our favourite local haunts. Let’s begin! 1. Enjoy Samui’s postcard-perfect beaches Blessed with a plethora of beaches, Samui offers something for every beach-goer on the island. The hotspots in town are the beaches of Chaweng and Lamai; these two are places where party-goers gravitate towards. For a vibrant, family-friendly atmosphere, our favourite spots are Mae Nam Beach, Bophut Beach or Choeng Mon Beach – all three boast a postcard-pretty setting, are lively yet…

The all-year-round tropical weather is one of the reasons why we all love Bali so much. However, from October to March, the seasonal monsoon pours its rain-storms down on the island. Usually, the rainfall is heavy and short. (More about Bali weather here) But on some rare gloomy days, it may keep on raining for hours and hours. How to get through these rainy days? Actually, there are lots of things to do in and around Seminyak and they make great alternative activities from all those lovely lazy beach days. Here’s an overview of fun, interesting and relaxing activities near to your private villa in Seminyak. It might even make you wish for a rainy day to come… 1. Family High Tea @ Biku The rain gives a great excuse to sit back and relax with a delicious high tea, shared amongst those you love most. Sip from a nice…