2015

Top Ten Reasons To Visit Langkawi Island Malaysia

Last year we visited the Island of Langkawi on our way back to Australia from Africa. Langkawi is easily accessible from Kuala Lumpur by aeroplane or a short ferry ride from the Malaysian mainland. It remains one of my son’s favourite place in the world. As we fondly remember our time, we decided to make a […]

3D – The Latest In Family Fun

If you want to be in the picture, here is the place to you need to go. The latest craze to hit is 3D Art in Paradise Bangkok. We originally found out about 3D Art in Paradise Bangkok by ‘Googling’ the ‘top things to do in Bangkok for kids’, and when we saw how fun it […]

Culinary Journey of Royal Thai Cuisine

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, we found some amazing places to visit; great places to shop; awesome tours; a wonderful spa; fabulous hotels; and brilliant shopping. But even with all that, everyone needs time to stop and eat. And not just a quick bite, we decided we wanted to experience some of the […]

The Ultimate In Pampering For Young And Old

Pampering ?????  Everyone you speaks to who has ever been to Bangkok will tell you “you must get a ‘proper’ Thai massage, and a bit of ‘personal pampering’ “.  But on our last night in Thailand, we decided to go one step further. We wanted to both experience being pampered, and we both wanted to […]

Surfing in Bangkok Kids and Adults Must Try

©Exploramum and Explorason – Flow House Bangkok – meeting the instructor Surfing in Bangkok ????? We had heard rave reviews from our friends about Flow House Bangkok, so we decided to pay them a visit whilst holidaying in Bangkok, and have some family fun. I thought for a brief couple of minutes about having a lesson […]

Siam Wisdom

Have you ever seen a tree growing inside a building? If you visit Siam Wisdom Restaurant in Bangkok then this is what awaits you, and both children and adults find it fascinating. I’m not sure which came first. The tree, or the restaurant? But nestled inside this traditional wooden two story building, is a massive tree bursting […]

Bangkok – Best Buffet Brunch With A View

If you are heading to Bangkok, then be sure to book a table for the famous Novotel Platinum Pratunam Brunch Buffet. We chose the Weekday International Buffet, and even though we ran a little late, we managed to get there with plenty of food left for us. If I went again I would get there early, take […]

Eat Your Way Around Langkawi, Malaysia

If you are heading to Langkawi, then bookmark this post. Here we share some of the best places to eat.  Some are a little unusual, and we have tried to cater to all needs, and to varying budgets also. If you are too tired, or just super relaxed, we have even included take-away as an […]

If You Could Spend Christmas Anywhere?

Recently we were asked by the famous nomads Travel With Bender, to be part of an article sharing where families would choose to spend their Christmas – if it could be anywhere in the world. Last year we spent Christmas in Romania. We visited the Christmas Markets, it snowed, and we had our own little apartment […]

Take A Long-tail Boat Tour in Bangkok

What is a Long-tail?  It is not a long tail of a monkey. Nor has it to anything to do with the long tailed reptiles that lie on the banks of the rivers in Thailand. As we are in Thailand we will tell you just what they are soon. But first; did you know Bangkok […]

Kids Make Homeless Feel Special At Christmas

Kids care about the Homeless at Christmas. Now we have returned to our home-town of Adelaide for a while, it is lovely to catch up with friends.  Last week we finally caught up with one of Explorason’s ex-school mates. A lovely ten year old girl named Charlotte, who has recently moved to the countryside. Whilst […]

Why Travel Has Ruined My Life

Explorason is a ten years old Australian boy. He has travelled the world to over 60 countries, and is in his forth year of world travel. Here is a ‘tongue-in-cheek’ article he wrote himself about his world adventures, and why they have ‘ruined’ him. “I’m 10.  This is how a life of traveling has ‘ruined’ me”. […]

Langkawi Malaysia Things To Do For Kids A-Z

A – Z of Top Things To Do For Kids In Langkawi, Malaysia We’ve just returned from the most fabulous week in Langkawi – which is a tiny island off the coast of Malaysia. We had so much fun we decided to put together an A to Z of things to do there for kids. Please share this […]

A Temple In A Tree In Thailand

Hidden inside a tree is a Buddhist temple, not far out of Bangkok, Wat Bang Kung is found (around 100 km out of Bangkok), but you need to look to see it, because the tree roots have grown over the temple! We’ve just been to the Floating Markets nearby called  Damnoen Saduak Floating Market when our Private Thai Guide […]