28 posts by guidemytribe

Temples without Tantrums: How to make it interesting for kids

Temples without Tantrums - sounds unrealistic, right? If you’re going anywhere in Asia, then you are going to come across a temple or two that you’d like to visit. But after Temple #1 (and let’s face it, minute 8 of Temple #1) how do you ...

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Travelling with kids – How Is It Possible? (Advice Clinic)

Travelling with kids - how is it possible?  That's the question I'm most frequently asked when people are considering if they can jet off to far flung places. And my answer is 'why wouldn't you be able to?' Ok, so you can't just shove your ...

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Kid’s-eye view of going to China on holiday

This is my Kid's-eye view of going to china on holiday written by a kid, for kids.   Hello, my name is Miss GMT2 and I'm 8 years old. I'm not actually called that but Mum won't let me write my name on the internet. We recently went on a 15 ...

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China With Kids – Best 2 Week Trip Guide

Thinking of Doing China With Kids? Read on for our overview of the 15 day trip (self-organised as ever) and for top tips ... For your kids - they can read a kids' version by clicking here. Scale: There is only one way to understand the sheer ...

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China – Day One: Shanghai

Shanghai Travel Kids? We're on it, baby!  - Apr 8 2017 Cannot believe how lucky we have been with the weather today, given yesterday's weather (severe rain). Oh, and also tomorrow's weather ...more severe rain.  We arrived fresh off the ...

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China – Day Two: Child Friendly Shanghai Walking Tour

Our vision of a child friendly Shanghai walking tour after a rather drizzly day spent inside at the markets and museums was a little overwhelming. But what followed was in fact a spectacular evening and dry weather (if a little blinking freezing!). ...

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China – Day Three: Temples With Kids?

Is It Mad To Tour Temples With Kids? Not at all. You couldn't hope to find a nation more tolerant of children. Unbelievably to Mr and Mrs GMT, they even adored our two! So first of all today, we ventured to Longhua Temple. It's a stunning Taoist ...

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China – Day Four: Karst Climbing Kids

Yangshuo, Xingping and the Karst Framed Li River - a UNESCO World Heritage site. In this area of China over fifty percent of days in all seasons are so misty, you see no view at all. And no, it’s not pollution - it’s just the way the land ...

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China – Night Four, Guilin: A Chinese City at Night with Kids

I tried to Google and research what a provincial Chinese city at night with kids was like. There were no really definitive answers. I'm therefore posting this in the hope that it helps someone who may have the same questions as I did. Is it safe?...

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China – Day Five: Longji Kids – Rice Rice Baby

Wow, yippeee and wow again. Today, there was non-stop sunshine and it's time for Longji kids! He Feng Zhai First stop, He Feng Zhai - a small mountain village with mainly new buildings, wrapped around some older ones. The village is an ideal ...

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