Asia Family Travel

Asia is a fantastic place to travel as a family with friendly people and great infrastructure for getting around. There are so many wonderful countries to choose from. Maybe you want to see the Orangutans in Indonesia or go on an elephant safari in Sri Lanka. Perhaps you would like to experience a perfect beach on a Maldives family holiday or some of the best food in the world in Thailand or Vietnam.

How to say Hello in different languages

How To Say Hello In Different Languages

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If there's one thing that we've learned from travelling, it's that learning to say hello in different languages will help make a great first impression. From experience, a hello in the language of the country you are visiting and a smile will go a very long way.
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The 5 Best Things to do in Ella Sri Lanka with Kids

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Ella is situated in what is arguably the most beautiful part of Sri Lanka and with lots of things to do in Ella with kids, it is a must-see place on your Sri Lanka itinerary. From walking in the rolling hills to visiting tea estates and climbing small mountains, Ella is one of our favourite places in Sri Lanka.
Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Sri Lanka with Kids: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

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Sri Lanka is one of those places people visit and fall in love with for so many reasons. But should you consider going to Sri Lanka with kids? We say 100% Yes! There are so many reasons to consider Sri Lanka holidays with kids and it easily makes our top 5 countries to visit with kids. Here's why...
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Why a Maldives Family Holiday Could be Your Best Holiday Ever!

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Forget the stereotype of the Maldives as a traditional honeymoon destination. Families are taking over. OK, it's not quite that extreme. There are still some adult-only islands, but as the family travel market grows, so does the number of family-friendly resorts in the Maldives. These resorts think of everything, from the best kids' clubs in the world to family-friendly restaurants and activities. Above all, they make sure your holiday in the Maldives is stress-free and relaxing.
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The 10 Best Family Holiday Destinations for 2021

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Looking for family holiday ideas for your 2020 family travels? Look no further! We've pulled together a list of the ten best family holiday destinations for 2020 to help you narrow down your search. Most destinations these days are easy to travel to with a family, but these ones stand out as being exceptionally family-friendly.
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The Best Family-Friendly Sri Lanka Accommodation for Every Budget

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Sri Lanka is one of our favourite destinations to travel to as a family and one of the things that makes it such a great place to visit is that there’s a fantastic range of family-friendly accommodation in Sri Lanka to suit all budgets. You can find budget-friendly homestays to luxury Sri Lankan hotels and anything else in between.
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Fun Things to do in Galle with Kids

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Galle is one of those places that just gets cooler with age having undergone a regeneration transformation in recent years. It's not the largest city in Sri Lanka but it's the most well-known after the capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo.  It's jam-packed with history and hipness and it's a great place to visit as a family as there are just loads of things to do in Galle with kids.
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Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives – A family-friendly Maldives resort

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When you think of the Maldives, you may think of super-luxury accommodation, beautiful clear waters, white sandy beaches and adults only. You’d be right about everything except the adult-only part. We now consider the Maldives one of our top family destinations and would go back in a heartbeat.
Our Family-Friendly Guide to Sri Lankan Food - With Recipes 1

The Perfect 14-Day Itinerary for Your Sri Lanka Holidays

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There are so many beautiful sides to Sri Lanka. What makes it special is primarily the friendliness of the Sri Lankan people, but also the rich culture and diverse topography - all within a relatively small island. 14 days will give you a good amount of time to do a loop of the south coast, taking in pristine beaches, animal encounters on safari, colonial tea country and all while sampling delicious Sri Lankan food.
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The Lowdown on Tea Plantations in Sri Lanka

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No trip to Sri Lanka would be complete without spending a little time in the Hill Country where you will see rolling hills blanketed in luscious green tea plantations. And it is all the more exciting if you’re a tea lover. Hill Country (or Tea Country) is arguably the most scenic part of the island and is also quite a bit cooler than the coastal areas due to its elevation.
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A Half Day Udawalawe National Park Safari with Kids

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Udawalawe National Park is famed for its elephants and has the largest population of Asian elephants of all of the national parks in Sri Lanka. With around 500 resident elephants, if you want to do some elephant-spotting, Udawalawe would be a good choice with sighting all but guaranteed.
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All you need to know about a Yala National Park safari with kids

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The two most popular National Parks in Sri Lanka seem to be Udawalawe and Yala and it is well worth including one or the other in your itinerary. They are very similar, especially in terms of the wildlife you may see, although Yala has the highest density of leopards in the world. It really depends on the route you are going to take as to which one you choose. If you love safaris, maybe you will have time to squeeze in both!
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The Best Sri Lanka Beaches for Families

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Sri Lanka has 1,340km of coastline, most of which is made up of sandy beaches. Many of Sri Lanka’s beaches have quite rough surf, however, and whilst this is great for surfers or strong swimmers, they are not particularly child-friendly. Here are our recommendations for the most family-friendly beaches in southern Sri Lanka.
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Our Family-Friendly Guide to Sri Lankan Food – With Recipes

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Sri Lankan Food is hands down some of the most delicious food we have had on our travels. EVER! In fact, BBC Good Food has said that Sri Lankan food is its No.1 trending food in 2019. Everything is so fresh and tasty with some cheeky heat from the chillies!