Category: Children

Five Things to do in Beijing with Children

Beijing, China’s bustling capital city and home to some of the most impressive historic sitesΒ in the world. From the sheer scale of Tiananmen Square to the majestic sprawl of the nearby Great Wall, no trip to China would be complete without a visit to the country’s seat of power. Not as cosmopolitan as Shanghai or

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Tiananmen Square with Children

Visiting Tiananmen Square should rank highly on anybodies list when travelling in China. Named after the Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) which separates it from the Forbidden City at it’s northern end, the square is enormous, having been expanded to four times it’s original size under Mao Zedong’s leadership in the 1950s. Mao’s vision was

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Five Things With Kids: Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s bustling capital city, is a fantastic destination for a short break or a longer holiday. However, unlike many of Malaysia’s popular tourist hotspots, there isn’t a beach in sight. Crammed full of trendy bars, shopping malls and hotels, it would be easy to think that this South East Asian hotspot wasn’t the

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Petrosains, The Discovery Centre

Located on the top floor of the Suria, KLCC mall at the foot of the Petronas Towers, Petrosains discovery centre boasts a huge variety of science based activities for children of all ages. Conveniently located and very reasonably priced, it’s an attraction well worth a couple of hours of any families time. Beginning with what

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Kidzania Kuala Lumpur

If there was ever a place to make me stand back and think ‘wow, I wish I was a kid again’ Kidzania would be it. Having lived in Kuwait when a branch opened at The Avenues mall and having visited Kuala Lumpur’s incarnation of the popular children’s attraction twice, we’re now seasoned veterans of the

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