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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Airline Review: Cathay Dragon

Formerly Dragon Air, Cathay Dragon is the Hong Kong based regional younger sister of Cathay Pacific, serving mainland China and other countries in the Asia Pacific area. Flying Cathay Dragon from Hong Kong represented a couple of firsts for us; our first time flying Cathay and our first time flying out of Hong Kong, and

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Star Ferry’s Harbour Tour

An ideal opportunity to combine a trip on Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferry with a longer trip around the harbour, Star Ferry’s Harbour Tour is perfect for those with only a few days at their disposal in this unique part of China. Take the tour at 7:55pm and you can combine stunning views of the

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Visiting Victoria Peak with Young Children

As one of Trip Advisors top ten things to do in Hong Kong (it ranks at number 3 currently), visiting Victoria Peak is a worthy addition to any family’s Hong Kong itinerary. The famous Peak Tram, a funicular railway that ferries around 17,000 people per day to the top of the peak and that will

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