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Exploring the Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam

35 degrees, blazing sunshine and extreme humidity. What better way to spend a morning than dragging a 5 year old and a 3 year old through the Vietnamese jungle, crawling through claustrophobically thin tunnels up to 8m underground and all with a background soundtrack of live weapons fire from thrill seeking tourists paying $1/bullet to

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Five things to do in Hong Kong with Children

As ‘Asia’s World City’ travellers to the famous eastern metropolis would be right to assume that there is a wealth of things to do in Hong Kong. From shopping to sightseeing and lazy beaches to a bustling nightlife, Hong Kong really does have it all. Living in Guangzhou for the past 2 years, we have

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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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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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