Entries by Thais Saito

Nagoya with kids (Japan for families)

We had 10 days in Nagoya in January 2018. It was cold, and we were sick – not the best time for sightseeing. We managed to do very little during those times when the las sick person got better and before the next person fell ill. We’ll definitely need to get back there some other […]

Tips for traveling cheaper with family

Even though traveling is never cheap for families (and the bigger the family, the more expensive it gets), there are ways to make it more budget-friendly. We’re in six people, traveling full time for almost the last two years, living on one income. We’ve put up a few tips for traveling cheaper with family. Subscribe to […]

Lake Tekapo (NZ) and its lupin flowers

When I saw a photo of Lake Tekapo, the Good Shepard church, with all the colorful lupins, and Mount Cook, I fell in love and I knew I had to visit it. So we did. We drove over 2 hours from Wanaka just to see it, and oh, was it worth it! Today I’ll tell […]

Things to do in Wanaka, New Zealand, with kids

Wanaka is a beautiful town near Queenstown. With a stunning clear blue lake (Lake Wanaka), surrounded by mountains, a tree growing inside the lake (*the* Wanaka Tree), and a small town feeling, it’s sure to make anyone fall in love with it. We had 2 weeks there in November 2017 – and here’s our guide […]