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Asia Family Travel Guide

Our Asia family travel blog gives you the tools you need to Discover the Rich History, Beautiful Culture, and Unique Traditions of the continent

The dramatic skyline of Shanghai is just one example of what makes family travel to China so incredible

Discover Adventure With Our Asia Guide For Families

Asia is a massive continent. The thought of family travel to Asia can be wild, overwhelming, and exciting all at the same time. There are few places on earth that cover such a massive area. Travel in Asia can mean island hopping, reindeer herding, exploring some of the world’s most incredible caves, and so much more. Our Asia Travel Guide follows our family travel adventures through countries such as Jordan, China, Thailand, and the Philippines. But we are constantly on the go and will be adding more incredible Asia travel destinations for families as we visit them.

Asia is a popular destination for family travelers. Often considered a prime place for budget travel families and those who want to experience immersion in unique cultures or taste some of the world’s most amazing food. From the west, where the lost city of Petra hides among the mountains of Jordan, to the far east, where the islands of the Philippines offer some of the most fascinating landscapes on earth, Asia is filled with natural and cultural treasures to explore.

Airport layovers can be a major hassle. But during our 24-hour layover in Shanghai China, we decided to make the best of it and see how many things to do in Shanghai that we could pack into our schedule. It turns out that we could do in WAY more than we expected.
Family Travel in China

From the mountainous terrain, mysterious villages, and bustling metropolis’ discover what makes China such a fascinating destination for families.

Young boy smiling and holding his hat in front of Petra's Monastery
Family Travel in Jordan

Boasting some of the World’s most stunning historical sites, Jordan is truly magical. And this cradle of peace in the Middle East is one of our favorite places to travel with kids.

Boy looking at an island from a white sand beach in the Philippines with kids
Family Travel in the Philippines

With over 7000 islands to explore, it’s no surprise that family travel to the Philippines is so popular. See how the Philippines mixes hospitality with incredible food and experiences.

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Family Travel Travel in Thailand

Packed with ancient culture, incredible wildlife, and some of the best beaches in the world, family travel in Thailand is an unforgettable experience.

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Family Travel In Turkiye

From the exciting streets of Istanbul to the balloon-filled skies of Cappadocia, Turkiye is a magical destination for family travel.

What Is It Like Traveling In Asia With Kids?

Asia is one of the most popular destinations for families. In fact, next to Europe and North America, Asia is the most popular continent among members of our Family Travel Support Group on Facebook.

Whether you’re planning on backpacking around the continent or exploring family travel in Asia one continent at a time, it’s a region that will fill your soul and introduce you to fascinating cultures, traditions, and experiences.

The Asian continent is huge, from northern Asia with countries such as Russia, Mongolia, Japan, and China to South Asia with countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, the Maldives, and many more. In fact, there are currently 48 countries in Asia according to the United Nations. And a few more if you count countries that are sovereign or dependent.

We’ve been traveling with kids for 10 years now, and Asia was the fourth continent that we visited as a family. I’m sure that our tips and guides for the countries we have visited will help you plan your family travels in on the Asian continent.

Travel in Asia doesn’t come without its fair share of challenges, but they are more than worth it. Because it’s a continent that will capture your soul and leave a little of itself within you for the rest of your life. To get started, I highly recommend that you read through our trip-planning resources. It lays out many of our well-researched family travel hacks.

You can explore some of our most popular Asia family travel blog posts below. Or, feel free to head over to our YouTube channel to explore some of our Asia family travel videos.

How To Stay Connected And Get Internet And Phone Service In Africa

Most major cities throughout Asia countries have excellent cellular service. If you have an older phone, I highly recommend purchasing a sim either at the airport or as one of your first stops on your travels.

If you have a newer eSim capable phone, you can save yourself time by purchasing an eSim ahead of time and having it activated before you arrive.

There are many companies that offer this service. I have used Airalo for years. It has been seamless in over ten countries. They have World, Regional, and Country-Specific eSims available. The price goes down the more specific you get. The regional sims allow for easy country-hopping if you are visiting multiple destinations.

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