Family Fun: Tama Zoo (Tokyo)

I have a thing about zoos in Asia. I've seen my fair share and, aside from Singapore's amazing wildlife Shangri-la, most of them fall quite short of the mark. Even in Okinawa, our local zoo's cramped conditions made me vow not to spend my tourist dollars in support of such seemingly poor care for the... Continue Reading →

Family Fun: Iga Ninja Museum

Have a kid (or spouse) who can't get enough of Japan's shadowy warriors? Then make tracks to Iga City, the ancestral home of one of the country's prominent ninja clans. Iga City isn't on the beaten tourist trail - it's a good two hour journey from either Kyoto or Nagoya. But the Iga Ninja experience... Continue Reading →

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