Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

slightly... paranoid parent

Jump to last reply

DH wants to take DS on a trip to Singapore and Thailand.

These are places we have travelled to (minus children) previously, we (I) loved the shopping and people and places of both destinations.

Which is why DH thought it would be great to take DS to also enjoy the beaches, theme parks and culture of these detinations.

DS under 10. Quite independant and, at times, doesn't realise the possible danger in situations. This is where DH and I agree to differ.

As a slightly paranoid parent I tend to see the 'risks', the 'dangers' and/or the possible negative side to travelling through Asia with a child under ten. Sure DS isn't a toddler or teenager - which have their own set of situations - but still not confident about a multi-country Asian Adventure -as yet?

what your thoughts?

go now? put this off until DS is older?

Which countries to Avoid? which countries to embrace?

what to look for (or look out for?)

label DS with contact details? etc

you are probably getting a picture about what is travelling through my head, so all feedback welcomed.

recent experiences, those who suggest other countries first, etc etc

13 Replies | Jump to last reply | Closed to further replies

This topic has been closed by the moderators to further comments.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Please Take Our Survey
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jan 20, 15 at 11:06 AM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 India travel agency/tour operator recommendations-OAT? WorldSpree?
  2. 2 Bangkok Jewelry shoping
  3. 3 Trip Report There and back again: a conflicted (and reimagined) India Trip Report
  4. 4 Car, driver and hotels
  5. 5 Trip Report Part 2 - A major meander through Australia/Tasmania, Bali, Laos & Vietnam
  6. 6 60+ travelers to Vietnam, package tour or day tours?
  7. 7 Bali Question
  8. 8 Trip Report India: A dream trip meets reality for me
  9. 9 A week in April; Kyoto and Tokyo?
  10. 10 Vietnam - Questions
  11. 11 India
  12. 12 Bali Honeymoon. Got 3/4 places decided on, struggling on the last...HELP!
  13. 13 Thailand during the rainy season, have you been?
  14. 14 Vietnam Itinerary - should I drop anything as too much
  15. 15 Trip Report Madly Dashing to Bali - Hotel Report
  16. 16 Golden eagle festival Mongolia?
  17. 17 Cost differences between spring and autumn visits to Japan?
  18. 18 Great place for a honeymoon destination?
  19. 19 Tokyo to Takayama or Kanazawa
  20. 20 Planning Japan Trip #2
  21. 21 Trip Report A redhead in Vietnam and Cambodia
  22. 22 Osaka shopping
  23. 23 View from the plane arriving in Singapore then Bali from U.S.
  24. 24 Takayama ideas in April?
  25. 25 tips and ideas for 10 days in Sri Lanka, train travel, beach options
View next 25 » Back to the top