Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Travel options from Negombo to Mirissa
  2. 2 best way to spend two days in Chiang Mai
  3. 3 VN + Japan 6 wks March/April - which order?
  4. 4 Trip Report Laurel and Hardy in Drag Do Bangkok
  5. 5 Vietnam April 5 - 16
  6. 6 Trip Report RHK's Fall SEA Trip
  7. 7 Trip to India Feb 1-18
  8. 8 Trip Report Nywoman an older single traveler explores Taiwan
  9. 9 Trip Report PNG : Plumed, primal, proud...
  10. 10 Wat Arun
  11. 11 Solo or group tour for first trip to India?
  12. 12 Miyajima Island
  13. 13 Trip Report Vietnam, Cambodia & Hong Kong - Fall 2017 Trip Report
  14. 14 What to do with a Layover in Taipei?
  15. 15 Family trip to Thailand for Christmas and possibly New year
  16. 16 Vientiane to LP December
  17. 17 Safest beach area for solo female in Sri Lanka
  18. 18 Hotel in Vientiane 18-24 December
  19. 19 How to travel from Narita airport to Kawaguchiko
  20. 20 Prelim itinerary Java, Bali
  21. 21 5 days in Singapore
  22. 22 ONLY 3 DAYS in BEIJING -BEST THINGS TO DO?
  23. 23 Shanghai in January
  24. 24 24hrs in Seoul on Christmas..what to do
  25. 25 Myanmar tour companies
View next 25 » Back to the top

Vietnam and/or Cambodia - safe with kids?

Jump to last reply

My husband and I have traveled extensively with and without our children, but we have never been to Asia WITH our kids and none of us has ever been to Cambodia or Vietnam. We are thinking of a trip there next Fall (2011) with them. It looks absolutely stunning and exciting to visit. We would not want to stay in a resort where we were isolated but rather get out with the local culture and explore, perhaps renting a small house on the beach somewhere if that is possible. At that time the kids will be 5 1/2 and 7 1/2. My daughter is a beautiful blond and my son is a very pronounced red head. As I started to plan, I have become concerned about their safety since they will stand out so much in this region. I am also wondering about the health risks - my daughter in particular is very allergic to mosquitos and tends to be susceptible to illnesses. I was wondering if anyone has advice on these risks given our situation. Perhaps I am just being paranoid but if I need to worry the whole time I don't think that would be much of a vacation. :) Any advice is welcome!

10 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement