Category: Attraction Reviews

Family Friendly Attractions experienced first hand and reviewed for you.

Swamp Tour New Orleans – Is It Worth the Trip?

Traveling to New Orleans as a single parent allows me to really expand my search for best family friendly adventures in the area. And, of course, I had a lot of help by watching ‘Princess and the Frog’ a ton … Continue reading

Mardi Gras World New Orleans – A Must Visit

Can’t make it to New Orleans during Mardi Gras? No sweat, you can do the next best thing. Visit Mardi Gras World. I can sum up this place with one word – WOW! This attraction was one of the top … Continue reading

Voodoo and Cemetery Tours in New Orleans

What are the first things that come to mind when you hear New Orleans? For me it is: Jazz, Mardi Gras, and Voodoo Interestingly enough, I was at Mardi Gras over twenty years ago and the Jazz Fest over fifteen … Continue reading

Things to Do In Guatemala City – Family Staycation

So what’s a staycation? To me it means either doing a small vacation like trip (either day trip or multi-day trip) that is super close to home. And that is exactly what we did! Our chosen location, one least thought … Continue reading

Divercity Guatemala City – Where Kids Get to be Adults

Kids are always saying they wish they can grow up and be adults. Well, somebody heard them and Divercity was born.  Up until very recently this different type of attraction was only in South America, but is now in Guatemala … Continue reading

IRTRA Petapa – Amusement Park Fun in Guatemala City

Who would ever think that amusement parks are the best places for a private guide to assist you? Especially when traveling as a single parent! Well that is exactly when I truly valued the private guide that INGUAT, Instituto Guatemalteco de … Continue reading

Visiting the Kids Museum – Museo de los Ninos in Guatemala City

With my husband working a lot lately, I wanted to do something different with my kids. I decided on a staycation, of sorts, to Guatemala City. We have been to Guate several times, however, I wanted to do the full-on … Continue reading

Climbing 740 Stairs to the Top of Piedra del Peñol, Colombia

As you drive to the entrance of the gargantuan rock face the first sign that greets you states boldly – The Best View in the World. Since I’ve been to many high vista points, some beyond spectacular, this to me … Continue reading

Things To Do in Medellin, Colombia – City Tour Part 2

Now that we know all about the metro system and culture of Medellin, Arthur and Eliana – my private guides from Medellin-Travel Tour Operator, took me to see the actual progress of the higher communities, the poor areas known as … Continue reading

Metro Medellin – The System That Changed the Face of The City Part 1

Having lived in several cities where people rely on metros, subways, Underground tube (whatever it’s called in each area) for work, going out and life – it came as a big surprise for me to learn that in Medellin there … Continue reading

Taking a Speciality Tour – Comuna 13 Medellin – A Must Do

What are Comunas? Comunas can be compared to the Favelas of Brazil. They are the ghettos, projects and forgotten areas of cities. Every city has them. But it is how the city manages to deal with them is what makes … Continue reading

Botero Plaza – Don’t Miss This Place – Medellin, Colombia

During my private Medellin City Tour, Botero Plaza was at the top of the list of places for us to visit. Botero has had a huge influence on the world, but the fact that he was born in Medellin, Colombia … Continue reading

What to See and What to do in Medellin – Medellin Private City Tour

Researching a place can you only give you so much dimensional input. After reading tons of facts about Medellin it was time to actually get my feet whet. Quick info on my Medellin trip: 1. This is the first time … Continue reading

Wondering What To Do in NYC with Kids – Visit the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

When I lived in NYC I never thought of it as a kid friendly city. The fact that I was single and childless helped reinforce that at every corner. However, when I first came back to visit with my two … Continue reading

Must Do In Hershey for the Whole Family – Chocolate World

Chocolate World – just those two words will get anyone excited. And when they are part of the Hershey adventure, it becomes that much more of a Must-Do experience when visiting Hershey. Before I take you an a photographic journey … Continue reading

Visiting Hershey Park, Pennsylvania – Find Out the Ins and Outs

The only true way for me to get my kids psyched and excited about going to Pennsylvania was the promise of spending an entire day at Hershey Amusement Park .  At this point the words ‘Amusement park or Theme park‘ are … Continue reading

Come On the Turkey Hill Experience – A Ride of a Lifetime

When doing research for upcoming trips I always start my process with posting in my favorite family travel groups I belong to on Facebook. It’s a great way to start the searches cause the majority of the moms in these … Continue reading

Amish Traditions, Amish Auctions and Life in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Traditions are interesting things. Most of us feel that we have them and live by them, but in reality they don’t rule or control our lives. The only real tradition my family and I follow is my incessant need to … Continue reading

Strasburg Rail Road and Family Lunch Break at Hershey Farm Restaurant, Lancaster County PA

Why do trains and railroads bring out adventure feelings in people? What is it about them? I’m yet to figure that out. However, I do see an underlining pattern when it comes to my searches for our upcoming trips. How … Continue reading

What Impressed My Family and Me Most About the Amish

Here’s a bit of weird info – I’ve had a desire to visit Lancaster County, or better known as home of the Amish people, for years. Yeah, I know, odd. Instead of dreams of tropical beaches, I want to check … Continue reading

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