Author Archives: Marina Kuperman Villatoro

About Marina Kuperman Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 10+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

Sign and Drive: Top Car Rental Tricks and Tips for Smart Travelers

Regardless of whether you’re traveling by train, plane, or automobile, it’s smart to save money. However, if you don’t know the tricks vendors use to get you to open your wallet, the scale of good fortune will not tip in … Continue reading

Five Essential Parts Of Planning A Vacation Everyone Forgets

Going on vacation or travelling to a new part of the world is great fun, isn’t it? But planning it, well that’s another story. If you forget a few small details, your holiday plans can fast turn into a disaster. … Continue reading

Bureo Sunglasses – Making a Difference in the World

For years I’ve gone back and forth to buy a quality pair of sunglasses for myself. But with young kids all good things get trashed around as much as crappy ones, so I’ve learned to compromise some things. Finally, my … Continue reading

6 Things to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Camera Bag

It is easy to get overwhelmed with the many camera bags to choose from in the market. However, there is no single best camera bag among all. Different bags cater to different needs, so you have to consider your own … Continue reading

Top Choice for Filtered Water Bottle – LifeStraw Go

  Living in Central America you simply can’t walk over to any random faucet or water fountain and fill up your bottle and continue on your nature walk, hike, climb or any activity that is no where near a little … Continue reading

Helly Hansen Jacket – Fun and Sexy Travel Wear

I originally got the W Astra Jacket for our travels as a reliable, practical jacket for different climates. But it’s now my go to jacket for all occasions. Living in Guatemal,a the majority of my ‘important’ clothes for traveling have to be … Continue reading

5 Things To Do in St. Barthélemy

If you are looking for a low-key, relaxing vacation without high season hotel prices and crowds of tourists, visiting the island of St. Barthélemy in the early summer months is an ideal luxury choice. Often considered as an island exclusive … Continue reading

Car Rental in Amsterdam: How to Avoid Traffic Jams

Traffic jams stress you a lot; it wastes your time that you could have spent in a more productive way – or you could have shared with your family. Worse, if you are on a trip in this part of … Continue reading

Most Popular Africa Safari Destinations to Consider

The truth is that you have to try an African safari at least once in your life. The experience is simply awesome and there are so many great memories that you will make. You will surely discover some great places, … Continue reading

Travel Israel through An Israel Private Tour Guide

If you really want to experience what type of culture and what Israel has to offer a traveler like you, all you need to do is to wear comfortable shoes and walk the streets with the help of an Israel … Continue reading

Delays, Cancellations and Layovers: Ways Frequent Travel Takes a Toll on Your Health

It’s stressful, isn’t it? You bought your ticket weeks, or months, ago, and you’ve been ready for a few days. You show up at the airport, and then it hits you: what if you’re late for your flight? Everyone stresses … Continue reading

Buggaloop Hexbug Board Game for the Whole Family

  Ages ago I got my kids the cutest game. It was an electric bug that climbs tunnels and does other fun things. It was more of a show rather than an involved game. When I heard about BuggaLoop, whose main … Continue reading

A Guide To Staying Fit And Healthy As You Travel

Whether you’re travelling for a long time or for just a week, you may be concerned with staying fit and healthy. There’s nothing wrong with that at all! Some people might wonder why you’d worry about it when you’re supposed … Continue reading

Fun Facts and History of Charlotte, North Carolina

Whenever traveling to new cities or towns I love to dive into the history of the place. Normally my family and I take tours to give us the full info about the place. Since our time was limited this time … Continue reading

Grandma and Me Time – Nan and Byron’s Restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina

I have a confession to make. It has been YEARS since my grandma and I have spent any quality time together. Me and her. Honestly, while enjoying lunch together, we tried to remember the last time it happened and the … Continue reading

Family Summer Vacation at The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Florida

A couple of years ago I visited The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach with my family and loved it. We all had a great time with the tons of kid friendly things to do that it offers. Here is some … Continue reading

Melbourne Beaches You May Want To Visit

Melbourne is a wonderful destination if you want to relax on a calm bay beach during summer months. You have access to various different swimming spots and time can be spent chilling in a shore side diner close to St … Continue reading

Guidelines to Remember on Your Trip to Sydney

Sydney, Australia is a gorgeous city with beautiful and breathtaking beaches perfect for surfing, swimming or hanging out in the sand and in the crystal clear water. In addition, this city is also popular for various landmarks and modern infrastructures … Continue reading

Restaurants in Charlotte – Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop

Living in Guatemala the last thing my kids know about is American Soda Shops. When I heard about Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop, I made it a top priority stop for my kids and I. Restaurants in Charlotte – Pike’s … Continue reading

Kids Discovery Place Charlotte, North Carolina

When traveling with kids and you have a limited time to explore a lot of a new place, the safe place that we always head to is either a kids museum, science museum or a center to stimulate and keep … Continue reading