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!

What are the Best Family Camping Tents?

One of the main reasons I’ve kept dismissing my oldest boy’s constant requests for camping boiled down to not having a good tent.  And also the fact that I was not the biggest camping fan. So if I was to go … Continue reading

5 Sights You Must See in Silicon Valley – USA Travel

Located in Santa Clara County, California and between San Francisco and the hills, Silicon Valley was once filled with plum, apricot and cherry trees and was known to local residents as ‘The Valley of the Hearts’ Delight’. Today, the digital … Continue reading

Camping in Vermont – Brewster River Campground, Smugglers’ Notch

Confession time! I am not a fan of camping. However, my oldest son has been bugging me to do real camping in the US for literally over one year. Most of the places we’ve been to in the past year … Continue reading

List of Top 5 Most Serene Destinations Around the World

For all those who are interested in travelling, adventurous destinations and cities are sure to hold a place of interest. Whether it is a hike across old forts or a simple exploration of the rocks near a famous lake, adventurous … Continue reading

Can Kids Enjoy Wilderness Tours and Canopy Adventures with ArborTrek?

While planning my family’s day trip to Smuggler’s Notch Resort in Vermont, I was lucky enough to get the best advice from Karen Boushie, Smuggs.com PR director. Thanks to her recommendation she directed us to check out ArborTrek Canopy Adventures. … Continue reading

Eat, Stay and Play at Stowe Mountain Lodge

Twenty some years ago, while in college, Vermont was my go to spot for skiing. In my other life I was an (almost) pro skier. Since then I’ve discovered the warmth of the tropics and can not even imagine myself on skis … Continue reading

5 Tips For The Perfect Honeymoon Holiday

The wedding is the most perfect day in anybody’s life. But the honeymoon is equally important as husband and wife set out on their journey together. This is arguably the most important vacation that any couple will ever take. It’s … Continue reading

Cabin Fever – Choosing the Right Cabin for Your Cruise Holiday

One of the biggest decisions that you will need to make when planning your cruise holiday is to choose the right cabin on the ship. Today’s modern cruise lines offer a huge range of different types of cabins, from the … Continue reading

5 Unique Attractions of Dubai

As a city filled with glamour, luxury, and excitement, Dubai has no shortage of unique sights to see and things to do. From impressive heights to extreme sports to extraordinary shopping, you might not know where to start in this … Continue reading

Here’s Why Smugglers Notch Resort is the #1 Family Friendly Resort in USA

Many places that my family and I visit claim to be top notch family resorts. But only a few truly can defend that title. Smugglers’ Notch Resort is considered the number one Family Resort in the USA and after visiting … Continue reading

Basin Harbor Club Resort – Much More Than Imagined on Lake Champlain, Vermont

Have you ever seen the movie ‘Dirty Dancing’? It’s based on a summer getaway resort for families. The hotel has acres and acres of gorgeous grounds, tons of activities for every age group, and delicious food in elegant restaurants. The kids, fully … Continue reading

Where to Eat in Roatan and Utila, Honduras – 4 Restaurant Recommendations

I get tons of questions from my readers about where to eat in each of the places I visit. So here is a compilation of four options that you will find when you visit the Bay Islands on Honduras. But … Continue reading

Honduras Road Trip – Copan to San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

Because Central America is such a relatively small place it is perfect for driving around to the different destinations. This is something that my family and I have been able to do and enjoyed. We have been to many places … Continue reading

4 Restaurants to Visit in Costa Rica – Arenal and San Jose

Back when I lived in Costa Rica I was able to do a lot of exploring. I also went back a couple of years ago to enjoy once more what it has to offer. During this time I was able … Continue reading

Where to Eat in Guatemala- 6 Restaurant Recommendations

I have lived in Guatemala for many years and have taken the time to explore it. Most of my readers know this so I get tons of emails every day asking for all sorts of tips and recommendations. One of … Continue reading

6 of the Best Restaurants – Leon and Granada, Nicaragua

Whenever I plan a trip to a new place I like to search for restaurants that can provide amazing and unique experiences that will make us remember our time in that country or city. Plus, I often get questions about … Continue reading

Top 5 Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

Destination weddings are hugely popular among couples, especially those with a little more money to spend. However, Planning for a destination wedding can prove to be quite a challenge. This is a wedding that needs careful planning so that everything … Continue reading

4 Reasons You Should Trade the Beach for a Family Holiday on a Cruise

For many families, the annual holiday involves two weeks sat by a pool in a hotel resort. In fact, a lot of people will even head back to the same destination time and time again. It’s a simple idea, but … Continue reading

4 El Salvador Restaurants on the Beach

The beaches of El Salvador are well known among surfers. Some say that they are the best surf spots of Central America. After hearing that I decided to take my family there to see what it was all about. Plus, … Continue reading

Hotel San Carlos – Elegance and Convenience – Guatemala City

Every time my family and I go the US Embassy in Guatemala City we pass this gorgeous European style house. After several trips, I finally had a chance to find out what the place was all about it and it turns … Continue reading