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!

Planning Your Rugged Outdoor Travel

People who prefer to go on a rugged outdoor adventure should plan a trip that has no hotels, no concierge and no amenities. Before booking anything, they should some research. You can find some great tips on sites like

7 Non Amusement Park Choices for Kid Friendly Fun in Los Angeles

If you’re planning a trip with your children to Los Angeles, you’ve no doubt scoped out Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Legoland, and Universal Studios, but there are a lot more family friendly activities than that. While … Continue reading

Pampering Yourself at the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa

My stay at the Epicurean Hotel was much more than just a regular visit. In a truly long time, I dove into self-care. And what better place than at the in-house spa at the Epicurean – Evangeline Spa. The motto … Continue reading

Destinations You Will Definitely Enjoy When Visiting Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is a wonderful travel destination that so many enjoy every single month of the year. This is a city that has so much to offer: desert drives, water parks, golden beaches and so much more. When thinking about … Continue reading

Restaurants in Tampa – The Élevage Restaurant Experience

Two things you need to know: 1. If you’re staying at the Epicurean Hotel you have to eat at least once at their in-house signature restaurant – Élevage Restaurant 2. If you’re staying in Tampa or living here, you must make a … Continue reading

Why the Epicurean Hotel Is In a Class of It’s Own

One of the things I enjoy most before a trip is doing all the research about the best hotels to stay at in any location. My first go to search always heads to boutique hotels.  And the mother of uniqueness and … Continue reading

Unique Luxurious Accommodation Options You May Have Never Heard Of

When it comes to taking a vacation, you may opt to splurge for the best accommodation possible. After all, it is a vacation, so you may as well live like a king (or queen) to help rejuvenate you. The idea … Continue reading

A Local’s Fav – The National Restaurant in Athens, Georgia

Rarely do we visit a restaurant that is considered to be a true locals place. While dining at The National Restaurant in Athens Georgia I had the pleasure to meet Erin, the marketing wiz for the restaurant, and we got … Continue reading

Things To Remember When Planning A Safari Trip

Planning a safari trip is not at all something that is easy. There are various things that need to be considered and it is really important that you plain everything exactly as you should. This brings in the various things … Continue reading

5 Must See Spots for Your Next Dubai Business Trip

Dubai is a beautiful city located in the United Arab Emirates. It is the most populated city in the area and second in size only to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the Untied Arab Emirates. If you are preparing for … Continue reading

Choosing Hotels in Athens – Which is the Most Unique?

Athens, Georgia has been on my radar since my university years. For two reasons: REM was one of my favorite bands and I knew that Michael Stipe, at one point, invested a lot of money into making this little town … Continue reading

Places to Eat in Atlanta for Date Night – Cook Hall Atlanta

Atlanta has become a culinary city of delight for my husband and I. And a city of firsts. Interestingly enough, after visiting places such as Boston or New York City, which are supposed to be known for their gastronomy, I can honestly say, they … Continue reading

A Quick Tour of Atlanta Zoo

When is the best time to visit a zoo? When there is a serious cold front and one hour before closing time. You literally have the full zoo to yourself. Why a Quick Tour of Atlanta Zoo We had no … Continue reading

Start Here – PeachTree Trolley Tours – Learn All About Attractions in Atlanta

What is the first thing you must do when in a new place? Aside from the obvious of getting settled into your hotel room. Get on a Trolley Tour and get a taste of what the location has to offer, learn some history, … Continue reading

3 Historically Significant Landmarks in Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s canals make it a beautiful place for long walks. The city also has reliable public transportation. In fact, unless you plan to venture outside of the city, you don’t even need to rent a car. A car could potentially … Continue reading

Ready for a Dining Adventure? Ocean Prime Atlanta Will Give it to You

When I started making plans for my husband’s and mine getaway to Georgia I got a lot of, “Why Georgia?” or, “What is there to do in Atlanta? Why are you spending most of your trip there?” And the best one … Continue reading

Historic Tour of Coke – Coca Cola World, Atlanta

Do you know what the second most popular word spoken all over the world is? Coke! (The first one is Okay.) Now that tells you that Coca Cola is doing something right. And, even though I’m not a big lover … Continue reading

Must Visit – Atlanta Georgia Aquarium – Unexpected Adventure

How do I describe Atlanta Georgia Aquarium? I can sum it to you like this: Where else can you see Whale Sharks and Manta Rays in a tank that is so large it’s been said to be the largest tank … Continue reading

Getting the Inside Scope at CNN Studio Tour in Atlanta

What is one tour that is least kid friendly in Atlanta that parents can enjoy during a romantic getaway? CNN Studio Tour. At least for my family. Since we don’t have cable and never have the news on in our house … Continue reading

Family Holiday in Cancun, Mexico

Choosing family-friendly destinations can be difficult. There’s not much point in heading for Las Vegas with kids in tow for example, but Disneyland might not appeal to the adults. What you need is something for the whole family. Kids, Mum … Continue reading