Category: Destinations

International Travel

Where to Stay in Granada, Spain – Using Roomarama for Our Vacation Rental

Imagine hanging out on your private balcony overlooking the Sierra Nevada mountain range on one side and an ancient Arab city and fortress on the other as the sun sets. This is what we had in our two bedroom apartment in … Continue reading

Where to Stay in Madrid – Only-Apartments

Nothing beats being greeted in a strange city by a friendly face. That was my first thought when we arrived to our new apartment building after traveling for over 15 hours from Guatemala to Madrid, Spain. It has been over … Continue reading

Traditional Spanish Food – La Barraca Restaurant

Eating out while traveling is a treat. Since we stay in vacation rentals the majority of our meals are at home. Its much easier with kids since they can truly be picky about what they eat. So when we do … Continue reading

Royal Palace Madrid – Palacio Real de Madrid

Spain is one of the few European countries that still has an active monarchy. Visiting the Royal Palace (Palacio Real) was a huge bucket list item for me. And now I can say I did it and it was great. … Continue reading

Fun Things To Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia may be one of the smaller cities in the United States, but it has more history and things to do than most larger cities I’ve traveled. Fun Things To Do in Philadelphia  Places to Visit in Philadelphia When it … Continue reading

Historic Philadelphia – Fun Facts to Know

Philadelphia is one of the most historically rich cities to visit in the US. That’s what truly makes this place a worthy stopover or a full-on destination. Where else can you walk the streets, that are perfectly preserved, as they … Continue reading

Philadelphia Bike Share – The Best Way to Get Around

If asked, I can think of a hundred benefits of have a romantic getaway. Aside from having adult conversations, enjoying a meal and drinks, watching movies without being interrupted a hundred times, making sure to hit a pool during some part … Continue reading

Reading Terminal Market Philadelphia – Photo, Video and History Tour

Markets must be the most fun whenever visiting a new city or town. This is where you can literally say the place is bursting with local flavors, people and fun. The second we arrived to our hotel in the Historic … Continue reading

Philadelphia Food – Philly Cheesesteak – Part 2

Living on the Northeast of US we hear a lot about Philly Cheesesteaks. Since I’m not a big meat person, I never went out of my way to order one. But how can I possibly miss out on a chance … Continue reading

Philadelphia Food – Hoagies – Part 1

Philadelphia, like most large cities, has it’s own particular inventions in food that are now not only national phenomenas but also, internationally known and attempted. So when in Philly… Philadelphia Food – Hoagies OK, I’ll be totally honest, I have … Continue reading

Eat, Stay and Play in Vermont – Places to Visit in Vermont – Travel Guide

Vermont is a huge State. Even bigger than it looks on the map because of all the different things it offers to do along the way. When I sat down to plan our family road trip for the week, my … Continue reading

48 Hours in Stowe – Things To Do in Stowe, Vermont – Summertime

Stowe, Vermont is not only a winter’s paradise. Not anymore, at least. Today the area is incredible for summer and a must visit during autumn when Vermont’s famous fall foliage is in full swing. Stowe town is an adorable place that is … Continue reading

48 Hours in Burlington – Things To Do in Burlington, Vermont

Every time I visited Vermont, when I was younger, for some reason, we always bypassed Burlington. No idea what the reasoning behind it was. But regardless, I finally made it, and with my family. So it was an extra bonus … Continue reading

Things To Do in Stowe Vermont – Hiking Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont Part II

Stowe, Vermont is an adorable little town at the foot of two mountains: Spruce Peak and Mount Mansfield (the highest peak in Vermont). Even though you can enjoy the town the main reason to visit this part of Vermont is … Continue reading

Things To Do in Stowe Vermont – Mount Mansfield Toll Road – Part I

Don’t you love it when you find something out completely by accident? While my family and I hiked around Spruce Peak during our stay at Stowe Mountain Lodge our guide mentioned, several times, that they have a fleet of Mercedes Benz. Mercedes … Continue reading

Vermont Travel – Fun Facts Before You Go

Vermont, nestled in the North East of USA, is a nature’s playground with open minded locals and tons of history. Before going to any place, I love to immerse myself in the history and traditions of each town, city, park … Continue reading

Have a Go of the Fun Alcoholic Drinks at Ocean Prime Restaurants

What’s more creative than a chef in the finest kitchen? A mixologist. Tasting different cocktail mixtures and concoctions is one of my absolute favorite things to do when visiting different restaurants. And whenever we travel internationally, or even locally, we … Continue reading

City Tavern Philadelphia Restaurant – Eat What the US Revolutionaries Ate

What is the first thought that comes to mind when hearing Philadelphia? For me it was two thoughts – Constitution and the American Revolution. I guess they kind of go together hand in hand. When I started to research the most … Continue reading

Ocean Prime Philadelphia Restaurant – Our Favorite Fine Dining (Chain) Restaurant

One thing with traveling is that you can experience different restaurants with unique menus and flavors all the time. In other words, when it comes to fine dining I have never returned to the same restaurant (if in multiple locations) … Continue reading

Positano Coast Restaurant – Escape to Italy’s Mediterranean in Philly

Have you ever been to a restaurant that literally transports you to another place entirely? With all our dining out fun, we have never actually had that kind of an experience until our visit to Positano Coast restaurant in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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