Category Archives: Hotel Review

First hand hotel reviews from a family who has been there and tried them.

Founders Inn and Spa – Hotel Near Virginia Beach

You know what is great about traveling to beach destinations, when it’s off season? You get to enjoy gorgeous resorts without the nuttiness of the crowds. And that’s exactly what my husband and I did when we stayed at Founders … Continue reading

A Walk Through of our Couples Getaway Presidential Suite at Sheraton Atlantic City

My husband and I only get one or two times a year a chance to have a romantic couples getaway. This is usually when we visit my family in the US. Grandma and Grandpa get to totally dote on their … Continue reading

Stowe Ski Resort -Vermont Skiing and Snowboarding at its Finest!

Fun Fact about me, the Travel Experta – over 25 years ago I was semi-pro downhill skier. Not so fun fact about me – it’s been almost that long since I’ve been on skis. When we arrived to Stowe  Mountain Lodge I … Continue reading

Stowe Mountain Resort – Multi-Generational Fun

Visiting the same place several times for me is a huge rarity since there are sooooo many places in the world to visit. So when I return to a place, especially more than two times, in my Travel Experta opinion … Continue reading

Smugglers Notch Resort a Land of Limitless Winter Activities Part II

When you think of winter activities the first thing that usually comes to mind is obviously snowboarding or skiing. And for good reason, since these are usually the magnet for most resorts. Smuggler’s Notch Resort is no different. Being a … Continue reading

Why Staying at Smugglers Notch Resort for JUST Three Days is a Bad Idea – Part I

One thing about raising tropical kids in Central America is that they YEARN for snow. I grew up in snow. So for me it’s not a novelty. And quite frankly, it’s been over 20 years that I’ve experienced it, and memory … Continue reading

Vermont Cabin Rentals near Stowe and Smugglers Notch Resorts

Close your eyes. Now, imagine a winter’s wonderland. I can almost bet that the picture I have below is something that comes to mind either as your first or second image (after big Pine trees covered in snow). Vermont is … Continue reading

Siurana, Spain – The Hollywood of Climbing

Arriving to Siurana, Spain’s climbing haven, was the same as arriving to Mecca for my husband. He wasn’t the only one drawn to this place. Within three minutes of our arrival and check in into our Siurana Camping Mobile Home, the owners told us … Continue reading

What To Do While Staying at The Breakers in Palm Beach

When staying at The Breakers in Palm Beach it is easy to be occupied from morning through night without even realizing it. Family Activities at The Breakers in Palm Beach Our first day was fully occupied when we visited the … Continue reading

The Perfect Vacation in Dan Tel Aviv Hotel

The Dan Tel Aviv hotel opened in the year 1953 but it is one of the premier destinations for those that are looking for complete luxury. We are talking about a truly perfect vacation spot for those that want to … Continue reading

Family Convenience at the Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando Florida

We are back in Orlando! This time to Universal. I waited for us to head to Universal until my youngest was five years old, since, unlike Disney, this park seems to be more for kids five and up. At least most … Continue reading

Great Surprise in St. Pete Florida – Inn on the Beach

Every year my family visits my parents in West Palm Beach, Florida for the holidays. During our four weeks of visiting we usually do one or two family road trips around Florida, or the near by States, and my husband and … Continue reading

Hotels in Charleston, South Carolina – Hilton Garden Inn Experience

Each year my husband and I have a few days for a romantic getaway while our kiddies are with my parents getting their grandparents quality time in. This year the featured destination – Charleston, South Carolina. Interestingly enough, I’ve been … Continue reading

Finding the Best Vacation Rental with SH Barcelona, Spain

What is the cure for peaceful, relaxed travel? Short term vacation rental. Those four words can literally save your trip. Barcelona, Spain is a city that needs to be explored for more than four days. If possible a week. Did … Continue reading

Valencia Flats – Great Option for Vacation Rentals in Valencia, Spain

When staying in Spain we decided to stay in private apartments or aparthotels (where available), the convenience of it with kids is crucial for a happy trip. I always looked for the aparthotel option, but was only able to find a … Continue reading

Top Beach Hotel- La Caleta Bay in Playa La Herradura, Spain

Do you remember when hotels showered their guests with all sorts of welcoming goodies, such as tons of different toiletries ranging from shampoos to toothbrushes to huge breakfasts? I have forgotten those good ‘ole days. Today you are lucky to get a … Continue reading

Visiting Philly – Stay at the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel

Before starting to plan out our quick romantic getaway to Philadelphia I knew two things: 1. I wanted to stay in the Historic District, also known as the Old City of Philly 2. To be within walking distance to everything … Continue reading

Location is Key – Staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Burlington, Vermont

Burlington, Vermont must be one of the cutest, most quaint New England cities we’ve visited so far. And one of the best ways to experience it is to be central so that you are walking distance from all the fun stuff … 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

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

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