Category Archives: Hotel Review

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

Resorts in Orlando Florida – Staying in a Luxury Suite Without Breaking the Bank

Resorts in Orlando Florida are everywhere. Finding the right one is a challenge onto itself. Most offer luxury rooms, villas, suites at luxury prices. Meaning, they are way out of our budget. When I found Blue Heron Beach Resort, I … Continue reading

Hotels Near Legoland Florida – Fewer Than You Think

Legoland has been our family’s wish list for well over a year.  At first I considered staying in Orlando, so we can add a few more attractions to the time there, but one hour drive in each direction was just … Continue reading

Vacation Rentals in Florida – How About a Golf Resort

If the one thing you can learn from reading my lodging recommendations is: (whenever possible) stay in an a vacation rental. Sure hotels are fun. They have their purpose: If you go for the resort experience If there aren’t any … Continue reading

The Fun in Searching for Crystal River Florida Hotels

Crystal River, Florida is one of the most unique areas of Florida. It is considered to be part of Florida’s Nature Coast and the majority of attractions here are all nature oriented. Our main reasons for visiting is to swim … Continue reading

St. Augustine Beach Rentals – A Nifty Idea for Families

Confession time – Staying on the beach for our St. Augustine, Florida trip was not my idea. Interestingly enough, when I contacted The Bayfront Marin House the owner, Sandy, recommended her new beach cottages, Beachcomber, on Vilano Beach Florida as … Continue reading

Looking for Places to Stay in St. Augustine, Florida – Bayfront Marin House Is A Great Choice

I have an unrequited love affair with Bed &Breakfast’s. The reason they are so quaint and adorable is because they mainly cater to adults, couples (honeymooners or romantic getaway-ers). In other words, not kid friendly. Most of the B&B’s that … Continue reading

Who Wants Beach Front and Ocean Views? Here’s a Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida To Check Out

Picking the right hotel when visiting any new place is always a challenge. First step is budget. Once you get that figured out the fun starts, or maybe not so fun. In each budget category there are so many hotels … Continue reading

Guatemala for Kids – Family Friendly Resorts are a Fun Option

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is considered to be a one of the top ten most beautiful places in the world to visit. Once you’ve been there, you would totally agree. However, when traveling with kids views and scenery only go … Continue reading

The Secret of Staying in a Luxury Villa on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala has been written about for years and years. Even in the 1940’s this place was a hot spot for the ‘adventurous’ rich and famous (like the Swedish Countess) and many other aristocrats and merchants. Why, you might … Continue reading

A Romantic Getaway for Parents (Sans Kids) in Antigua

What would be the perfect birthday gift to the Papa of my children? How about an escape from Papa duties to enjoy a romantic getaway with the Mama of his children. Without extended family nearby, we aren’t able to go … Continue reading

Short Travel Guide to Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica is one of the most popular things to do in Central America. It is because of all the beautiful and varied landscapes, and the fact that over 25% of its surface is protected in national parks … Continue reading

Beach Resort for the Family – Miami Beach, Florida

We’ve started a new tradition. For the past four years in a row we’ve gone on a family vacation in Florida to visit my parents. This year, we decided to spread our wings and make it more than just a family … Continue reading

About Lodging in Antigua, Guatemala

I’m sure that if you are planning a trip to Guatemala you have definitely considered to travel to Antigua Guatemala. This beautiful, tiny colonial city is a place full of surprises. This is especially true when it comes to hotels. … Continue reading

4 Places to Go to and Where to Stay in Belize

Belize might look like a tiny country, but don’t let its size fool you. It has tons of great places to visit, fun things to do and amazing hotels, so you might be wondering what to visit? and where to … Continue reading

Lodging in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a Central American country known among travelers as paradise for nature and adventure lovers. It is a place with an amazing variety of wildlife, eco-systems and most are protected in National Parks or private reserves. With all … Continue reading

Korrigan Lodge in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Korrigan Lodge is a jungle lodge in the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. It offers family friendly private bungalows with a simple yet beautiful decoration and nested in the middle of nature. Family Friendly Jungle Lodge Private Bungalow al Korrigan … Continue reading

Hotels of Arenal, Costa Rica – Mountain Paradise Hotel Review

Arenal and La Fortuna area of Costa Rica has got to be one of the most beautiful areas in the country. The rain forest, gorgeous hotels, tranquility, exciting nature tours are great. But they will blow your mind when Arenal … Continue reading

Arenal Observatory Lodge – Leaves You Speechless

Years and years ago, before Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna town were the hot spot that they are today, this area was more for farming and geologist’s place for studying and researching the mighty volcano. One family combined the two … Continue reading

Banana Azul – Adorable and a Must Costa Rica Beach Hotel

Puerto Viejo is probably one of the cutest places to visit on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It’s vegetation, tropical jungle, laid-back culture, gorgeous beaches, great surf and peacefulness is making this area a popular hot spot. Amongst the … Continue reading

Hotels of Monteverde, Costa Rica Part II – Valle Campanas

Character and style are what makes your stay memorable and special. Especially when you’re traveling with kids, the majority of your time is spent at the hotel, either getting ready to go out, or cleaning up, or relaxing or simply … Continue reading

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