Category Archives: Review

First hand, honest reviews for hotels, restaurants, products, tours and attractions.

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

Visiting Universal Studios in Florida with Young Kids

Here’s the deal. I’m not a fan of amusement park rides. I love visiting amusement and theme parks, but I detest going on the rides. I get thrill enough of seeing my kids and husband having fun while I watch … 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

Grandma and Me Time – Nan and Byron’s Restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina

I have a confession to make. It has been YEARS since my grandma and I have spent any quality time together. Me and her. Honestly, while enjoying lunch together, we tried to remember the last time it happened and the … Continue reading

Restaurants in Charlotte – Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop

Living in Guatemala the last thing my kids know about is American Soda Shops. When I heard about Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop, I made it a top priority stop for my kids and I. Restaurants in Charlotte – Pike’s … Continue reading

Kids Discovery Place Charlotte, North Carolina

When traveling with kids and you have a limited time to explore a lot of a new place, the safe place that we always head to is either a kids museum, science museum or a center to stimulate and keep … Continue reading

Teleferico de Madrid – Madrid’s Cableway – Is it Worth the Time and Money?

Madrid, as with most of Spain’s cities, has a Teleferico, Cableway (in English). It takes you over the city to its highest peak. Is the Teleferico de Madrid Worth the Money? Before arriving to Madrid I was recommended a number of … 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

Salvador Dali Museum – St. Petersburg, Florida

Salvador Dali is without a doubt one of the most talented, unique artists that ever lived. Seeing his original work displayed in front of me to experience it is something that I have dreamt of for years. Finally, out of all … 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

Charleston Tours – Take a Walk Through History

Whenever my family and I travel we love to take tours of the places, predominantly cities, that we visit to get a good understanding of where we are and also what there is to do overall. Normally, with kids we … 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

No Visit is Complete Without a Trip to Camp Nou Barcelona

Traveling Spain with two football fans makes it difficult to escape the Barca magic. Since we were in Barcelona when no games were played, we did the next best thing – tour of Camp Nou Barcelona. History of Camp Nou Barcelona … Continue reading

Parc Güell – Unfinished Creation of Antoni Gaudí

If you don’t know what to do in Barcelona, you can easily stick to the Antoni Gaudí route and chances are you will not only visit all of his masterpieces that have become more than iconic, but even the face of … Continue reading

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