Category: Review

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

Bureo Sunglasses – Making a Difference in the World

For years I’ve gone back and forth to buy a quality pair of sunglasses for myself. But with young kids all good things get trashed around as much as crappy ones, so I’ve learned to compromise some things. Finally, my … Continue reading

Top Choice for Filtered Water Bottle – LifeStraw Go

  Living in Central America you simply can’t walk over to any random faucet or water fountain and fill up your bottle and continue on your nature walk, hike, climb or any activity that is no where near a little … Continue reading

Helly Hansen Jacket – Fun and Sexy Travel Wear

I originally got the W Astra Jacket for our travels as a reliable, practical jacket for different climates. But it’s now my go to jacket for all occasions. Living in Guatemal,a the majority of my ‘important’ clothes for traveling have to be … Continue reading

Buggaloop Hexbug Board Game for the Whole Family

  Ages ago I got my kids the cutest game. It was an electric bug that climbs tunnels and does other fun things. It was more of a show rather than an involved game. When I heard about BuggaLoop, whose main … 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

Antoni Gaudí – Casa Batllo in Barcelona

If there is one structure to visit in Barcelona outside of La Familia Sagrada and that is Casa Batllo. Antoni Gaudí’s most definitive artist work by far any. Interesting Facts about Casa Batllo The building where Casa Batlló stands built between … Continue reading

La Sagrada Familia Barcelona – Iconic and A Must-Visit for Everyone

La Sagrada Familia is almost synonymous with Barcelona. Whenever you hear either said you immediately think of one or the other. It’s like the Statue of Liberty or Empire State Building and New York City. With so much hype around this … Continue reading

Barcelona Gothic Quarter Walking Tour – Family Friendly

Before arriving to any new destination, researching the place is not only common, but a smart thing to do. Unless you totally want to wing it, which is fun, but when you have kids, winging anything is more of a … Continue reading

Simon Coll – Chocolate Tour in Barcelona

Living with a family of chocolate lovers, the idea of visiting one of the most popular chocolatiers in Spain, Simon Coll, was a must do. Visiting and Touring Simon Coll Simon Coll is located about 45 minutes outside of Barcelona. What’s … Continue reading

Vilarnau – Family Friendly Cava Winery Tour in Barcelona

Visiting Napa Valley over twenty years ago hooked me onto wine tours. Since then, whenever possible, I make sure to visit a local winery. So how could I miss out on a tour while in Spain? Interestingly enough though, when … Continue reading

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