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

La Rosaleda Malaga Football Club Stadium Tour

For our family trip to Spain everyone had certain criteria of what they HAD to experience. Even if the rest of the family wasn’t 100% keen on the activity we joined in, because we knew it would be reciprocated for others. In … Continue reading

Bike City Tour of Malaga, Costa Del Sol

After years of traveling, I’ve reached a conclusion. Whenever you are in a new city get your bearings by taking a tour. This can be done in a variety of ways: walking tour, bus tour, or bike tour. We LOVE … Continue reading

The Restaurante Vino Mio Experience

Went looking for some Flamenco instead found so much more. When searching for unique and fun restaurants during our trip to Malaga, Spain, I instantly gravitated to restaurants with Flamenco.  Spain is the birthplace of this passionate art and Malaga … Continue reading

Malaga Apartments in Spain – Vacation Rental With Solaga

When traveling, finding where to stay in a new city is always a most perplexing part of the planning. When you know the place it’s easy to figure out which location is ideal. However, when you have no idea where to even … Continue reading

Granada Alhambra Palace – To Tour or Not To Tour?

Did you know that the Alhambra Palace in Granada is the number one attraction in all of Spain? Over 8,000 people per day visit this amazing city (within the city of Granada). Basically anyone in the area will visit here. However, … Continue reading

Granada Tapas Tour – Bet You Didn’t Know This About Tapas

Do you know what Tapa means in Spanish? The literal meaning is a top, a cover. Tapas originated from centuries ago when travelers via horseback or carriage used to go to bars and order alcoholic drinks. Because of the rampant flies … Continue reading

Flamenco en Madrid – Cardamomo Tablao Flamenco

When I think of Flamenco, the first images that come to mind is small, darkish stage with either the woman and her castanets or a man and a woman embraced in a passionate, strong dance. Amazingly enough, Cardamomo is exactly what … Continue reading

Real Madrid Stadium Tour – Tour Bernabeu

My oldest son dream is to go to a Real Madrid game. Being in Madrid, we thought that could happen. Unfortunately, none of the games took place while we were there. The next best thing, of course, the Real Madrid … Continue reading

Flamenco Show Madrid – The Tablao Flamenco Villa Rosa Experience

Everyone in my family had something they needed to see or do while we were in Spain. My husband had two requests – Paella and climbing. My oldest boy to visit Real Madrid Bernabeu tour and climbing, my youngest same as … Continue reading

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

Stephen Joseph Backpacks for Boys – The Carry-on Solution

Traveling with a five year old has plenty of challenging moments. They usually start at the airport when, even though they say they are old enough to bring their own carry on, they always put the responsibility on either me or … 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

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

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

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