Category: Review

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

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

Positano Coast Restaurant – Escape to Italy’s Mediterranean in Philly

Have you ever been to a restaurant that literally transports you to another place entirely? With all our dining out fun, we have never actually had that kind of an experience until our visit to Positano Coast restaurant in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

Weekend Bags for Women – Eco Friendly and Unique – How to Find One

You know what has been on my bucket list for at least ten years? A stylish weekend bag. I know, it seems silly to have something like this on a want list for over a decade. But any mama with small … 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

New York to Philadelphia – Find the Most Economical Tickets

Traveling to the US has so many wonderful perks for us. The main one is that my kids get to visit with their grandparents and beloved uncle. Since my parents are dying to spend as much time with the kids as … Continue reading

Bike Touring – The Best Way to Explore Burlington, Vermont

Who would have thought that my 11 year old boy could pull off 26 miles of biking in one day. Especially since biking isn’t something we do on a regular basis back home. As a matter of fact, last time … Continue reading

Locally Fresh Vermont Food – Bluebird Restaurant in Burlington

Did you know that BBQ is considered a Vermont speciality? I know it’s more of a Texas thing, however, Barbecuing has become uber-popular in Vermont and for good reason. Mixing ingredients of the barbecue with Vermont maple syrup and other local goodness … Continue reading

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