Category Archives: United States

Find out where to eat, stay and play with your family while traveling to United States.

Jackson Square – A Must-Visit-Spot in New Orleans

When visiting the French Quarters in New Orleans I’d say there is one place that should be the first on your list. Can you guess what it is? It’s not Bourbon Street. Why Jackson Square Is a Must If you … Continue reading

Family Friendly Restaurants in New Orleans

New Orleans is known for so many cool things it’s hard to keep up with it all. However, no one can dispute that food is certainly at the top of the list. If you’re traveling with older kids or adults … Continue reading

Things To Do in New Orleans with Kids – Tours and Activities

The minute we stepped off the plane at the Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans I knew something had changed. I have been to New Orleans two times before this trip with my kids on a solo parenting expedition. … Continue reading

Visit Tampa Bay – History and Facts That You Didn’t Know

Are you ready to be totally surprised? I was when I started planning my trip to Tampa Bay area. I had no idea the history, the importance and the up comeuppance of this really cool city. After visiting the Tampa … Continue reading

An Unlikely Spot for a Manatee Viewing Center – Tampa, Florida

Manatees are some of the coolest animals you can possibly see in the wild. It’s kind of like walking along a trail and bumping into Black bear, truly awe inspiring. My family and I are huge Manatee lovers and fans. … Continue reading

The Oldest and Most Iconic Restaurant in Florida – Columbia Restaurant Tampa

Historic restaurants are my absolute favorite spots to check out when visiting different cities. My family and have had the pleasure of eating at the oldest restaurant in the United States while visiting Boston. I’ve had a date with my hubby … Continue reading

Tampa Bay History Center – Get the Low-Down on Tampa, Florida

Here’s the real low-down. I have been to a couple of history centers in various cities in the past, and the best recommendation I had about them was that they were great cures for insomnia. So, to say the least, I was … Continue reading

Oxford Exchange Tampa – Dine with the Movers and Shakers of Tampa, Florida

Every city has a restaurant that is known to be the ‘Mover’s and Shaker’s’ go-to spot. Kind of like when you hear people in Hollywood say, “Let’s do lunch”, if they were in Tampa they would be heading to the … Continue reading

The Florida Aquarium – Afternoon for Kids

One of the fun things about Tampa is that everything is so close to one another you can easily fit several fun activities for kids in one day without overtiring them or driving them around too much. A good, easy … Continue reading

Eat Like the Native Indians of Tampa at Ulele Restaurant

From my brief visit to Tampa, Florida I can sum it up like this: Tampa is on the up and up! Everywhere you look there is construction going on, remodeling, re-inventing, and reinvigorating a city that at one point was one … Continue reading

Learning Adventure – Visit the Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa, Florida

When traveling with kids, I find that the children’s museums, where ever available, is a great starting point to teach kids about the local culture and history. Visiting the Glazer Children’s Museum was an immediate intro to what Tampa, Florida was about, from an … Continue reading

Staying in Downtown Tampa – Location is Key

Location, location, location. Staying in Downtown Tampa is truly the way to start your Tampa trip. Tampa in itself is a walkable a city with plenty of things to do and see. However, when you stay along the river, and … Continue reading

Pampering Yourself at the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa

My stay at the Epicurean Hotel was much more than just a regular visit. In a truly long time, I dove into self-care. And what better place than at the in-house spa at the Epicurean – Evangeline Spa. The motto … Continue reading

Restaurants in Tampa – The Élevage Restaurant Experience

Two things you need to know: 1. If you’re staying at the Epicurean Hotel you have to eat at least once at their in-house signature restaurant – Élevage Restaurant 2. If you’re staying in Tampa or living here, you must make a … Continue reading

Why the Epicurean Hotel Is In a Class of It’s Own

One of the things I enjoy most before a trip is doing all the research about the best hotels to stay at in any location. My first go to search always heads to boutique hotels.  And the mother of uniqueness and … Continue reading

Choosing Hotels in Athens – Which is the Most Unique?

Athens, Georgia has been on my radar since my university years. For two reasons: REM was one of my favorite bands and I knew that Michael Stipe, at one point, invested a lot of money into making this little town … Continue reading

Places to Eat in Atlanta for Date Night – Cook Hall Atlanta

Atlanta has become a culinary city of delight for my husband and I. And a city of firsts. Interestingly enough, after visiting places such as Boston or New York City, which are supposed to be known for their gastronomy, I can honestly say, they … Continue reading

A Quick Tour of Atlanta Zoo

When is the best time to visit a zoo? When there is a serious cold front and one hour before closing time. You literally have the full zoo to yourself. Why a Quick Tour of Atlanta Zoo We had no … Continue reading

Start Here – PeachTree Trolley Tours – Learn All About Attractions in Atlanta

What is the first thing you must do when in a new place? Aside from the obvious of getting settled into your hotel room. Get on a Trolley Tour and get a taste of what the location has to offer, learn some history, … Continue reading

Ready for a Dining Adventure? Ocean Prime Atlanta Will Give it to You

When I started making plans for my husband’s and mine getaway to Georgia I got a lot of, “Why Georgia?” or, “What is there to do in Atlanta? Why are you spending most of your trip there?” And the best one … Continue reading

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