Author Archives: Marina Kuperman Villatoro

About Marina Kuperman Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 10+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

Small Dog Carriers – Sherpa Ultimate on Wheels Review

Traveling with your pet is an interesting experience. Kind of like traveling with kids, it looks great on paper, until you set out for the adventure. And, usually, it’s a grand adventure with all the hiccups and speed bumps along … Continue reading

What Do People Really Drink in Moscow?

Vodka is to Russia as Bourbon is to Kentucky. It’s one of those signature images we’ve come to associate with the country, its people, and its culture. Indeed, Russia is one of the top 5 consumers of alcohol worldwide and … 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

Product Review – How I Saved Money on Car Rental with Carinsurent.com?

You are about to travel abroad, the passports are ready, tickets booked, you packed enough clothes, but didn’t you forget something? If during the trip you also plan to rent a car abroad, probably like many others you made the … Continue reading

Kid Friendly Vacations – 4 of the Best Activities

Going on a vacation with kids can feel overwhelming at times when choosing the best activities to keep their short attention spans entertained. Many parents go on vacation with their children only to find when they arrive they are focused … Continue reading

Tomtom Adventurer GPS Outdoor Watch – Perfect for Hiking Lovers

Hiking is my biggest passion. It is an activity where I get to challenge myself, enjoy nature and meet awesome people. So I am constantly looking for products or anything really to make the experience even more enjoyable. Because of … Continue reading

Should I Hire a Bilingual Nanny to Teach My Children a Second Language?

Moving your family to a new country can be tough – especially when you don’t speak the language. Could hiring a bilingual nanny help your children integrate? Relocating your family to an entirely new country can be incredibly tough. From … Continue reading

Tech for Tired Travelers: Essential Apps and Gadgets for Jet Lag

With 1.2 billion people worldwide traveling abroad in 2015 alone, it’s clear to see that taking trips far from home is at an all-time high. Whilst vacations abroad often provide the ultimate combination of both relaxation and fun, there is … 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

The Evolution Of The Modern Casino From 1638 To Modern Times

The very first gambling house sanctioned by the government opened in 1638. Since then the casino/resort evolved, culminating with its biggest popularity boom during the eighties thanks to the development of Las Vegas. In 2017 the modern casino is much … Continue reading

Moving Abroad – 5 Travel-Based Ways To Find a New Place To Live

Finding a new place to live isn’t always the easiest thing to do. And some people will say that the internet age has made it far more efficient, because you can do a ton of research online to find out … Continue reading

Snowmobile Tours – Sign Up NOW Before They are Fully Booked!

Some tours you take in your life will set your soul on fire. Will give you such a thrill you’ll be energized for hours and hours after. Snowmobiling at Smugglers Notch did just that to my hubby and me. And he’s … Continue reading

Borneo Travel – 3 Things to Do When You Travel to the Island

Borneo is a large island that belongs partly to Malaysia, Brunei and to Indonesia located in Southeast Asia. This is a wonderful place with a warm climate and gorgeous natural beauties that everyone has to see at least once in … Continue reading

Timeshares – Yes or No?

As you might already be aware of my family’s favorite accommodation style is vacation rentals. They allow us all of the privacy that we like while still offering the amenities of hotels such as cleaning and cooking. And most cases … 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. Smugglers’ Notch Resort is no different. Being a … Continue reading

Testimonial Girls Week Getaway

Wow! Words just can’t express our gratitude for the trip you planned for us! We loved every minute of it. Costa Rica is so beautiful and the people are so friendly. We had such a wonderful experience and we were … Continue reading

Handpicked List Of 7 Android Travel Apps

Travelling is nowadays so much more fun because of the evolution of technology. We can compare prices online and plan every single little detail. Since most people own a smartphone these days, it is obvious that many travel apps were … 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

Self drive Cars Rentals in Delhi – A new way to Travel

It comes as a shock to some but Delhi is one of the fastest-expanding cities in India. With Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, and many other tourist attractions situated in New Delhi, to reach all of them at one’s … Continue reading

Norway Travel: Putting Together a Fun Family Vacation

When it comes to taking a family vacation, the number of places you could choose to visit are seemingly endless. You want to go somewhere that will maximize the time you have with your family, all the meanwhile offering up … Continue reading