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Bucket List: 10 Things To Do in Costa Rica Full of Must-See Worthy Spots

Since you are starting to plan your vacation to Costa Rica or you are being curious, don’t worry, here you have a Bucket list of things to do in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is a small country but has many things to see. It is full of excitement, natural adventures, and surprising activities full of […]

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Where To Go While Looking for an Indoor Climbing Gym in Washington DC Area

Guest post from Brandon Villatoro (The Travel Experta’s Son) Every year we visit the US two times per year. But now with our training schedule for climbing, we have to keep up even when traveling. So when visiting our uncle in the DC area I looked for an indoor climbing gym to maintain our strict […]

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Climbing in Guatemala – Amatitlan Rock Breakdown

Guest post by Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s son) Amatitlan and Xela are the biggest and most recommended places for climbing in Guatemala. I will mainly tell you my experience of Amatitlan because I have never been to Xela. But will be going soon, so stay tuned. Amatitlan is a very big lake (Lake Amatitlan) located […]

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Rock Climbing and Climbing Hostel Birthday Fun

Guest Post by Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s Son) Climbing just got that much more fun in Guatemala! Belay Partners Hostal is a new hostel located right beside the best climbing rock in Amatitlan, Guatemala. Usually, when I want to go climbing in the rock it is very difficult because afternoon (12 pm) the sun starts […]

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Our New Climbing Spot – QuboAntigua Climbing Gym

Guest Post by Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s Son) QuboAntigua, a new indoor climbing gym that opened just one week ago is our new never-want-to-leave-place. It’s a bouldering gym that is awesome and not huge. They also double as a restaurant and they make the most tastiest pizza. What we love most about it is the […]

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Travel Like a Local Immerse in Rock Climbing (Indoor Climbing Gym)

Almost twelve years ago my husband stumbled onto a climbing gym and became a quick addict. At that time, our oldest boy was around four years old, and he came along with his papa for the fun of it. When our second boy was born, we started to take them both to the local wall […]

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Review – Indoor Climbing Gym – Casa Boulder, Guatemala City

Guest Post by Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s son) Casa Boulder is a small climbing gym where there is only bouldering routes. The owner is called Mario, he is very charismatic, he will give very fun routes and will help you warm up your body before climbing. He is definitely one of the reasons for us […]

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Siurana, Spain – Rock Climbing, Camping and So Much More…

GUEST POST by Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s Son) When I was 11 years old my family had an idea which was to go to Spain and rock climb. And that is exactly what we did. We went to Siurana, Spain in Catalonia. This area is considered to be one of the best climbing place in […]

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Climbing Gym in Guatemala – Big Mountain Review

Special Guest Writer – Brandon Villatoro Kuperman (Travel Experta’s Son!) Welcome to Big Mountain! One of Guatemala’s City’s top climbing gyms where you can go climbing with your family. The gym has a wall that is 13 meters tall. Other walls that allow you to create angles or inclinations for different climbing disciplines such as Bouldering […]

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Manasota Key Florida – A Quick Guide to a Family Fun Trip

A few years back my husband and I decided to start traveling with our kids to Florida for the holidays. This is where my family lives. We kept it up for the past few years to the point that it has now become a full-on tradition. During those visits, we also take a chance to […]

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Things to Know Before You Go on a Mountain Biking Expedition

The thrill of riding over rough terrain, by the path across the stream gives you all the adrenaline rush. Riding on the edges around sharp bends can be nerve-wracking, but those trails that do not get any easier is what the enthusiast in you seeks. The type of bike that you choose is extremely important, […]

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Biking Tips – Road Bike Groupsets: Shimano vs. SRAM

Groupsets represent a collection of components that essentially enable you to stop and go, when riding a bike. Comprising of the drivetrain, shifters and brakes, so upgrading the groupset on your bike can improve your ride performance and enjoyment. Although there are many brands that manufacture bike components and differ in certain ways, in the […]

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Why Mountain Biking Training Requires a Certain Kind of Hydration Backpack

Several months ago my family and I were on a quest for a hydration pack. My sons and husband are avid mountain bikers and the more they train the more they realize how important having a backpack that has the water pack on the inside, with easy access, is for them. That’s how I found […]

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Night Rider – Taking in the Sights of Antigua, Guatemala on a Bike

Whenever we travel anywhere in the world one of the most important things we do is hop on a bike and check out the place. We have done this from Spain to Biking in Vermont to Florida and so much more. And trust me, it never gets old. As a matter of fact, it has […]

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Brand New MTB Bike Park in Guatemala City – Taking it To New Levels

OK, so mountain biking and road biking are not a new thing. However, the popularity of them is certainly growing by the second. Living in Antigua, Guatemala we have seen the rise of biking groups get bigger and bigger. Which is a good thing, but can also be a bad thing if the destination is […]

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Ready to Hit the Pump Track for Some Serious MTB Bike Training

To achieve pro titles in mountain biking you need to train. There is no way around it. If you listen to professional mountain bikers, they will talk about the endless hours of training they have. Living in Antigua, Guatemala there are little places to train well unless you go to parks. Gratefully, our friends at […]

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Kids on Bikes – How Mountain Biking Bonds Our Family

Who knew that when my husband came home with his mountain bike that he bought in Santiago, Chile, it would start a whole new chapter in our family’s life. Not only did it get our kids on bikes, but it has become one of the most bonding adventures of our family as well. Why Kids […]

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How to Use the Hydration Pack by Platypus with Ease

About one year ago, my husband, 38, decided it was time to get back to his childhood hobby – mountain biking. Within a short  year, he has taken his passion of biking to a whole new level of competing and getting the entire family on board, in one way or another. My sons, happily, jumped […]

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Family Yoga – After Biking Routine – Great Way Stay Healthy

Training for mountain biking competitions doesn’t only revolve around the actual biking. There are many components to full-on training. One of the most important, second to nutrition, is stretching and yoga. Family Yoga – Part of the Biking Routine All Ages Must Do In our family all of my men are now officially competing in […]

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Water Bottles for Biking – Mountain Bike Racing – by Polisport

How long do most bike races last? Sometimes 3-4 hours if you’re riding on the slower side. But on average, if you’ve been competing often, it can take around 2-3 hours at most. So what is one of the biggest problems bikers face during a competition? Hydration! This problem can actually be split into several […]

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