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Family Friendly Attraction reviews experienced first hand and reviewed for you close to your home and internationally.

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 … Continue reading

Step Back in Time – Fun for the Whole Family at Luna Park in Coney Island

If you know anything about the recent history of the US you know that Coney Island and its boardwalk is the quintessential amusement park beach. The actual boardwalk originally opened back in 1923, its official name is Riegelmann Boardwalk. Now, … Continue reading

Rock and Indoor Climbing is a Great Addition to Your Travel Plans

Note of Caution – Once you finish reading this article you will most likely have to change your travel plans. Living in Guatemala, my son’s school schedule revolves around the Southern Hemisphere. This means that they only get two weeks … Continue reading

Gambling in the Jungle: Costa Rica – An Unexpected Casino Hotspot

Costa Rica is one of the world’s most exotic and unique locations. The Central American country is equal parts sandy beaches, equal parts luscious rainforest, with plenty to see and explore. From the local cuisine to the hustle and bustle … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Sculpture Garden – Family Fun in the Most Unusual Place

When my parents invited me and the boys on our last visit to the States to a sculpture garden, you can imagine my excitement. I’ll save you the guessing. My kids and I weren’t excited about it at all. On … Continue reading

Diamond Club, VIP Experience: The Only Way to a Enjoy a Baseball Game

Here’s the deal. I’m not a fan of baseball, or any team sports in general. However, that doesn’t mean I shouldn’t expose my kids to everything out there, and not shed my opinion on them. And, when I have the … Continue reading

Spy Museum Washington DC – Is It Worth the Visit?

Fun Fact Learned at Spy Museum Washington DC On any given day, there are more spies in Washington DC then in the entire world. This was one of the incredible facts learned when visiting the Spy Museum in Washington DC. You … Continue reading

Guatemala Travel – Weekend at Lachua Lagoon – The Mirror of the Skies

I normally prefer to go on trips that will take me for a close encounter with nature that can also provide some king of physical challenge. But there are a few times when all I want is to relax and … Continue reading

A Night Acatenango Volcano Hike

If you read my last post you know that I have hiked the Acatenango trails and been to its summit more than 15 times. That is because it is gorgeous of course but mainly because it is the closest one … Continue reading

Insider’s Guide to Adventure Travel in Guatemala

Now that I have been around the touristic industry in Guatemala I noticed that most travelers seem to think that the country is all about Antigua, Tikal, Atitlan and Pacaya Volcano, some also go to Lanquin and Semuc Champey which … Continue reading

Living in Guatemala – School for Athletes in Antigua Guatemala – It is Free!

Working out is one of the activities I have enjoyed for a long time. It makes me feel great. Bue even like that I never took it as a serious thing. I simply enjoyed my time at the gym at … Continue reading

The Adventure that Never Was – My First Time Mountaineering in Mexico

Hiking mountains and volcanoes all over Guatemala is my favorite thing to do. I have also had the chance to go to El salvador to go for a hike to three of its most Iconic summits. This is a hobby … 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

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

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

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

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

Visiting Universal Studios in Florida with Young Kids

Here’s the deal. I’m not a fan of amusement park rides. I love visiting amusement and theme parks, but I detest going on the rides. I get thrill enough of seeing my kids and husband having fun while I watch … Continue reading

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