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Travel Reviews

While traveling, I noticed the AMAZING amount of people that want and need reviews for the stuff they are going to use. The first thing I do when finding a Product or a Hotel is looking for a review online.

Here you can find useful reviews, first-hand tested by me and my family, from hotels, restaurants, and tours to products, services, and attractions!

 

El Salvador Festivals – San Miguel Carnival (Carnaval de San Miguel)

Out of the many places that you can visit in El Salvador San Miguel is one of those places you can’t miss if you are an adventurer. It is home to Chaparrastique volcano, one of the best and most challenging hiking opportunities in the whole country. The city is also close to many beaches that […]

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4 Things You Should Know When Buying Climbing Shoes

If you are interested in rock climbing then that’s great, and honestly it’s a great sport, but on the other hand you do know the fact that one wrong move can make rock climbing very dangerous for you. Especially if you don’t have the proper rock climbing shoes then things can get pretty dangerous for […]

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6 of the Best Restaurants in Leon and Granada, Nicaragua

Whenever I plan a trip to a new place I like to search for restaurants that can provide amazing and unique experiences that will make us remember our time in that country or city. Plus, I often get questions about the best places to eat in the places I visit. So I came up with […]

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4 Best Restaurants In El Salvador

The beaches of El Salvador are well known among surfers. Some say that they are the best surf spots in Central America. After hearing that, I decided to take my family there to see what it was all about. Plus, they are not too far away from the Guatemalan border. We have since been to […]

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Tension Board vs Moon Board – Indoor Climbing Gym

Guest Post by Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s son) Let’s talk about the Moon Board and the Tension Board. Have you heard of these? They are definitely the latest craze in our indoor climbing gym and a good reason for it.   I want to tell you which one I think is more efficient for training. […]

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Hiking with Dogs (Small Ones) – How Do You Do It?

My kids and hubby are outdoorsy. Not a whole lot like hiking through back country and climbing precipices, but way more than me. And even more so than our new puppy – Alpha Lady – who is a Shih Tzu, not exactly known to be the greatest canine athlete. After a lot of begging for […]

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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 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 not […]

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Playtpus Hydration Backpack for Mountain Biking

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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Pamukkale Hot Air Balloon

Are you interested in joining a lifetime experience like no other? The Pamukkale Hot Air Balloon is definitely what you are looking for! Enjoy breath-taking views over Pamukkale, admire a spectacular sunrise, and get to know interesting information about hot air balloons. This experience is also an ideal option for those seeking to snap some […]

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World’s Largest Mcdonald’s Orlando Florida – Is This Really Necessary?

Honestly, do we really need a ‘World’s Largest’ McDonalds? I highly doubt it. We stumbled upon this place accidentally while visiting Orlando, Florida. My son’s buddy lives in Orlando, and they haven’t seen one another in a long time. So the mama thought a safe bet would be to meet in McDonalds. The kids will […]

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Sculpture Garden New Jersey- 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 the contrary, we were quite dreading the outing. I’m not going to pretend but my […]

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Carnegie Deli Review: Sandwiches and Entertainment All in One Famous Spot in NYC

Did you know that I lived in NYC for four years before I took off on my travel adventure that led me to my inevitable life as an ex-pat? I did. And I have to confess that in all those years I never visited Carnegie Deli. I passed it hundreds of times. I always peeked […]

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Best Water Bottles for Bikes – 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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Schnippers NYC: Affordable, Delicious, Kid Friendly Restaurant in NYC?

Can you really get the words affordable, delicious, and kid-friendly into one sentence when describing an NYC restaurant? I honestly didn’t think that is a possibility. Sure, kid-friendly exists here, but affordable as in less than $10 for a delicious huge meal that a child will devour? Have to admit, it is a challenge. After […]

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Things To Do in Burlington, Vermont

Every time I visited Vermont, when I was younger, for some reason, we always bypassed Burlington. No idea what the reasoning behind it was. But regardless, I finally made it, and with my family. So it was an extra bonus for me to share it with them. Fun Facts About Burlington It dates back to […]

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3 Famous Key West Restaurants

Key West, Florida is without a doubt one of the places one MUST visit when checking out the Florida Keys. This is where most of the action has been taking place for the last 500 hundred years and is still going strong. It is popular among travelers because it has the highest average temperature in […]

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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 chance to do it in VIP style, even more so. An old childhood friend, who […]

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Lancaster County Home of All You Can Eat Restaurants

Not sure why the trend of Lancaster County is all you can eat style restaurants from huge buffets to family style meals, but I’ll take it. Secretly, I am a huge buffet fan. My husband, on the other hand, is into the al carte styled menus. But since he couldn’t join us on this family […]

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Street Food in NYC – What Are You in the Mood to Eat?

New York City is world renown for prize winning chefs, cuisines from all over the world and Michelin starred restaurants . There is even a saying, ‘You can eat three meals a day, ever single day for one year and still not eat at all the restaurants in NYC.” But aside from the insane amount […]

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A Visit to the American Museum of Natural History in New York is a Can’t-Miss

Telling young kids that you were going to take them to a museum was almost the same as telling them you were about to go to the dentist. However, when you throw in words like dinosaurs, whales, meteors and other cool stuff their bodies start tingling, and they WANT to go! Related Read: Things to […]

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