Category: Destinations

International Travel Destinations

What destinations are family friendly and fun for everyone?

Find out where we’ve been and review the different destinations over the world.

Cafe Du Monde New Orleans – Our Second Home in NOLA

Beignets turned out to be not only the food of choice for my kids, but we found ourselves eating them literally for breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner. And this was true for four out of the seven days we were … Continue reading

Cafe Beignet in New Orleans – More Than Just Beignets

Beignets, Beignets, Beignets. This is all we heard before coming to New Orleans. Everyone was telling us it is a must to eat them. Plus, watching ‘Princess and the Frog’ eight hundred times you have to get a taste. However, … Continue reading

Dat Dog in New Orleans- Hot Dogs With a Twist

What is the one thing that is one every parent’s mind when traveling? Food! At least for me it is. My kids are super picky eaters so making sure they eat at restaurants that will be fun for them is … Continue reading

Gumbo Shop New Orleans – Review

You can not come to New Orleans and not eat home style cooked gumbo. Sure, practically every restaurant you go to has gumbo offered on the menu. But it is always better to go to the ones that specialize in … Continue reading

Fun Day with Kids in New Orleans – Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium – Part II

When I planned out our time in New Orleans, I originally decided on doing the Aquarium of Americas one day and the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium on a separate day. Even though, the recommendation to visit both of these places … Continue reading

Fun Day With Kids in New Orleans- Audubon Aquarium of the Americas – Part I

New Orleans has totally surprised me. A city that is mainly known for its festivals, food and partying is actually one of the most family friendly places we have visited in a long time. With the help of NOLA CVB, we … Continue reading

New Orleans City Park – Celebration of the Oaks with Grayline Tours

A trip to New Orleans doesn’t really count unless you visit City Park. City Park is one of the most historic parts of New Orleans and simply amazing. The park itself is open year round. However, it’s the festivities they hold for … Continue reading

Take Ride on the Mississippi River – Steamboat Natchez

One thing you can not avoid is an encounter with the great Mississippi River while visiting New Orleans. The French Quarters goes right into. Seafood is practically a staple of New Orleans and Louisiana’s cuisine. Strolling along the river walk … Continue reading

Swamp Tour New Orleans – Is It Worth the Trip?

Traveling to New Orleans as a single parent allows me to really expand my search for best family friendly adventures in the area. And, of course, I had a lot of help by watching ‘Princess and the Frog’ a ton … Continue reading

Mothers New Orleans Restaurant – An Iconic Place

I love visiting ‘Famous’ restaurants of each location I visit. Mother’s Restaurant was one of the top recommendations I got from NOLA CVB. And good reason. Why Mothers New Orleans is Worth a Visit First of all it is known … Continue reading

Po Boys – New Orleans Style – Johnny Po Boy’s Restaurant Review

New Orleans is known to have some of the most unique foods created in all of the US that are native to this city. This was one of my missions, to try as much of the local food as possible. … Continue reading

Mardi Gras World New Orleans – A Must Visit

Can’t make it to New Orleans during Mardi Gras? No sweat, you can do the next best thing. Visit Mardi Gras World. I can sum up this place with one word – WOW! This attraction was one of the top … Continue reading

Voodoo and Cemetery Tours in New Orleans

What are the first things that come to mind when you hear New Orleans? For me it is: Jazz, Mardi Gras, and Voodoo Interestingly enough, I was at Mardi Gras over twenty years ago and the Jazz Fest over fifteen … Continue reading

Where to Stay in New Orleans- Maison Dupuy Hotel

When I first started doing my research for our trip to New Orleans, I must admit I quickly became so overwhelmed with the hundreds upon hundreds of hotels there were to chose from I almost backed out. However, from my past experiences, … Continue reading

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort – Review

Every year we visit South Florida. It’s become a tradition for us since we visit my family in West Palm Beach for the holidays and then enjoy short trips close by to explore Florida. We’ve been all around West Palm … Continue reading

Real Homemade Italian Cooking – La Fattoria Restaurant, Guatemala City

When I was in high school I had a really close friend who was old school Italian. When I say Old School, I mean her parents were off the boat with all the old traditions in tact. Her mother reminded … Continue reading

Dining and Art in the Most Unique Restaurant of Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala, in my opinion, is a central hub for restaurants of all sorts of gastronomical experiments.  And, when one lives in Antigua it is easy to experience most of them since the town is so small. And even though there … Continue reading

Things to Do In Guatemala City – Family Staycation

So what’s a staycation? To me it means either doing a small vacation like trip (either day trip or multi-day trip) that is super close to home. And that is exactly what we did! Our chosen location, one least thought … Continue reading

Where to Stay in Guatemala City – Grand Tikal Futura Hotel

Living in Antigua it is virtually impossible not to hear about Tikal Futura Mall. We’ve been there several times to go bowling and do a bit of shopping. Visiting the mall I’ve seen signs to Grand Tikal Futura Hotel, but … Continue reading

Divercity Guatemala City – Where Kids Get to be Adults

Kids are always saying they wish they can grow up and be adults. Well, somebody heard them and Divercity was born.  Up until very recently this different type of attraction was only in South America, but is now in Guatemala … Continue reading

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