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.

Brooklyn Bridge Facts – So Much You Simply Didn’t Know!

Originally called the New York and Brooklyn Bridge is not only the first longest suspension bridge in the United States, but it has a story to tell that goes way beyond its architectural magnificence. My husband and I had a … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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

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 the dentist. However, when you throw in words like dinosaurs, whales, meteors and other cool … Continue reading

History of Grand Central Station – Meet at the Cross Roads in NYC

Grand Central Station is one of the greatest, most used landmarks of Manhattan. And the largest train station in the world. New York Central Railroad was the original name when Cornelius ‘Commodore’ Vanderbilt added railroad to his holdings. And has gone … Continue reading

Best Neighborhoods In Boston to Visit

Not only is Boston called the ‘Walking City’ it’s also nicknamed the ‘City of Neighborhoods’. With over 21 different neighborhoods, it’s hard to believe that such a small city can be so diverse. Bostonians take their neighborhoods very seriously. Every … Continue reading

What To Do in Central Park, NYC – Things You’d Never Thought Of Doing!

You can’t come to NYC and not visit Central Park. It’s practically sinful to do that.  Even if you visit in the dead of winter, it’s still a magical place. How to Do a Tour of Central Park: Walking around … Continue reading

How To Get Around New York City

New York City is one of the easiest and most accessible cities to get around. Aside from being the perfect walking city, the subway system is fantastic, the buses go where the subways don’t and how about the 14,000 yellow … Continue reading

Visiting NYC – Take a Cruise on the Circle Line in NYC

When my family and I moved to the United States over 35 years ago, one of the first tours we did was take the Circle Line in NYC cruise around the Island. Since the boats stopped arriving to Ellis Island, … Continue reading

Visiting the Ivy League Colleges and Universities in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Visiting Cambridge Massachusetts is much more than a stroll around the quaint streets and the banks of Charles river. It’s walking along in historic times along with the brightest minds of the US, and the world. I have to gloat … Continue reading

Things to Do in Guatemala – Nature Activities

Wildlife of Guatemala is rich, diverse and ever changing landscapes is home to over 700 birds and 105 mammal species. Quickly growing as one of the top birdwatcher’s paradise locations in Central America, you’ll walk through cloud forests and catch … Continue reading

What to do in Boston with Kids – Go to a Red Sox Baseball Game

My kids are growing up in Central America where football (soccer) rules over any other sports event. Even though in Nicaragua (almost a neighboring country) the national sport is baseball you barely hear about it. And you definitely don’t have … Continue reading

Places To See in Boston – Freedom Trail is the Perfect Beginning

Let’s pretend you only have 24 hours in Boston.  Instead of sitting in a corner biting your nails that you have such a short period of time in this great city, you can actually do a lot to enjoy it. … Continue reading

Boston Subway System – Getting Around Town is Easy

Boston may be called the “Walking City” but it sure helps to have a reliable, efficient subway system. Bet you didn’t know this about the Boston Subway System  The first subway system in the United States was built at Park … Continue reading

One of the Oldest Tours in US Swan Boats of Boston at the Public Gardens

As with all things in Boston, everything has a significant historical background. Boston Commons and Public Gardens, the main park of Central Boston and a perfect spot to kick back and enjoy nature. Fun Quick Facts – Boston Commons and … Continue reading

Boston Food Trucks – They Will Surprise You!

Eating out at fancy-schmancy restaurants is fantastic and a dream for most parents traveling with young kids. We always fit in two or three dining out adventures and they are great fun. But nothing beats eating at food stands and trucks. … Continue reading

Haymarket in Boston – Dirt Cheap Produce and More

Markets and me are best friends. I seek them out where ever I go and can spend hours simply wandering around, enjoying the atmosphere without buying anything at all. Living in Guatemala my addiction stays alive and well with the … Continue reading

Wondering What to do with Kids in New Jersey – How About Mine Tours?

New Jersey is an interesting State. It lies across the river from Manhattan and borders NY state. NJ, the Flower State, is known for the ‘Jersey Shore’ which is in the southern part of the state, suburbia and malls in … Continue reading

New York CityPASS – 6 Top NYC Attractions All in One Go

New York is one overwhelming city. Just the thought of what to do and where to go makes you wonder if you’ll see anything at all. Narrowing things down sure is helpful. 6 Top NYC Attractions  If I was to … Continue reading

Who Would Have Thought New York is a Bike Friendly City – Bike Rental NYC

What’s the best way to see NYC, without sitting on a bus or walking till your feet fall off? Biking, baby. If you asked me to do a bike tour of NYC twelve years ago, when I lived here, I’d … Continue reading

New York Pass Discounts – How to See Attractions in NYC on a Budget

Traveling to New York City! Just hearing those words brings up mixed feelings instantly: 1. How can I ever afford to take my family there and not go broke 2. How do I know what to see and do in … Continue reading

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