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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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6 Top Things to Do in Hong Kong – Don’t Miss These on Your Ocean Park Adventure

Excited for your Ocean Park Hong Kong adventure? You should be! Anyone who visits this vibrant country is sure to include this famous sea-themed park in their bucket list.  With all its world-class facilities and fun services suitable for all ages, Ocean Park remains to be one of the leading must-visited spots in Hong Kong, […]

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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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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, it is known for being home to one of the most famous boardwalk amusement parks […]

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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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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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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 from the sidelines. Sometimes I’ll join on the easy rides that require very little thrill […]

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Siurana, Spain – The Hollywood of Climbing

Arriving to Siurana, Spain’s climbing haven, was the same as arriving to Mecca for my husband. He wasn’t the only one drawn to this place. Within three minutes of our arrival and check in into our Siurana Camping Mobile Home, the owners told us that Sasha Gerzha, one of the world’s champions of climbing is in the bungalow right […]

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Barcelona City Tour on Bikes – The Best Way to See the City

Where to start when visiting Barcelona? My family’s favorite way to get to know a city is by taking a bike tour. That is exactly what we did. The one main issue with bike tours is that not every company works with young kids, under 16, who need smaller bikes and bike seats to attach to the parent’s bike. […]

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Day Trips From Malaga – Renting Bikes Gives You Freedom

Fact – Our absolute most favorite activity to do in any town, city or country is to rent bikes and explore. So it is a complete natural step for us to find a great company who has all that we need, i.e. bikes for adults and younger kids, plus comfortable bike seats for my five […]

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Bike City Tour of Malaga, Costa Del Sol

After years of traveling, I’ve reached a conclusion. Whenever you are in a new city get your bearings by taking a tour. This can be done in a variety of ways: walking tour, bus tour, or bike tour. We LOVE biking, so to us this is our natural default to practically anywhere we go. The thing […]

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