Category: Family Travel

Family Travel tips and ideas.  Honest reviews for travelling with kids.

Inspiration to travel with the family internationally, United States, Central America and South America.

Family Entertainment at The Breakers Palm Beach- Freedom for Parents and Fun for Kids

I won’t beat around the bush. What makes a great stay at a family resort? Plenty of kids activities and freedom for the parents. Ironically enough, up to this point, my kids always chose to hang out with their mama … Continue reading

Sea World Orlando Florida – Photo Essay

Orlando, Florida is full of the best theme parks possible. And Sea World Orlando is probably one of the best marine parks to visit. Three years ago we visited Sea World, but my baby was only one years old then. … Continue reading

Staying at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach – An Elegant, Historic Luxury Experience

Visiting Palm Beach County Florida year after year I have discovered what I want for my family and me to experience. And The Breakers Hotel has been on the top of my must-do list. We have visited the hotel two … Continue reading

Medieval Times Orlando – A Photo Adventure

When I was 18 years old, a freshman at University, I came home to visit my family for the first time after leaving. As a celebration, my folks, took my brother and me to a Medieval Times restaurant. To say … Continue reading

Deerfield Beach Restaurants – Put Oceans 234 at the Top of Your List

Did you know that brunch can be one of the most interesting meals offered by restaurants? Breakfast is probably one of the most favorite meals and when it is infused with lunch this gives the chef complete freedom to create … Continue reading

JBs on the Beach Restaurant – What a Great Surprise

If I can describe our visit to JB’s on the Beach Restaurant in Deerfield Beach, Florida, one word comes to mind immediately – FUN! When we visited my parents in West Palm Beach for the third year in a row, I … Continue reading

Where Can You Have Fine Dining With a Laid Back Beach Feel – Jupiter Beach Resort

My family has a tradition. Whenever we finish a road trip, we always end it with a bang. For our grand finale restaurant I found Jupiter Beach Resort and made reservations at Sinclair’s Restaurant. The goal was to arrive for … Continue reading

Looking for Fun and Different Places to Eat in Florida – This Gourmet Deli Will Surprise You!

Confession time – I am probably the only New Yorker who has never eaten at a gourmet deli. Crazy, I know! So when my family and I traveled in Florida I decided it was time to introduce my kids to … Continue reading

Villas of Grand Cypress – A Splurge That Everyone Needs to Take

By the time we arrived to Villas of Grand Cypress we’ve been traveling for over a week and needed some serious downtime. When I arranged our reservation I only had one night in mind before heading back home. That all changed … Continue reading

Who Wants to be a Nascar Driver for a Day? Me, Me!

Ever wanted to become a nascar driver? I’ve toyed with the idea, but nothing more than pretend. After visiting the Daytona International Speedway, my son(s) became a bit obsessive with the idea. Sure boys want to be car racers, who doesn’t? But … Continue reading

Resorts in Orlando Florida – Staying in a Luxury Suite Without Breaking the Bank

Resorts in Orlando Florida are everywhere. Finding the right one is a challenge onto itself. Most offer luxury rooms, villas, suites at luxury prices. Meaning, they are way out of our budget. When I found Blue Heron Beach Resort, I … Continue reading

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Orlando – Is it Kid Friendly?

Last time I visited a Ripley’s Believe it or Not was over twenty years ago. When I realized there was a Ripley’s in Orlando Florida I was determined to take my kids to see it. I grew up with the … Continue reading

Florida Legoland – We Finally Arrived!

My planning for Legoland began in December 2012. That was a long time to wait for a cool place. But it was a great way to keep my kids behaving (for the most part) during the year knowing that the … Continue reading

Hotels Near Legoland Florida – Fewer Than You Think

Legoland has been our family’s wish list for well over a year.  At first I considered staying in Orlando, so we can add a few more attractions to the time there, but one hour drive in each direction was just … Continue reading

Who Wants to See the Weeki Wachee Mermaid Show?

Weeki Wachee National State Park came on my radar when I was planning a trip through Northern Florida as a place to stop and see real mermaids swim. Wait – what? Mermaids? That was my reaction when I first heard … Continue reading

Fun Breakfast Restaurant Near Weeki Wachee, Florida – Leslie’s Bistro

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for me. Well, technically not for me, but for my kids. My boys are extremely picky eaters, but can shovel down a good breakfast. As a matter of fact, they can … Continue reading

Vacation Rentals in Florida – How About a Golf Resort

If the one thing you can learn from reading my lodging recommendations is: (whenever possible) stay in an a vacation rental. Sure hotels are fun. They have their purpose: If you go for the resort experience If there aren’t any … Continue reading

Searching for Weeki Wachee Restaurants – Finding a Gem – BeckyJack’s Food Shack

When doing a search for Weeki Wachee Restaurants you come up with very few cool options. They are mainly chains like Olive Garden and Crackle Barrel.  Not exactly memorable restaurants that are unique to the area, especially because last time … Continue reading

Plantation On Crystal River – Fine Dining and Luxury Resort

What do you do after a fun filled day swimming with Manatee? Go for a fine dining night out to celebrate such a unique and truly one-of-a-kind experience. Searching for the finest dining establishment in Crystal River was one of … Continue reading

Where is the Best Place in the World to Swim with Manatee? Florida’s Nature Coast

If you are reading this article before How To Swim with Manatee, I recommend to first read that one, and then come back for the conclusion. Once we learned how to play nice with the Manatee it was time for our … Continue reading

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