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Food and Drink Bucket List

Finding a Vegetarian Restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville in North Carolina has always been on my top bucket list of places to visit in the United States. And the main things I’ve always heard about Asheville are: 1 – Mountain and fresh 2 – Local driven 3 – Organic and healthy living 4 – Progressive and forward moving place All of the […]

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Finding an Unexpected Plant Based Comfort Food Restaurant in Asheville, NC

Comfort food is not exactly a term I use when it comes to eating.  But now that I have been introduced to it, it’s hard not to always look for it. And trust me, when you see it you just know it! My husband and I took our yearly getaway trip to Asheville, North Carolina […]

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Palm Beach Dining Experience – PB Catch Restaurant Review

Did you know that Palm Beach is rumored to be the most expensive zip code in the United States? If this is true or not, doesn’t really matter. The point is, when you visit this area you know you are going to embark on world-class service, 1st class beaches (over 50 miles of them), and […]

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Luxury Romantic Escapes at Innisbrook Golf Resort – 5 Star Spa Experience and a Cuisine to Melt Your Heart

Our couple’s getaway to Innisbrook Golf Resort was much more than just a couple of days away. This time, we went all out and enjoyed a luxury element or two with our trip. It ended up being one of our best romantic escapes. What are the Best Ways to Spoil Yourselves on Romantic Escapes? Spa […]

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Grandma and Me Time – Nan and Byron’s Restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina

I have a confession to make. It has been YEARS since my grandma and I have spent any quality time together. Me and her. Honestly, while enjoying lunch together, we tried to remember the last time it happened and the best we could do was vaguely come up with over a decade. Living so far apart, […]

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Restaurants in Charlotte – Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop

Living in Guatemala the last thing my kids know about is American Soda Shops. When I heard about Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop, I made it a top priority stop for my kids and I. Restaurants in Charlotte – Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop I’m a huge fan of old fashioned anything. And it’s been […]

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Simon Coll – Chocolate Tour in Barcelona

Living with a family of chocolate lovers, the idea of visiting one of the most popular chocolatiers in Spain, Simon Coll, was a must do. Visiting and Touring Simon Coll Simon Coll is located about 45 minutes outside of Barcelona. What’s great about the area that Simon Coll is located in, is that it’s also the […]

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Barraca Toni Montoliu – Authentic Paella Cooking Class – Top Tricks from a Master Chef

Our epic trip to Spain lasted over six weeks and in that time I can honestly say that less than a handful of things were so amazing that I would scream from mountaintops to get the word out for families to MUST – DO. Visiting Barraca Toni Montoliu was without a doubt the best one […]

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Paella Cooking Class – Fresh from the Market to the Kitchen, Valencia Spain

Visiting Valencia and not having Paella is like going to Italy and not eating Pasta. However, Paella isn’t just a meal to be had while visiting this gorgeous, historic city. Paella is an experience. And the best way to fully understand the intricacies of it is via cooking class. Working with Valencia Tourism, Maximo, recommended the […]

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The Restaurante Vino Mio Experience

Went looking for some Flamenco instead found so much more. When searching for unique and fun restaurants during our trip to Malaga, Spain, I instantly gravitated to restaurants with Flamenco.  Spain is the birthplace of this passionate art and Malaga is so close to Granada, where it all started, I figured this will be a […]

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Granada Tapas Tour – Bet You Didn’t Know This About Tapas

Do you know what Tapa means in Spanish? The literal meaning is a top, a cover. Tapas originated from centuries ago when travelers via horseback or carriage used to go to bars and order alcoholic drinks. Because of the rampant flies the bar owners used to put bread to cover the cup. Today the traditional Tapa […]

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Flamenco en Madrid – Cardamomo Tablao Flamenco

When I think of Flamenco, the first images that come to mind is small, darkish stage with either the woman and her castanets or a man and a woman embraced in a passionate, strong dance. Amazingly enough, Cardamomo is exactly what my visions have shown me, but in the flesh and right in front of me. […]

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Flamenco Show Madrid – The Tablao Flamenco Villa Rosa Experience

Everyone in my family had something they needed to see or do while we were in Spain. My husband had two requests – Paella and climbing. My oldest boy to visit Real Madrid Bernabeu tour and climbing, my youngest same as my oldest (he does everything he does still) and me – Flamenco. Tonight was my […]

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Traditional Spanish Food – La Barraca Restaurant

Eating out while traveling is a treat. Since we stay in vacation rentals the majority of our meals are at home. Its much easier with kids since they can truly be picky about what they eat. So when we do go out it has to be extra special. And normally we only go to traditional […]

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Fun Things To Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia may be one of the smaller cities in the United States, but it has more history and things to do than most larger cities I’ve traveled. Fun Things To Do in Philadelphia  Places to Visit in Philadelphia When it comes to Philly, one thing for sure, you will not run out of things to […]

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Reading Terminal Market Philadelphia – Photo, Video and History Tour

Markets must be the most fun whenever visiting a new city or town. This is where you can literally say the place is bursting with local flavors, people and fun. The second we arrived to our hotel in the Historic District of Philly, the first question I asked, “Where can we get yummy local food?” […]

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Philadelphia Food – Philly Cheesesteak – Part 2

Living on the Northeast of US we hear a lot about Philly Cheesesteaks. Since I’m not a big meat person, I never went out of my way to order one. But how can I possibly miss out on a chance to try the ‘real-deal’ when visiting Philadelphia? So when in Philly… What is a Philly […]

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Philadelphia Food – Hoagies – Part 1

Philadelphia, like most large cities, has it’s own particular inventions in food that are now not only national phenomenas but also, internationally known and attempted. So when in Philly… Philadelphia Food – Hoagies OK, I’ll be totally honest, I have heard of hoagies before. I knew they were sandwiches, but until I arrived to Philly […]

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Eat, Stay and Play in Vermont – Places to Visit in Vermont – Travel Guide

Vermont is a huge State. Even bigger than it looks on the map because of all the different things it offers to do along the way. When I sat down to plan our family road trip for the week, my original plan was to visit Vermont and Maine. After the research began I immediately eliminated […]

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48 Hours in Burlington – 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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