Travel

3 Days in Mexico City: The Perfect Itinerary

We spent 3 days in Mexico City. It was just long enough to capture the heart of this diverse and sophisticated city and experience many of its highlights. A trip to Mexico City is ideal for a long weekend mini-break. This low-key city has a blend of rich culture and history, interesting architecture, and some of the world’s finest cuisine&#8230…

Visiting The Pyramids of Teotihuacan with Kids in Mexico City

Visiting the pyramids of Teotihuacan with kids is an adventure that blends history, culture, and a bit of physical activity into one easy day trip from Mexico City. This ancient city is just an hour’s drive from the center of Mexico City (depending on the time of day), and is home to some of the most iconic (and massive) pyramids in the world…

Why XOMA by Viadora Is the Perfect Home Base in Roma, Mexico City

We were thrilled to finally visit Mexico City as it’s been on our travel bucket list for ages, and the XOMA luxury hotel & apartments by Viadora was the perfect home base in the Roma district.
Mexico City is filled with rich history, stunning architecture, incredible art, and delicious food — not to mention the legendary tequila and mezcal (did I mention tequila makes…

Why The Amsterdam by Viadora is Condesa’s Best Kept Secret

Mexico City is huge, and choosing the right area and the right accommodations can feel overwhelming. The Amsterdam by Viadora is a luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of La Condesa that offers luxury one and two-bedroom suites. After doing extensive research on the different neighborhoods, I opted to make Roma and Condesa the home base for our family. Both districts are centrally…

About Last Knife (ALK) at The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner — so save the date for some balmy summer evenings in Hollywood, at the Chef’s Table Series at About Last Knife (ALK), perfectly located in the hip and cool Godfrey Hotel Hollywood.
I had the pleasure of attending an exclusive preview of the NEW monthly dinner series, where Executive Chef Olivier Rouselle served &hellip…

48 Hours in Chicago: The 8 Best Things to Do

With 48 hours in Chicago you may not see everything this amazing city has to offer, but you can certainly cover the highlights! Here are 8 things to do if you have 2 days to spend in the capital of the midwest. Read more…

10 Best Places to Travel With Kids In 2024

Explore the 10 best places to travel with kids in 2024. From ancient ruins to natural wonders, these destinations promise adventure, education, and unforgettable memories…

15 Hour Layover in Taipei, Taiwan

As we headed home with huge smiles from two weeks exploring the magic of Ubud, Bali and our Komodo Island Tour, we found ourselves facing a 15-hour layover in Taipei, Taiwan.
Despite our travel fatigue after two weeks away, we decided to leave the Taiwan Taoyuan international airport (TPE) and experience as many of Taipei’s cultural sights as possible.
Here are five…

The Best (Cool) Things to Do in Seminyak Bali!

On our recent holiday to Bali, we explored some amazing adventures in Ubud, took a magical 3-day Komodo Island boat tour, and we were ready to discover the best (cool) things to do in Seminyak. We were on vacation with our teenage and adult children, but we still refer to them as our kids although they’re now clubbing on their own. &hellip…

Komodo Island Boat Tour: 3 Days, 2 Nights of Magic!

There are cool trips, and then there are magical experiences that etch lasting memories on your soul. Our Komodo Island boat tour undoubtedly falls into the latter category. This was not just an island cruise or a travel adventure. This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience to explore Komodo National Park. Allow me to offer a piece of advice here — if you are able…