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Riu Palace - Riviera Maya, Mexico

Riu Palace Riviera Maya: Chandeliers By The Beach

Note: A portion of our trip was provided by Riu Hotels. However, all words and photos are mine. It's been ten years since we visited the Riviera Maya area of Mexico. And the last time we were there, I broke my ankle! Lucky for me,…
Manuel Antonio Hotel: Parador Resort

Manuel Antonio Luxury Hotel: Parador Resort

Note: Part of my stay was covered by Parador Resort. All words and photos are mine. When I was searching for a hotel during the Manuel Antonio portion of our recent trip to Costa Rica, one resort popped up over and over again: The Parador…
Berlin Skyline

Berlin Travel Wishlist: Top 20 Attractions

I am First Generation American, after my mother and grandparents moved to Maryland from Germany. I was very lucky to visit Bavaria all through my childhood. During that time, Germany was still divided - and for various reasons, I have never been to Berlin. Hopefully…
Tabacon Hot Springs Resort - Arenal Costa Rica

Tabacon Resort in Arenal, Costa Rica

Note: A portion of our stay was provided by Tabacon Resort. However, all words and photos in this review are mine. This fall, I was able to go back to Costa Rica for my second time and bring the boys for their first time. I knew for…
Machu Picchu Peru - Middle School Trip

Middle School Trip to Machu Picchu, Peru

Two years ago, Dex's Spanish teacher presented a plan to take all her kids on a dream trip to Peru. This was someplace I had never thought we could go, but we worked to save the money and luckily the school worked with Educational Tours,…
Keystone Colorado Summer

Keystone Resort For A Summer Vacation

I know, weird right? Why go to a ski resort for summer travel? The thing is, many of us locals head up into the mountains in the summer to because there are lots of fun things to do this time of year too. When we visited Keystone during Spring Break, we hit the end of winter season but also got a preview of things to come. There is so much!

Here are the "regular" activities that are available on a daily basis:

Family Biking at Keystone

Mountain Biking

This is the number one reason (based on my non-scientific research) that people go to Keystone in the summer. You take a lift up and ride a bike down... or try easier cruising trails as a family. Horseback Riding at Keystone

Horseback Riding

I am a big fan of riding horses up in the mountains. You hang out with these beautiful animals (plus your family!) and get gorgeous scenic views.

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