Where to Eat Like A Local In Sydney

May 13th, 2014

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I could write for a year and I would not cover your choices as to where to eat in Sydney. More so than not the restaurants here fall into the first class category; while still offering plenty of cheap and cheerful options. Sydney is divided in suburbs where different ethnic groups have settled, thus you can go to the appropriate area when you have a craving for a particular kind of cuisine. This post is about two must-try classy cafes that are the epitome of the good life for Sydney locals.   Continue reading

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A Cultural Agenda for the Family in Mexico City

Apr 28th, 2014
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia. Image source: chiaraatik.tumblr.com

It’s easy to breeze through vacation without actually delving into the essence of a city’s history or heart. What makes a city tick is based on an intricate cultural tapestry—woven from history, food, language, and true local leisure. What better place to get a dose of cultural medicine than one of the most interesting and paradoxical cities in the world: Mexico City. With over 150 museums, a thriving art and music scene, and strong ties to its Aztec and Mayan roots, there’s nothing more exciting than finding a place amid its large and numerous streets that resonates with you and your family. Here’s a short agenda to make sure you steer clear of the junk and experience the real deal.

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Best-Kept (Recreational) Secrets of NYC Families

Apr 22nd, 2014

How do New Yorkers relax in the city that never sleeps? Where do families escape the hustle and bustle of America’s most populous metropolis to enjoy the sun on a pleasant summer afternoon? While New York City may seem antonymous with peaceful, we’ve discovered some serene getaways that are the Big Apple’s Best Kept Secrets!

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High Line Park NYC – Manhattan – New York City (Photo: David Berkowitz/Flickr)

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5 NYC Spots That Youngsters Will Love

Mar 31st, 2014

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New York City has a lot to offer: huge parks, exquisite museums, towering skyscrapers, flashing lights, (and the list goes on and on). However, it could be easy for your little one to get overwhelmed by the city that never sleeps. Venture to these kid approved places in order for the whole family to happily take a bite out of the Big Apple.

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5 Must-Eats for Little Ones in San Fran

Mar 25th, 2014

child eating yogurt 5 Must Eats for Little Ones in San FranWith around 3,489 eateries (more per capita than any other major U.S. city), San Francisco is a foodie’s dream. This city is home to delectable cuisine, much of which originated here. From seafood to sweets, San Francisco delivers all sorts of unique
flavors that are certain to strike gold with your appetite. With eatery options galore, a
family visit to San Fran would be incomplete without trying these Bay Area signatures.

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4 Reasons Why Your Family Should Visit San Fran

Mar 18th, 2014
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In the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge lies one of America’s gems, San Francisco. Its northern California location along the Pacific Ocean lends to its temperate climate year round. The city offers a plethora of family fun ranging from incredible dining to world-class museums and the innovative nature of the area along with its affluent past has inspired the city’s evolving present.

1. San Francisco is home to some of the most beautiful parks on the planet

The Bay Area’s landscape, composed of sandy beaches and rolling hills enclosed between the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay, is nothing short of divine, and the city has done an excellent job preserving nature by maintaining over 220 parks. From the massive Golden Gate Park to the historical Presidio, it is easy to spend an afternoon getting lost in one of San Francisco’s urban oasis.
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How to Eat Like A Local [On Sundays] In Barcelona

Mar 13th, 2014

In Barcelona, as in much of Europe, Sunday is a day of rest. A day to spend with family and friends, and most certainly it’s a day to EAT! There’s one neighborhood in particular that is famed to be truly “Catalan,” and “familiar” and it is here, within the charming and shop-lined streets of Gràcia, that we have chosen to reveal the best spots to indulge in homemade and delicious food with the whole family.

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5 Parks To Play Like A Local In Barcelona

Mar 05th, 2014
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Park Güell. Image courtesy of www.barcelonaturisme.com.

Barcelona is a popular choice for any family’s European bucket list. Here the locals have a saying: ¡vivimos mucho! Meaning, we live life to the fullest! In the spirit of this mantra, we’d like to highlight five spots where you are sure to find a great deal of life being lived: The parks of Barcelona.

 

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Parc Ciutadella. Image courtesy of www.barcelonaturisme.com.

1. Parque Ciutadella. This park has exceptional character: modern sculptures, local musicians, snack stands, yogis, ping pong tables, fountains, lots of trees, as well as paddle boats and bikes to rent and ride. It’s one of Barcelona’s most popular play spots among locals, both old and young. Plus the playground staff provides free toys and games at special times during the day.

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