Why are grocery stores great places to visit in foreign countries?

September 29th, 2017

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I really don’t like grocery shopping.  It’s probably because I don’t enjoy cooking.  However, one of my favorite things to do when traveling overseas is going to supermarkets. It all started when I lived in Japan as an undergrad.  My first excursion outside my host family’s house was to their local grocery store (a fraction … Continued

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a beach resort city on the Pacific Ocean’s Bahia de Banderas. With a year round climate of 70-100 degrees Fahrenheit, beautiful tropical beaches, and activities every season, it’s no wonder that Puerto Vallarta attracts tourists year round. People love Puerto Vallarta for having the activities of a resort town with friendly … Continued

Traveling internat ionally with kids creates a lifetime of memories and instills a love for adventure and learning about other lands, but there are a few things to keep in mind once you’ve ventured across the oceans. Schedule, but don’t overschedule. Have an itinerary of what you want to see and do, but don’t fret … Continued

This article was originally featured on the website Hilton Mom Voyage. By Lisa Grabelle Natural mountainous beauty; exciting cosmopolitan downtown; creativity in music, art, architecture; top-notch culture and, of course, coffee: Seattle has it all! To get a taste of the best of Seattle, spend a fun-packed day at the Seattle Center. The iconic Space … Continued

This article was originally featured on the website Hilton Mom Voyage. By Lisa Grabelle DEATH VALLEY: Sounds like a perfect destination for family fun, huh? You’d be surprised! OK, I’ll admit the idea of traveling on desolate highways for hours with NO roadside gas stations, NO restaurants, NO other cars, NO bathrooms, and OMG – … Continued

Thank you to the Los Angeles Zoo and the Safari Society for an evening of up close experiences with unique animals and an outdoor dinner BBQ. See more from the 2016 Sunset Safari event in our video below.   What is the Safari Society?  The Zoo says: “Safari society donors are a sophisticated group who share a deep appreciation … Continued

Great day for the Los Angeles Zoo! By Sage Porter There is so much to explore around the Los Angeles area and when the LA Zoo asked to host us for a morning, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to go and bring my mom who was visiting form Colorado.  The morning we visited the zoo … Continued

As originally featured on Hilton Mom Voyage After spending almost two weeks in Puerto Rico with our girls, instead of “visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads,” it was mofongo, tostones and ceviche doing the salsa in their dreams! Puerto Rico is a foodie’s paradise and that goes for your little foodies, too. Whether … Continued

Gone are the days when family travel was considered a luxury. With the wide-range of travel promos being offered today, and (thanks to the internet) easy online booking process of airlines, hotels, tour operators and travel agencies, families are now going places to have unique experiences together. And it looks like the upward trend will … Continued