Category Archives: Travel

The Roosevelt New Orleans (A Waldorf Astoria Property)

Photo source–Trip Advisor If you like historic properties and luxury, I highly recommend the Roosevelt in New Orleans. It’s just off Canal on the opposite side from the French Quarter. That makes a place like Cafe Du Monde a ten … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 9–Things we didn’t get to :(

New York is an amazing city. It’s impossible to do everything you’d like to with or without kids. Things I wanted to do with the kids but we didn’t get to for various reasons include Ellen’s Stardust Diner with the … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 8–Milk Bar

My kids are huge fans of the tv show Masterchef Junior, which is a cooking competition for kids 8-12. One of the judges on the show is Christina Tosi, who is the owner/chef behind Milk Bar in New York. Milk … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 7–The Bronx Zoo

There are multiple zoos in New York City, but I’d never been to the Bronx Zoo because it was a nightmare to get to without a car. Since I had a car, we picked a day and we drove to … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 6–The Jekyll and Hyde Club and Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

 One of the things I was told by people in the know was that I had to take the girls to the Jeykll and Hyde Club restaurant at 91 7th Ave. After the Met, we decided to have dinner there. … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 5–The Metropolitan Museum of Art

With the exception of toddler, I highly recommend going to The Met with your kids. If you don’t think they’ll handle actually being at the art, stop by and have a snack and people watch from the steps, a common … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 4–Playing in Central Park

After we had lunch at American Girl, we rode a  pedicab (bike taxi) to Central Park. Be wary–the pedicabs can charge drastically different prices and it can get crazy expensive very fast. Confirm their rates and if they take credit … Continue reading

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NYC with kids, part 3–The American Girl Store

If you have a kid who loves dolls between the ages of roughly three and eleven, you can’t miss the American Girl Flagship Store at 75 Rockefeller Plaza. (You can take a virtual tour of the store here.) The first … Continue reading

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Vegas 2018 part five

There’s plenty to do in Vegas if strip clubs and sexy revues aren’t your thing. Another night we stayed in at the Bellagio. First we went to “O,” the Cirque du Soleil show based there. There are actually several Cirque … Continue reading

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Vegas 2018 part three

Having done the kid friendly Vegas trip in 2012, Ravi and I were pretty determined to do a lot of kid UNfriendly adventures on this trip. One of the things I did was go to the Magic Mike show at … Continue reading

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