The Roam the Gnome Insider’s Guide to the Top 10 Best Toys in the World of FAO Schwarz FAO Schwarz is a magnificent toy shop located in New York City. Made famous by the BIG PIANO scene in the movie BIG, starring Tom Hanks, FAO Schwarz has been located on 5th Avenue for over 30 […]
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FAO Schwarz Toy Store NYC to close? NO! Can’t possibly be. Did you hear the awful news? FAO Schwarz Toy Store NYC will close the doors on its iconic landmark 5th Avenue store in July. Oh my! What an absolute tragedy for BIG fans and toy fans alike. NO MORE giant piano… one of New […]
Children’s museums are on the top of my must-do list when we arrive in a new city. They are always a microcosm of human life, with plenty of hands-on activities to satiate the fussiest of kid travellers. If you are looking for fun places to visit with kids in LA, go straight to the Zimmer. It’s […]
When it comes to travelling with the kids and eating, I’m a big fan of quirky and gimmicky, along with any place that has stuff to entertain and keep the kids busy while we wait. I trust and believe that there will always be something kind-of healthy to order. It’s not fine dining but it […]
Anything, or almost anything, goes when you are on holidays and one sure thing is that there is dessert after every dinner. Sometimes, dessert comes before dinner. That’s the nature of holidays, isn’t it? And another thing or two about dessert you might like to know before we continue… If no one sees you […]
Children’s Discovery Center, Hawaii Fifteen minutes west of Waikiki (towards the airport) is a place of childhood dreams. Just a little further north along the Ala Moana Blvd, beyond the Ala Moana shopping centre, and the Ward Complex, hides this colourful building. Honestly, you’d never know it was there if you weren’t looking. Yet inside […]