Six Tips for Traveling in South America with Family

South America is a fascinating continent to visit especially for families from Europe and the States. Although most of the South American population originates from Europe and has similar traditions like the United States and European countries, we as Americans did notice some things that were surprisingly different. Here are six main things we suggest… Read More

Taking the Family to Cusco’s Machu Picchu Museum

Cusco is known as the gateway to Machu Picchu. Therefore, it is no surprise that it has an excellent museum containing the world’s largest collection of Machu Picchu artifacts. The Machu Picchu Museum at Casa Concha features a diorama of the ruins, videos, and Incan artifacts found during the restoration and building of Casa Concha…. Read More

Family Fun at Cusco’s ChocoMuseo

Most of us associated fine chocolates with Belgium and Switzerland. But as we found out on our last trip to South America, Peru has become a serious contender in the world of chocolates with cacao beans that are turned into artisanal delicacies. Located just two blocks from the central Plaza de Armas in Cusco, the… Read More

Taking Your Kids with Autism to Rio de Janeiro

In our decade of traveling, our son with autism has created his bucket list of places to visit. Many of the places he has wanted to visit have been inspired by watching movies, like when he wanted to visit Paris after watching the Rugrats movie. When we were finalizing our South American trip, he reminded… Read More

Exploring Peru’s Machu Picchu with Family

  Machu Picchu is a well known UNESCO World Heritage Site in Peru, voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007. This archaeological site is a must see for anyone visiting Peru. It is a fascinating piece of history for any traveling family to explore. History Originally, history books stated… Read More

Eight Sensory Things to Do in Cusco with Kids

    Cusco, Peru is frequently a stopover for travelers on their way to Machu Picchu. However, Cusco is worth more than an overnight trip. There are quite a few activities for families with autism to do in the city itself. We have put together a great list of sensory activities in Cusco that the… Read More

Riviera Maya’s Best Aquatic Adventure Parks for Kids With Autism

    Mexico’s sprawling Riviera Maya is home to many beach resorts and parks. As new venues are added, it can be difficult for families with autism to know which ones may be the best options to visit. After a decade of vacationing in the beach towns of Cancún and the nearby Cozumel,  our top… Read More

Exploring Mexico’s Chichen Itza with Kids

; Chichen Itza, the pre-Columbian Mayan city in Mexico’s  Yucatan Peninsula, is a famous archaeological site and tourist destination. Parents wishing to introduce their kids to history, archaeology, or ancient architecture should put this gem on their travel bucket list. Chichen Itza’s  history This UNESCO site situated in the eastern portion of Yucatán state of Mexico… Read More

A Memorable Stay at the JW Marriott Cusco Peru

Since 1984 when the first JW Marriott opened, the brand has been known for its service quality, exquisite dining and lodging excellence in many countries all over the world. In 2012, the chain opened yet another luxurious property in Esquina de la Calle Ruinas y San Agustin Cusco, Peru. Over 11,000 feet above sea level, it… Read More

Visiting Don Silvino Argentinian Estancia

Situated on the banks of the “River of Silver” Platte River is the capital city of Argentina – the amazing Buenos Aires which in Spanish means “fair winds.” In the 1700s, cattle ranching in the expansive grasslands around this metropolis was an important tool for survival because trade in leather hides between Europe and Latin… Read More

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