Five Iconic California Food Chains Worth Visiting

Travelers know  California as the sunshine state with beaches and Hollywood celebrities. What some visitors miss is the fact it is also home to some excellent food chains. From juicy burgers to Cuban pastries the State features a formidable variety of venues. So, for the foodies among you wishing to bookmark new spots to try;… Read More

5 Fun Universal Studios CityWalk Restaurants for Families

Universal Studios CityWalk is quickly becoming an amazing family hot spot. There are so many things that families can do, outside of the normal theme park. These include a karaoke bar, mini golf, and a movie theater. Not to mention, the Universal Studios CityWalk Restaurants. CityWalk has so many unique restaurants that are sure to… Read More

Orlando’s Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

  While attending this year’s Mom 2.0 conference in  Orlando, Florida last week we decided to explore Universal Studios Citywalk. Among its multiple eateries, we discovered  the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen. Imagine walking into a 19th Century Willy Wonka style steampunk Chocolate Factory. From the decor to the ambiance and the wonderful treats… Read More

Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino may be the worst drink yet

Unlike people who have their Starbucks daily fix, we only go to Starbucks every couple of months. As a parent, I’ve always thought the drinks were somewhat overpriced and not that healthy which lead me to discourage my sons from developing a  strong java habit. We usually go when we travel internationally (some drinks do… Read More

Celebrating Dr. Seuss at Sea aboard the Carnival Imagination

Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Suess, was a man of many talents. He was a writer, artist, cartoonist, animator, and publisher who took on the “Dr. Seuss” pen name during his college years at Dartmouth and Oxford. Though he started his career as a scathing political cartoonist and illustrator for advertisements, he is… Read More

Dining at Commander’s Palace Restaurant in New Orleans

    The Commander’s Palace Restaurant in New Orleans is a sight to see. This grand restaurant has been open since 1890 when it was owned by Emile Commander. Over time, the restaurant switched owners, first to Frank G. Giarratano in the 20s, then to the Morans in 1944. Thirty years later, the Brennan family took… Read More

Ten Must-Try Israeli Foods for Families with Kids

  When traveling to a new country, whether one is adult or child, the best way to learn about your vacation locale is through its cuisine. With Israel being a melting pot of cultures brought about not only by immigrants from around the world in the last century and a half but also by locals… Read More

Taking Your Kid with Autism to Medieval Times

Our autism travel experts get questions about Medieval Times quite a bit. For those who don’t know, Medieval Times is a two to four-hour long dinner/show found in nine US locations and themed after a medieval knight jousting tournament. Visitors enter a replica castle and experience a night of fighting, food, and merriment. One can… Read More

Beachside Relaxation at Marriott Rio De Janeiro

    Last month, while visiting the beautiful Brazillian capital of Rio, we stayed at the JW Marriott Rio De Janeiro. The five-star property, located at 2600 Avenida Atlântica in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, contains approximately 245 rooms and suites and faces the famous Copa beach front. We chose to stay at this hotel for… Read More

Family Fun at the Memphis Peabody Hotel Brunch

The Memphis Peabody Hotel is a beautifully decorated remnant of the old south, with a full buffet and marching ducks. It is an experience enjoyable for all the family, where adults can enjoy the delicious food and even the youngest children can enjoy watching the ducks.  In 1869, the original Peabody Hotel opened in Memphis, Tennessee;… Read More

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