Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino may be the worse 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

Family Dining at Jumbo Kingdom Floating Restaurant

    At the Jumbo Kingdom Floating Restaurant in Hong Kong, guests can enjoy fine dining in a beautiful environment. As you dine on fresh, delicious seafood, you can see the lavish sights inside the building as well as the city from across the harbor. In what is known as the Typhoon Shelter of Hong… Read More

Yucatan Cuisine at Chichen Itza Restaurant ,Los Angeles

We were first introduced to the Yucatan-inspired Chichen Itza restaurant when our son, Steven, started studying at USC, and he happened to mention that he and his friends go there on regular basis. So, last Sunday when we went to visit him, we figured we would try it and see how it measured up to the dishes… Read More

Chicago’s Rock and Roll McDonalds

  Located at 600 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, this Rock and Roll McDonald’s also nicknamed the 50Th McDonald’s after the company’s gold anniversary celebrations were held on the premises. We stopped by for a quick lunch and family visit to explore the fast food museum after we had read about it in a couple of… Read More

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