Four Easy Ways to Make Hotel Stays More Pleasant

The adage goes: “There is always room for improvement” and that applies to the travel industry as a whole and the hotel industry in particular. After a decade of travel and hundreds of hotel stays, here is our list of the changes we’d like to see in hotels. We’re hopeful that hotel chains and owners… Read More

Tips to Avoid Airport Meltdowns for Travelers with Autism

 Part of successfully traveling with autism is the ability of the caregivers to foresee and prepare for those scenarios that can trigger those dreaded meltdowns. Here are tips to avoid airport meltdowns that we have compiled over the years based on our past incidents. Meltdowns due to flight delays #Try to book direct early morning… Read More

Traveling Successfully with Autism

The first time I was asked by a reader how to start traveling, I thought she was pulling my leg. However, I soon discovered that many families with autism had no idea what to do and how to get the process going. Since summer is almost here, I’m sharing some of my tips with you… Read More

The Family Friendly David Intercontinental Tel Aviv

Location The Family Friendly David Intercontinental Hotel ‘s location is ideal for most travelers seeking to explore the different aspects of Tel Aviv life. It not only faces a pristine Mediterranean beach and city park that appeal to beachgoers but borders the famous bohemian neighborhood of Neve Tzedek and the revived charming old railway station… Read More

Colin Brennan -Canadian Singer and Autism Inspiration

 Colin Brennan is a vivacious kid with autism, from Canada, who loves to sing and aspires to become the next Justin Bieber. Colin has participated in several local and international talent shows and hoped to become an inspiration to the Autism Community with his talent. According to his dad, Colin was singing even before communicating in… Read More

Five Steps to Lose Weight on a Cruise

As many of you already know, I wholeheartedly recommend cruising as a vacation option for families with special needs children. However, I agree with some critics that the biggest drawback is, in fact, the accessibility and abundance of food on board. Even though for most of us putting on a pound or two probably won’t… Read More

Q&A with Eva Bronstein-Greenwald- Special Needs Travel Agent

                        Eva Bronstein-Greenwald is the owner of Best Cruises and Travel Now, founder at WE BELONG: Inclusion program in Fairfield County as well as a mother of two daughters, one with autism.  Why is travel important for families with autism? I am a very passionate traveler as are my family members. We love trying various… Read More

Princess Tiana’s Magical Autism Awareness Moment

Ever experienced a ‘down’ day when you’ve felt your work is unnoticed and under appreciated? Well, I had one of those days, yesterday, while stressing over the writing of an article titled, “The benefits of Autistic Travel.” And then the incredible happened. One of my website readers, Denise Klipsic, unknowingly inspired me! So, I had to… Read More

Top Ten Tips for Traveling with Autism

Over the past few weeks, some parents to kids with autism, have approached us with questions to help plan their holiday travel. Although special-needs travel tends to be multi-faceted and somewhat individualized in nature, we’ve learned some things over the years that we hope can help others travel smarter and have a better vacation.For those readers, as well as others,… Read More

How to Spend your Next ‘Stay-cation’

Last month, someone posted a comment on my blog criticizing me for encouraging readers to ‘travel’ during the current difficult economic times. I realized that she like many other people regarded ‘travel’ like an expensive affair that involved long haul flights, distant locations, and extended hotel stays. Although that might be the definition of some,… Read More

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