Visiting Hollywood with Kids

Hollywood is an exciting place to explore at all ages especially for kids and teens. Even though we live in Los Angeles for many years, and have visited countless times it still is my son’s favorite place to go and walk around when he has a free day. For those among you who have visited yet… Read More

How Autism Friendly are Disney’s Character Breakfasts?

  After several parents approached me about a starting a  separate section on the website to answer questions, I’ve decided to start the  ‘Ask Margalit’ column.Readers can either contact me via our FB page or through the contact form on this website. Though only a select few will be answered in this section, rest assured that ALL… Read More

Family Stay at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

  We chose to stay at the Yacht Club as the five-story, 630-room resort, is conveniently located along Crescent Lake across from Disney’s hotel and the restaurant-packed Boardwalk. It is close to the two theme parks we love the most; Epcot is within walking distance and Hollywood Studios a short boat ride away. Completed in 1990,… Read More

Family Fun at the Apple Farm Inn, San Luis Obispo

  The Apple Farm Inn—located at 2015 Monterey Street in San Luis Obispo, California— is a member of California’s Boutique Hotel Collection and a family friendly gem in Central California. Situated conveniently right off the 101 freeway the quaint Victorian-style hotel offers primarily Inn rooms (large rooms, suites, and indoor corridors) and trellis-court rooms. Smaller rooms and… Read More

Top Family Friendly Sites to Explore in Israel

The country of Israel, though barely a speck marked on world maps is a land that appeals to tourists of all religions, all countries and  all walks of life. Whether you like wildlife, history, archeology, geography or culture; you are guaranteed a unique sensory experience. So, for those who have never visited as well as those… Read More

Shopping at the Dollar Store

As a frequent traveler, I’m always on the lookout for special deals; and this includes discounted much-needed travel items. In the US, some of the best places to obtain necessary goods for my family trips are the local Dollar Store like the 99 cents store and the dollar tree. The stores are a treasure trove for purchasing many… Read More

Ten Autism Friendly Spots in Vienna, Austria

  Vienna is a very family friendly city, experientially diverse with great places to explore. Unlike Paris, London and Rome that tend to be the more popular European cities to visit, the Austrian capital has fewer crowds of tourists typically during the busy summer months; providing touring families with autism a unique opportunity to introduce their… Read More

Family-Friendly Marriott Santa Clara

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the Marriott Santa Clara on 2700 Mission College is right off the 101 Freeway, close to the California Great America theme park, the new 49ers Levi’s Stadium and the Santa Clara convention center. A favorite with business travelers and sports fans, the hotel, is 15 minutes from San… Read More

California’s Great America Theme Park

  Tucked away in the center of Silicon Valley is California’s Great America Park. Built back in the 70’s and currently owned by Cedar Fair (who have Knott’s Berry Farm and several other parks across the U.S), this Park is filled with family-friendly activities as well as fast-speed roller coasters rivaling Disneyland and Six Flag Magic Mountain… Read More

Taking your Kids to the Minnesota State Fair

  This week we finally managed to scratch off a bucket list event – Taking our kids to the Minnesota State Fair. The ten day long fair in August, nicknamed “The Great Minnesota Get-Together” is the largest US State Fair boasting  1,824.830 visitors this year! The fairgrounds are midway between St Paul and Minneapolis and… Read More

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