Ron Sandison shares his Tips on Traveling with Autism

  This month we had the opportunity to interview Ron Sandison, a professor of theology, motivational speaker, and writer about his tips on traveling with autism. Ron, who works full time in the medical field is an advisory board member of Autism Society Faith Initiative of Autism Society of American and The Art of Autism. Sandison has a… Read More

Tips for Choosing Hotels for Families with Autism

  One of the most important elements of a vacation is choosing the right lodgings. It is necessary for parents booking the room to take the requirements of their child with autism or other special needs into account. If they have allergies, sensitivities, and other issues, parents need to make sure that these will be… Read More

Top Seven Attractions for Families in Pisa Italy

Pisa is an Italian city most famous for the Leaning Tower of Pisa. However, there is so much more to the city than this one architectural oddity. Here are some of our favorite places to visit in this beautiful city. Leaning Tower of Pisa As mentioned, the city is famous for its Leaning Tower, which… Read More

Pros and Cons of Wheelchair Assistance When Traveling With Autism

  Hi Margalit, I’m Darla from Florida, and I read your blog regularly. It helps reading and being able to relate to the things you write. I have a daughter who is seven years old and diagnosed with severe autism. She is non-verbal but not aggressive to others. It doesn’t happen often, but when she… Read More

Staying with Family at the Vital Hotel Tel Aviv

    Tel Aviv is one of Israel’s major cities, sitting along the Mediterranean coastline. Families traveling through Israel have many hotel options when staying in one of the country’s most famous cities. We stayed at the Vital Hotel during one of our visits to Tel Aviv. The hotel is unusual as it shares a… Read More

Why the Sheraton Tel Aviv is Still Family Friendly

The Sheraton Tel Aviv is a beachside hotel on 115 Hayarkon, Israel, right next to the beautiful Mediterranean sea. Other than its spectacular views, what is most significant about this hotel is that it is the first hotel in Israel to offer vegan-friendly food in all its restaurants. The Sheraton has a lot to offer… Read More

Day Trips From Brasov Romania With Kids

Most travelers who actually visit Romania only see the capital, which is a shame because there is so much to see in the rest of the country. For visitors fascinated by legends and folklore, Brasov is the perfect place, since it is where one of the greatest iconic horror characters lived. There are many places and… Read More

Family Stay at Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

    The Courtyard Long Beach Downtown, located at 3841 N. Lakewood Boulevard, boasts 261 well-appointed rooms. This hotel is an excellent choice for travelers wishing to explore the area of Long Beach or the Island of Catalina for the day. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, the hotel is within walking distance… Read More

Six Suggestions for Hotels Accommodating Autism

With recent US studies showing that 1 in 68 children receive a diagnosis somewhere ‘on the spectrum,’ autism issues are on the rise. There needs to be more attention paid to these matters, especially in the hotel industry. Families who have children with special needs, such as autism, often encounter extra challenges in life. When it… Read More

Visiting the Alhambra Palace with Family

    The Alhambra Palace is a UNESCO world heritage site located in Granada, Spain that features well-preserved Moorish Architecture. It is also a vast and beautiful palace that travelers from around the world flock to see. Visitors can gaze at this fantastic “pearl set in emeralds,” cited as an example of Muslim historical art. If visitors find… Read More

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