Top Disneyland Indoor Rides and Attractions for Autism

  Albert Hammond may make beautiful music, but he was a little off with “It never rains in Southern California.”  The truth is, it does rain, most often during the winter months. Then, of course, there’s the Southern California summer when average temperatures can easily surpass 100 degrees fahrenheit. So, whether you are visiting the… Read More

Top Eight Reasons to Avoid Flying Through LAX

    Over the years Los Angeles International airport has been described by visitors in many ways none too flattering.As a travel blogger I pass through the airport at least once a month since it is my hometown airport but in all honesty, I cringe every time.There are so many things that are wrong with… Read More

Visiting Hollywood’s iconic El Capitan Theatre with Kids

  Opened back in the 1920’s the El Capitan Theatre is commonly known as “Hollywood’s first home of spoken drama.” Last month my family was treated to an early screening of Disney Pixar’s Coco here, and from the moment I walked up, I felt as if I was stepping back in time. Located at 6838… Read More

12 Things Pixar’s Coco Will Teach Your Kids

  Last week I had the privilege of attending the press junket for Disney Pixar’s Coco.The movie takes place on Mexico’s Dia de Los Muertos and focuses on Miguel a would be a teen musician. Furthermore, it introduces viewers to Mexican culture and traditions in a detailed and endearing way. Since some readers may not… Read More

Pixar’s Coco will change your perspective on Culture Family & Death

I have to admit I was curious to see this latest Pixar release ‘Coco.’  Having heard so much about it, I wanted to see for myself how the movie could affect viewers’ perspective on culture, family, and death. After watching an early screening of ‘Coco,’ I’m happy to say that it didn’t disappoint. In fact,… Read More

Pixar’s Coco Press Junket Highlights Mexico’s Family Traditions

  It is quite a privilege to be invited to a press junket, so I was delighted to partake in Disney’s latest for the Pixar ‘s Coco events.  The PixarCoco presentations were spread over two days. The first day we attended the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. The following day we were invited to a… Read More

10 Favorite Literary Destinations for Kids with Autism

    Did you know that you can easily introduce your kids to different cultures from all over the world? You can do this by reading books and watching movies. But what will make the story truly memorable is visiting the locations where the books take place. Though some parents do not think about literary destinations… Read More

Eight Halloween Theme Park Celebrations for Families with Autism

  Every year most  US kids are ecstatic to know Halloween is coming. Why is this? Well, it is the first of the major holidays leading up to Christmas. But for kids and parents with autism Halloween can be scary. Starting with the fact, the celebrations happen mostly in the dark can in itself be… Read More

Finding Nirvana at The Mark Hopkins Hotel Lounge

  One of my favorite perks when staying at a hotel is getting access to its club level lounge when it has one. Some disappoint, and others make me regret I can’t stay longer. Last week my son and I had the privilege of staying at San Francisco’s iconic Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel. After being… Read More

Family Stay at the Hilton Bonnet Creek Orlando

  The Hilton Bonnet Creek Orlando is a  large 1000 room hotel set within the 482-acre Bonnet Creek Nature Preserve. This property located on the outskirts of  Walt Disney World is close to  Disney Springs. The hotel is a sound choice for conference well as families visiting nearby theme parks.Last June, we had the opportunity… Read More

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