Exploring Eva Perón’s Buenos Aires with Kids

Following Evita, the 1996 blockbuster musical starring Madonna in the lead role, there was a renewed interest in Argentina’s former first lady Eva Perón, commonly known by the diminutive form of that name – Evita. She was a controversial figure who started out as a struggling actress before marrying President Juan Perón, becoming his second… Read More

Is Giordano’s Deep Dish Pizza Worth the Hype?

For the past several years, we’ve wanted to try out Giordano’s, a very highly rated Pizzeria chain with numerous branches city and nationwide started over 200 years ago in Torino, Italy. The chain referred to as ‘Chicago’s Best Pizza’ has been awarded prestigious titles by renowned institutions like NBC, CBS Chicago, New York Times, Chicago… Read More

10 Favorite NYC Spots to Visit with Kids

Planning a family trip to a big city like New York can be a daunting task for most parents, let alone for parents of kids with autism. After several readers had sent in questions about their pending  New York vacations, we thought it might be helpful to list our top ten favorite NYC spots to visit for… Read More

Eight Must -Do Brussels Activities for Kids

  Most people know Belgium is home to the European Union’s headquarters, but international politics are certainly not all this country has to offer travelers. Superb culinary treats and cities packed with beautiful historical architecture await visitors. The state also takes its comic books quite seriously. Belgium’s capital city, Brussels, is additionally well known for its’… Read More

Family Stay at Sofitel Brussels Le Louise

Almost three kilometer-long, Brussels’ Avenue Louise lined with department stores, galleries and fancy boutiques is adjacent to the posh Sofitel Brussels Le Louise Hotel where we had the privilege of staying last month. The upscale property with 169 rooms including ten suites offers unique hospitality and a welcome reception from the beginning to the end of… Read More

The Family -Friendly Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center

    The landmark Azrieli Center at 136 Menachem Begin Street Tel Aviv, apart from being an incredible architectural feat in its own right; houses a multi-floored shopping mall and the Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center Hotel. Being next to the Ayalon highway with easy access to trains, cabs, buses and the airport, not to… Read More

Dining at Jaffa’s Itzik Hagadol Restaurant

We first visited Itzik Hagadol in Jaffa, Israel back in 2011. We were walking back to our beachfront hotel – the David Intercontinental, after spending the afternoon in the famous Jaffa flea market. We loved the restaurant so much that we’ve since made going back there a family tradition of sorts.   As you come… Read More

The Computer History Museum, Mountain View

Did you know that computer history is 2000 years old? Have you ever been fascinated by some of the early computers from the 1940s? If your answer is yes, then you need to put the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California on your bucket list. However, this museum with its 20 plus exhibits is also a must-see for… Read More

Must Have Items when flying with Autism

This month’s question comes from a Facebook follower, a parent, who is wondering what items are essential to pack when flying with a kid on the autism spectrum. Of course, each kid has his or hers favorite things so my tips will solely focus on the ‘essential items’ in all categories, that should be packed with… Read More

Hotel Ambient Brasov,Romania

The Ambient, a family friendly property in Romania’s mountain area city of Brasov, is the perfect hotel to serve as a home base for travelers wishing to explore the Transylvania region. This hotel is not only on a quiet street but also away from the busy center of town, unlike other properties located in the… Read More