Hotel Reviews

The Family -Friendly Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center

The Family -Friendly Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center

  Location The landmark Azrieli Center at 136 Menachem Begin Street Tel Aviv, apart from being an amazing 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

The Family Friendly Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

The Family Friendly Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

    Situated at 138 St James Ave in Boston Massachusetts, the upscale  Copley Square Fairmont Plaza Hotel, first opened to the public 1912, is an historic landmark property on Copley Square that is part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.Facing a well manicured park with plenty of fine dining nearby as well as shopping… Read More

Our Stay at the Hotel Ambient Brasov,Romania

Our Stay at the 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 on a quiet street, but also not in the busy center of town unlike other properties. It is within walking… Read More

Featured Destinations

The Family -Friendly Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center

The Family -Friendly Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center

  Location The landmark Azrieli Center at 136 Menachem Begin Street Tel Aviv, apart from being an amazing 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

Eating your Weight in Salads at Itzik Hagadol Restaurant

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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 up… Read More

The Computer History Museum ,Mountain View -Should You Take the Kids?

The Computer History Museum ,Mountain View -Should You Take the Kids?

  Did you know that computer history is actually 2000 years old? Have you ever been fascinated by some of the early  computers from the 1940s ? If your answer is yes,then you definitely 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… Read More

Taking the Kids to Tel Aviv’s Zapari Bird Park

Taking the Kids to Tel Aviv's Zapari Bird Park

Tel Aviv is a congested, fast-paced city and, for the most part, industrial which can give the impression of being quite dirty. That being said, visitors can explore pockets of natural beauty and one of these examples is the park named after the city’s late mayor – Ganei Yehoshua. The park a peaceful oasis, filled… Read More

Restaurant Reviews

Eating your Weight in Salads at Itzik Hagadol Restaurant

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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 up… Read More

Dining at Bucharest’s Iconic Caru’ cu Bere Restaurant

Dining at Bucharest's Iconic Caru’ cu Bere Restaurant

    Caru’ cu Bere, translated as “the beer wagon”, is a German style beer house restaurant on Stavropoleos Street in the Lipscani district of Bucharest. Originally opened in a different location, it moved to this venue in 1899. The Gothic Revival style building is famous for its Art Nouveau dark wood panels, vaulted ceilings and stained glass window… Read More

Thanksgiving Buffet at Embassy Suites’ Oxnard Coastal Grill

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    The Embassy Suites  restaurant has held a special spot in our hearts for almost two decades now. It is there we have celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, met with out of town friends; and for our children growing up it was the place to take them to play in the sand on a clean beach after… Read More

Recent Interviews

Q&A with Jessica Bowers ,Founder of Suitcases and Sippycups

Q&A with Jessica Bowers ,Founder of Suitcases and Sippycups

When and how did you start traveling? I grew up in a family where travel wasn’t a priority, so I never really knew the joy of travel until I was married with children. My husband had a job that required him to travel, so we packed up our little one and went along with him…. Read More

Q&A with Meghan Mulvenna of Special Travelers.com

Q&A with Meghan  Mulvenna of Special Travelers.com

When and how did you think of creating your organization and who would benefit from its service? I had begun traveling with families early on in my career, as a respite provider. I was attracted to supporting such ‘real-world’ experiences for children and families, outside of the educational settings. Then in 2007, I accompanied a… Read More

Q&A with Tawanna Browne Smith, editor of MomsGuide to Travel.com

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  Tawanna Browne Smith is the editor of MomsGuideToTravel.com, a site that provides parents with strategies to help reduce the stress of family travel while also promoting destinations for them to explore . Originally from Brooklyn, NY she now resides in Maryland with her husband and two boys, and is a contributor to USA TODAY and  the TravelChannel.com.We were… Read More

Q&A with Samantha Burns, Founder of Unboundedtravel

Q &A with Samantha Burns Founder of Unboundedtravel

   Sam Burns is a senior at Lely High School in Naples, Florida. Last summer, she attended MIT’s Launch program entrepreneurship  program and designed a travel program tailored to the needs of families affected with autism. Her wish is to revolutionize the way families affected with autism see the world, and the way the world sees them. She… Read More

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