• We were first introduced to Mashti Malone’s ice cream in Hollywood during a gourmet tour of Hollywood last September. I have to say we’ve found it hard to stay away ever since! The ice cream shop is run by two brothers from Iran and serves classic flavors as well as more unique ones like Rosewater… [Continue Reading]

    A Taste of Paradise -Mashti Malone’s Ice Cream ,Hollywood
  • Last May when we visited Disneyworld as part of the travelingmom.com conference we were among the first privileged few who during the system’s Magic Plus event got to ‘test drive’ their new MagicBands. This system is Disney’s new concept to create an all-in-one digital device to be used in the theme parks as well as… [Continue Reading]

    How user friendly are Disney’s Magicbands ?
  •   Travelers at the Sheraton  Towers Frankfurt Airport can choose from 1008 beautiful rooms and suites. This high-rise hotel is conveniently located across the street from the airport and it is within walking distance of the nearest train station. Staying at this location is an ideal solution for those that have long layovers or that… [Continue Reading]

    Perfect for a Layover- the Frankfurt Sheraton Towers Hotel
  • How to Obtain Access Marriott Gold Members and those staying in the executive suites have complimentary access to the J W Marriott  Grand Hotel Bucharest Hotel Executive Lounge. Other hotel guests who wish to visit the facility can do so after paying a small upgrade fee. Lounge Location & Views The 8th floor lounge has… [Continue Reading]

    Review of The JW Marriott Bucharest Executive Lounge
  • The Family Friendly Sheraton Lisbon  Portugal  is a high rise located in the Saldana area on Rua Latina Coelho, just about a 10 minute cab ride from the airport. The location is perfect for families away from the hustle of old town, but still near sites such as Edward the Seventh park, multiple restaurants, and the impressive… [Continue Reading]

    The Family friendly Sheraton Lisbon Portugal

Hotels

Perfect for a Layover- the Frankfurt Sheraton Towers Hotel

Perfect for a Layover- the Frankfurt Sheraton Towers Hotel

  Travelers at the Sheraton  Towers Frankfurt Airport can choose from 1008 beautiful rooms and suites. This high-rise hotel is conveniently located across the street from the airport and it is within walking distance of the nearest train station. Staying at this location is an ideal solution for those that have long layovers or that… Read More

The Family -Friendly Hilton Lima

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The Lima Hilton is located in the upscale neighborhood of Miraflores  on Avenida La Paz 1099,one of the city’s  gastronomic multiple  boulevard .The modern high rise ,eleven miles from the international airport is close by to the beachfront and the Larcomar entertainment Mall in an area  filled with restaurants, stores, and  public parks kids can… Read More

Family Fun at the Dan Panorama Tel Aviv

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Location The Dan Panorama Tel Aviv is situated on the city’s beachfront promenade within a short walking distance to many favorite tourist attractions like Neve Zedek, Hatahana, and Old Jaffa. The location is perfect for families since it is close to  city parks, multiple restaurants, museums and the Carmel open market. The hotel The impressive 18 floors  high rise provides a… Read More

Featured Destinations

A Taste of Paradise -Mashti Malone’s Ice Cream ,Hollywood

Taste of Paradise - Mashti Malone’s Ice cream in Hollywood

We were first introduced to Mashti Malone’s ice cream in Hollywood during a gourmet tour of Hollywood last September. I have to say we’ve found it hard to stay away ever since! The ice cream shop is run by two brothers from Iran and serves classic flavors as well as more unique ones like Rosewater… Read More

Tips to Visiting D-Day Normandy Beaches with Kids

Tips to Visiting D-Day Normandy Beaches with Kids

Today June 6 marks the 70th anniversary of what has come to be known as D-Day. On this day in 1944, the Allied forces composed of US, Canadian UK and French soldiers landed simultaneously on five adjacent beaches in Normandy and launched a massive attack on the German army strategically barricaded behind a series of… Read More

Touring the City of David, Jerusalem

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          Touring  the City of David, Jerusalem-guest post by Darya Short The  City of David  considered  by many to be the birthplace of the  holy city of Jerusalem is an archeological park detailing  the city’s historical past.Families can tour ancient houses  and the  watch towers used to defend the water well during sieges… Read More

Dining

Introducing your child with Autism to Baked Alaska

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  When should you introduce your  child with Autism to new foods? One of the best ways to introduce kids with autism to new foods is  through desserts.After all not many people can refuse to try anything that is partly made with ice cream like Baked Alaska. Baked Alaska is a pie made of ice… Read More

Is the Magic Restroom Cafe Fun for Kids with Autism?

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  This week we got to visit the newest addition to L A’s restaurant scene-the Magic Restroom Cafe. Modeled after  Taiwan’s Modern Toilet restaurant chain, the owner Yo-Li decided to open the first toilet themed eatery in the U.S. Unlike some readers’ remarks on social media who expressed disgust with the idea of mixing potty and food my… Read More

Savory introduction to the Kurdish cuisine at Niroj restaurant

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Have you ever felt like taking a break from your current career and starting over? That’s what Niroj’s owner Luqman Barwari did. After a lifelong career as a scientist, he decided he to open the restaurant he’s been dreaming of, for years. Barawi’s concept was to offer Kurdish food in a home-like atmosphere -and Niroj in… Read More

Recent Interviews

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

Q&A with Tony Gross of ‘TalkRocketGo’ mobile app

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TalkRocket Go, the product of Canadian based company MyVoice, is an innovative mobile app for iPads and iPhones that utilizes voice synthesis technology to allow verbal communication for people with autism and brain injuries. Some of the app’s unique features include: “locabularies”–location (GPS) based phrases—and an interactive “support studio” that enables family members or teachers to preprogram and add… Read More

Q&A with Christine Frances Poe of Travelling Tikko™

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Please intoduce us to yor family I live with my husband Brett and our sons Bryce ( 13) and Dorian ( 10) in Burlington, ON. Brett works in transportation and loves jamming with the “Kanuck” band. I’m an entrepreneur working from home.  My passion; advocating for autism.  I love writing , singing, and creating and… Read More