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9 Surefire Road Trip Tips for Autism Families

Embarking on a road trip with kids can be tricky for any family but it can be even trickier for autism families. There are so many factors to consider and so many potential sources of upset with long car trips. Your kids could have vestibular sensitivity and may be...

Wonderful Wellington NZ

When we first planned on travelling to New Zealand, Wellington was not high on our list of must-do locations. It doesn't have the cosmopolitan vibe of Auckland or the historic pull of Napier or the geothermal wonders of Rotorua. Apart from being the capital city of...

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is located 4 kilometres south of Dubbo NSW. It’s one of the biggest drawcards in central west NSW and is home to hundreds of animals, spread out over 300 hectares of bush and open plains. The zoo is home to lions, tigers, hippos, gibbons,...

Parkes Radio Telescope

We intended to do a quick pit-stop at the Parkes Radio Telescope as part of our journey south to Canberra. I remembered it from my own youth as a giant metal dish in the middle of nowhere with not a lot else going for it (though I do distinctly remember buying my...

8 Hours in Orlando International Airport

An airport might be a weird place to gush about, but Orlando International Airport is almost a destination in itself. As someone who once spent eight hours there - with our autistic kids - I can tell you it sure beats being stuck at some other airports! I once spent...

Reflecting on Our Holiday Planning and Preparation

Hi there! After a hiatus due to #ourUSAadventure, we are back home and ready to get back into blogging and writing and working again. Our trip was wonderful - it went better than we could have ever expected. It's rare that something you build up in your mind lives up...