Five Great Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Contemporary Resort


No doubt, you've seen photos of this iconic Disney resort hotel. It's a white, modern-looking A-shaped building with the monorail running through the middle of it. But here are some things you may not know, and Five reasons why this Disney hotel is a GREAT place to stay! Convenience. From this resort, you can walk to the Magic Kingdom entrance in about ten minutes. Or better yet, take the monorail that goes right through the resort! There's nothing easier than [...]

Five Great Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Contemporary Resort2016-05-01T17:13:24-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule


Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of April 26, 2016 Magic Kingdom® Park Monorail - The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Now through June 2016 Walt Disney World Railroad Apr. 11- 26, 2016 Epcot Soarin' [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2016-04-26T20:22:48-04:00

Sailing with Character


When you cruise with Disney Cruise Lines, you don’t just cruise, you cruise with characters. Imagine rubbing elbows with Captain Hook and Mr. Smee, dancing with Princesses, chatting with Jack Sparrow, even telling Santa Claus your Christmas Wishes – all this and more can happen on a Disney Cruise. For the most part, character greetings on the cruise happen just like character greetings in the parks. The character greeting schedules are posted in your Personal Navigator as well as through [...]

Sailing with Character2016-04-21T08:08:33-04:00

Pros and Cons of the Disney Dining Plan


When planning for a vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort, you are inundated with information. One of those things is whether or not you should add the Disney Dining Plan to your package. There are multiple variations of dining plans you can choose from, but today we are going to talk about the most popular – The Disney Dining Plan. This dining plan gives you 1 Table Service, 1 Quick Service and 1 Snack credit per person, per night [...]

Pros and Cons of the Disney Dining Plan2019-05-29T14:02:01-04:00

10 Reasons You Why You Should Stay At Disneyland’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa


Napa Rose. This beautiful restaurant has a Napa Valley theme and specializes in California cuisine. It's 16,000-bottle wine cellar offers a selection of 80 wines by the glass and an award winning list of over 450 international wines. You can even dine in the patio with a view of California Adventure! Storytellers Café is another delicious option at The Grand Californian Resort & Spa. The walls feature murals that depict scenes from classic California stories. Enjoy a breakfast buffet with [...]

10 Reasons You Why You Should Stay At Disneyland’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa2016-04-01T16:08:14-04:00

Aladdin’s Oasis Paint The Night Dining Package– A Review


  Disneyland has 2 amazing ways to splurge on dining and get Preferred Viewing for the Paint The Night Parade! You can dine at Blue Bayou or Aladdin’s Oasis. Blue Bayou is a nice sit down restaurant in New Orleans Square; and Aladdin’s Oasis is small café located in Adventureland. At Aladdin’s Oasis, the Paint the Night special is an On-the-Go package which you can dine in or take it with you! The Rules for the Package are Simple: One [...]

Aladdin’s Oasis Paint The Night Dining Package– A Review2016-04-01T16:07:56-04:00

Main Street Confectionery


The Magic Kingdom is home to many fun attractions, funny shows, and great restaurants. What many people skip as they are busily on their way towards the castle are the wonderful stores lining Main Street. One of my favorite is the Main Street Confectionary. The amazing smell coming from the shop is the first thing you will notice before even walking in the door. You will be greeted by beautiful displays of candy and other treats, sometimes portraying new Disney [...]

Main Street Confectionery2016-04-01T16:07:26-04:00

Should I Use Online Check-In for My Walt Disney World Resort Hotel?


Walt Disney World is always working on new ways to enhance your stay. Technology has played a big part in the most recent enhancements. One service that I often get questions about is the Online Check-In option for Walt Disney World Hotels. What is Online Check-In? Online Check-in is available to all Walt Disney World Resort Hotel guests through your My Disney Experience account. It is available as early as 60 days prior to arrival You can choose your estimated [...]

Should I Use Online Check-In for My Walt Disney World Resort Hotel?2020-05-13T15:22:33-04:00

Disney Land and Sea FAQ’s


Many of you may have read my article on Planning for Your First Land and Sea Adventure in which I outlined some of the key factors in preparing for a combination Walt Disney World trip and Disney Cruise Line trip. My husband and I planned this trip to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary despite the fact that I’d always had a fear of cruising. I told myself I could conquer this fear and the vacation went beautifully! Before the trip, [...]

Disney Land and Sea FAQ’s2016-03-25T20:50:59-04:00