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2024 April, 3

Cruising with Disney (Adult’s Version)

2024-04-03T14:53:52-04:00April 3, 2024|Disney Cruise Line|0 Comments

    In June 2013, our little family embarked on our first Disney Cruise Line vacation aboard the Disney Fantasy. We were surprised by the number of couples traveling without kids. At one point, I remember my husband asking “why are you sailing Disney without kids?” The answer was always “ask us at the end of the week.” In my 8 sailings with Disney, I can fully attest that their service is unrivaled. When we began to plan our 20th anniversary trip, a few “adult-only” options were discussed, but we continually came back to Disney Cruise Line. We always enjoy [...]

2024 February, 27

Universal’s Monster Makeover

2024-02-27T10:30:28-05:00February 27, 2024|Universal Studios Orlando|0 Comments

If you’ve ever visited Universal Studios during Halloween Horror Nights, then you know that Universal is home to some of the most skilled makeup artists around. Now through April 7, 2024, guests visiting Universal Studios Florida can undergo their very own spooky transformation. Guests can choose between 28 different full transformations and 10 different half-transformations. Since I’m a huge fan of Halloween Horror Nights, I knew that I had to take advantage of this opportunity.      I started the process by making a reservation at https://shop.universalorlando.com/shop/monster-makeover for an 11 am appointment on Sunday, February 11th. Reservations are available on [...]

2024 January, 25

A Perfect Day Off at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort

2024-01-25T11:00:18-05:00January 25, 2024|Disney World, Resorts|0 Comments

A Perfect Day Off at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort If you’ve ever visited Walt Disney World in Florida, you know it can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a VERY tiring vacation! A typical day in the parks probably begins with a 6:30 am wake-up call, and ends with bedtime around midnight, with about 7-10 miles of walking in between! By the third or fourth day, the whole family can start feeling a bit (understandably) crabby, but I have a solution. Add a day to your hotel stay, but don’t add a day to your park [...]

2023 December, 7

A Perfect Day Off at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort

2023-12-07T10:23:43-05:00December 7, 2023|Disney World, Resorts|0 Comments

A Perfect Day Off at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort   If you’ve ever visited Walt Disney World in Florida, you know it can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a VERY tiring vacation! A typical day probably begins with a 6:30 am wake-up call, and ends with bedtime around midnight, with about 7-10 miles of walking in between! By the third or fourth day, the whole family can start feeling a bit (understandably) crabby, but I have a solution! Add a day to your hotel stay, but don’t add a day to your park tickets, [...]

2023 November, 7

A Perfect Day Off at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

2023-12-07T10:25:10-05:00November 7, 2023|Disney World, Resorts|0 Comments

A Perfect Day Off at Disney’s Contemporary Resort If you’ve ever visited Walt Disney World in Florida, you know it can be a lot of fun, but it’s also an EXHAUSTING vacation. A typical day probably begins with a 6:30 a.m. wake-up call and ends with bedtime around midnight, with about 7-10 miles of walking in between! By the third or fourth day, the whole family can start feeling a bit (understandably) crabby, but I have a solution! Add a day to your hotel stay, but don’t add a day to your park tickets, and take a Day Off in [...]

2023 October, 14

A Perfect Day Off at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

2023-10-14T10:12:59-04:00October 14, 2023|Disney World, Resorts|0 Comments

A Perfect Day Off at Disney’s Polynesian Resort If you’ve ever visited Walt Disney World in Florida, you know it can be a lot of fun, but it’s also a very tiring vacation. A typical day probably begins with a 6:30 a.m. wake-up call, and ends with bedtime around midnight, with about 24,000 steps in between! By the third or fourth day, the whole family can start feeling a bit (understandably) crabby, but I have a solution! Add a day to your hotel stay, but don’t add a day to your park tickets, and take a Day Off in the [...]

2023 August, 11

Who should use a travel advisor?

2023-08-11T12:30:43-04:00August 11, 2023|Travel|0 Comments

We all know there are many options for planning a vacation on your own – There are plenty of travel websites and apps that are easy to use, social media sites where you can ask your friends’ opinions, and internet spots to help you build a bucket list. But a Travel Advisor can be a great resource, and here are some situations when it’s a great idea to hire one to help you! 1. You’ll be visiting a new destination. There are so many questions when planning a visit to a new place: Which area is best for your family [...]

2023 January, 5

What’s the Deal?

2023-01-05T16:21:37-05:00January 5, 2023|Disney News, Disney World, Uncategorized|0 Comments

There is a lot of buzz today as Walt Disney World released new offers for 2023, including a promotion for a free dining card. Since this is a new promotion, let’s break down what it entails. Stay up to date on all the latest with Disney, Universal and beyond over on our Instagram! So what's the deal? Guests booking a non-discounted package that is a minimum 4-night stay with 4-day theme park tickets are eligible to receive a Disney Dining Promo Card. The total value of the card will vary based on check-in dates, resort hotel, and length of stay. [...]

2022 November, 21

Castillo Suite at Disney’s Gran Destino Resort

2022-11-22T07:44:47-05:00November 21, 2022|Disney World, Resorts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Castillo Suite at Disney's Gran Destino Resort During our most recent stay at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, we were lucky enough to be upgraded to the absolutely gorgeous Castillo Suite for a one-night stay. This space features 2 full bedrooms that sleep up to 6 guests, 2.5 bathrooms, a full dining area, complete with a large entertaining space.  We are excited to show you around this gorgeous space - let's take a tour! When you open the door, don't the beautiful living room distract you! Look to the right to see the half bath so you don't miss it! The [...]

2022 October, 17

Preparing for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

2022-10-17T12:38:53-04:00October 17, 2022|Disney Travel, Disney World|0 Comments

Excitement is building at Travel with the Magic as four of our agents prepare for a journey to a galaxy far, far away. We will be boarding the Halcyon Starcruiser next week for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. The Starcruiser is unlike anything Disney has created before, so we want to share insights with you. - Consider a pre-stay at a Walt Disney World Resort. Arrival for the Starcruiser begins at 1 pm. You will want to be there as early as possible to make the most of your voyage. You don’t want to risk a flight or traffic delay impacting your [...]

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