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7 09, 2017

Treats at Goofy’s Candy Co.

2017-08-23T13:15:37-04:00

Located in Disney Springs is a wacky and colorful sweet shop called Goofy’s Candy Co. If you’ve never heard of it, you should definitely give it a try! Here at Goofy’s Candy Co. you’ll be able to find different kinds of Mickey shaped treats that you wouldn’t be able to find elsewhere in the parks! Let’s take a look at some of the unique sweets that can be found here! As you can see above, Goofy has a Masters degree [...]

Treats at Goofy’s Candy Co.2017-08-23T13:15:37-04:00
5 09, 2017

11 Tips for the 2017 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

2017-08-23T13:09:19-04:00

    Are you attending or wanting to attend the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival this fall? Check out my favorite tips! Share! First and foremost, sharing is caring right? Second, there are so many delectable dishes to sample that getting full on just a few would be blasphemous. This is the perfect time to practice the two-bite rule…. over, and over, and over again! Stop at the Festival Center! Make sure to pick up your festival passport! This [...]

11 Tips for the 2017 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival2017-08-23T13:09:19-04:00
17 08, 2017

Tips for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2017

2017-08-03T14:00:46-04:00

Are you attending or wanting to attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party this fall? Check out my favorite tips! Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is a special ticketed event. You will have to buy your ticket apart from your Walt Disney World Package. Dates sell out, especially those closest to Halloween! If you have your heart set on a specific date, make sure to buy them early! The second Boo To You parade is less crowded, mostly because [...]

Tips for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 20172017-08-03T14:00:46-04:00
16 08, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-08-16T12:46:47-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of August 10, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Splash Mountain 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. Jan. 17 - TBD Aug. 28 - Nov [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-08-16T12:46:47-04:00
15 08, 2017

Grand Cayman Turtle Centre

2017-07-26T15:00:37-04:00

Grand Cayman is a wonderful vacation destination, both as a port to visit on a cruise and as a place to spend a week. Most people think of Stingray City or Seven Mile Beach when they think of Grand Cayman but there is so much more to see and do! The Grand Cayman Turtle Centre is the island’s largest land based attraction. The emphasis of the park is on research and conservation, not only for the many species of turtles, [...]

Grand Cayman Turtle Centre2017-07-26T15:00:37-04:00
10 08, 2017

Free My Disney Experience and Magic Band E-Course

2017-07-26T09:48:43-04:00

Planning a Disney vacation can be overwhelming. There are so many things to think about, such as what resort should I stay at? Where should we eat? What park should we visit on what day? These are all questions your travel agent can answer for you, as they guide you along in the process. While travel agents are a great wealth of knowledge and worth their weight in gold, I feel it is also important for the vacationers themselves to [...]

Free My Disney Experience and Magic Band E-Course2017-07-26T09:48:43-04:00
8 08, 2017

How long should you stay at Walt Disney World?

2017-07-26T09:45:09-04:00

  Many clients contact me and know exactly how many days and nights they want to go to Walt Disney World. However, many clients rely on my expertise to help them make this decision. I’m so glad they do! Deciding how long to stay at Walt Disney World, especially if you’ve never been there, can be a daunting task. Well, I’m here to make it a little easier! Consider the following factors when making your decision of how long to [...]

How long should you stay at Walt Disney World?2017-07-26T09:45:09-04:00
4 08, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-08-04T11:26:35-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of August 2, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain 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. Jan. 17 - TBD Aug. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-08-04T11:26:35-04:00
3 08, 2017

FAMILY FUN AT WINTER SUMMERLAND

2017-07-26T09:41:33-04:00

  If you've stayed at a Disney Resort Hotel with a Magic Your Way package, you may have received vouchers for your family to play a free round of miniature golf. And if you've opted to skip this experience, you should definitely try it next time! My favorite mini golf course is Winter Summerland, where Santa is taking a vacation, and it's Christmas all year round! My family loved the Winter course (there's a Summer course as well) and spent [...]

FAMILY FUN AT WINTER SUMMERLAND2017-07-26T09:41:33-04:00
1 08, 2017

Ghost Portraits at Memento Mori

2017-07-26T09:34:27-04:00

Nestled outside of the Haunted Mansion is a creepy little shop, dedicated to all things spooky. This small, Haunted Mansion themed, souvenir shop is called Memento Mori. Memento Mori is home to a lot of cool and creepy items that are all based off your favorite spooky attraction. From home goods to tees, this shop has it all! But there’s one gem in this shop, that is often overlooked - Portraits. That’s right, you can get your very own, morphing [...]

Ghost Portraits at Memento Mori2017-07-26T09:34:27-04:00
27 07, 2017

Disney’s Blizzard Beach With Small Kids

2017-06-28T14:21:23-04:00

A lot of people skip over the water parks when they go to Walt Disney world, especially families with young children. Some think there wouldn’t be much for them to do, however, there is SO MUCH for little ones at Disney’s Blizzard Beach, my two year old loves it! First of all, there is a whole toddler/preschool play area called Tike’s Peak. It if off to the right after you come in the gates. There are plenty of chairs over [...]

Disney’s Blizzard Beach With Small Kids2017-06-28T14:21:23-04:00
26 07, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-07-26T13:57:59-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of July 26, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain 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. Jan. 17 - TBD Aug. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-07-26T13:57:59-04:00
25 07, 2017

A Fixer Upper Vacation

2017-06-28T14:16:16-04:00

  Have you seen the HGTV show called Fixer Upper? If you haven’t and have no idea what I’m talking about, then don’t waste your time reading this article. But, if you’re one of the thousands who are glued to their television every time Chip and Joanna Gaines come on the show to transform a house in the Waco, Texas area for someone, read on because you might just want to adjust your Vacation Plans from some high priced destination [...]

A Fixer Upper Vacation2017-06-28T14:16:16-04:00
20 07, 2017

Cruising with Kids on NCL Epic

2017-06-28T14:05:57-04:00

Cruising NCL with kids is an amazing experience. The NCL Epic is a great ship for families and multigenerational trips. Here are some wonderful things about cruising with kids on this ship. Youth Programs – NCL’s Youth Program is divided into groups: Guppies (ages 6 months to 3 years), Splash Academy (ages 3 – 12 years), and Entourage (ages 13 – 17 years). The Splash Academy is further divided by age: Turtles (ages 3 – 5 years), Seals (ages 6 [...]

Cruising with Kids on NCL Epic2017-06-28T14:05:57-04:00
19 07, 2017

A Taste of the Caribbean at Universal’s Sapphire Falls Resort

2017-07-17T22:05:22-04:00

I recently stayed at Universal’s newest resort, Sapphire Falls. It really brings the Caribbean and a bright, fresh experience to your vacation! And here are my Top 5 Reasons to stay. The Lobby is large, open and inviting…   With Charging Stations and plenty of open seating, it’s a great place to meet your family and friends before or after your day at the parks. Cheerful, vibrant rooms I loved the color scheme in the rooms! The crisp white with [...]

A Taste of the Caribbean at Universal’s Sapphire Falls Resort2017-07-17T22:05:22-04:00
18 07, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-07-18T12:19:42-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of July 18, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain 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. Jan. 17 - TBD Aug. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-07-18T12:19:42-04:00
18 07, 2017

Planning a Walt Disney World & Universal Vacation

2017-06-28T13:00:10-04:00

  Having a hard time deciding between taking a vacation to Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando? Why not visit both? If you want to spend a few days at Walt Disney World and a few days at Universal, you can easily split your vacation between the two. If possible, I suggest devoting a day to each theme park. Walt Disney World has 4 parks - Animal Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom. Universal Orlando now has 3 parks [...]

Planning a Walt Disney World & Universal Vacation2017-06-28T13:00:10-04:00
14 07, 2017

3 Reasons to Use Disney’s New Express Transportation

2017-07-14T10:48:53-04:00

Express Transportation is Disney’s newest way to keep you moving while at the Parks! It is so easy to add to your theme park tickets, and we loved using it on our recent trip! Here are my 3 reasons you need to add this on your next trip! Easy to Add Just stop by the Concierge Desk at your Resort to add the Express Transportation to your Magic Bands. If you aren’t staying at a Disney Resort, or you went [...]

3 Reasons to Use Disney’s New Express Transportation2017-07-14T10:48:53-04:00
13 07, 2017

4 Reasons to Attend the Star Wars Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party!

2017-06-28T12:55:02-04:00

I always loved doing the Dessert Parties during Star Wars Weekend, so I was excited to try this new opportunity at Hollywood Studios! Here are my 4 Reasons you should do it too! It’s Inside: Moving the Dessert Party inside means you don’t have to worry about rain or inclement weather!   We are in Florida and you never know when the next thunderstorm will roll through or an unexpected freeze will occur in the winter.   If the fireworks are canceled, [...]

4 Reasons to Attend the Star Wars Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party!2017-06-28T12:55:02-04:00
11 07, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout, Disney’s California Adventure’s Newest Attraction!

2017-06-28T12:48:03-04:00

Disney’s California Adventure newest ride, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout open officially opened to the public on May 27, 2017. This highly anticipated attraction is everything you imagine it to be and more. You must ride this ride several times to get the full effect, six times to be exact. There are 6 different songs that play along with six different rider profiles. These experiences are unique. Playlist includes all the classics from the 60’s, 70’s, and early [...]

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout, Disney’s California Adventure’s Newest Attraction!2017-06-28T12:48:03-04:00
10 07, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-07-10T17:27:55-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of July 10, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain 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. Jan. 17 - TBD Aug. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-07-10T17:27:55-04:00
7 07, 2017

5 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Celebration of Harry Potter Package at Universal Orlando

2017-06-28T12:32:01-04:00

Potterheads unite! For the past 4 years, at the end of January/early February, Universal Studios Orlando has held A Celebration of Harry Potter. This special event brings together Harry Potter fans with the actors and artists who helped bring J.K. Rowling’s magical world to the big screen. So you wanna go right? Before you pull the trigger, here are 5 things you should know before you book your Celebration of Harry Potter package! If you know you want a Premium [...]

5 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Celebration of Harry Potter Package at Universal Orlando2017-06-28T12:32:01-04:00
5 07, 2017

Disney’s Castaway Cay Beach Cabanas– What’s Included?

2019-06-05T07:29:42-04:00

Updated June 4, 2019, with new information. Located on both the family and adult only beaches Disney offers 25 private luxurious cabanas to rent for the day while at Castaway Cay.  Not only are they a hideaway with their own private beaches they include many amenities as well.  On our last cruise, we were able to secure one and enjoyed having our own refuge for the day.  The day before arriving at Castaway Cay day you will receive a model [...]

Disney’s Castaway Cay Beach Cabanas– What’s Included?2019-06-05T07:29:42-04:00
3 07, 2017

Disney Dining Plan Snack Credits

2017-06-28T12:07:43-04:00

  So you’ve purchased one of the Disney dining plans and have no idea what to do with the multitude of snack credits included in the plan.  Disney’s dining plan brochures list a few examples which include popcorn, soda, water and fruit.  While these are all certainly good choices (because we all know Disney popcorn is the best on earth!) there are many more interesting ways to redeem your snack credits. There are three different dining plans offered by Disney [...]

Disney Dining Plan Snack Credits2017-06-28T12:07:43-04:00
29 06, 2017

Recreation on NCL Epic

2017-06-15T22:39:12-04:00

NCL Epic is large ship, bursting from bow to stern with fun activities. From pools to bowling to trivia, there is plenty to do from sun up to sun down (and even after)! Pools – The pool areas on NCL Epic are much more than just pools. There are 2 main pools (one in the adult only section), 5 hot tubs, water slides, and an aqua park for the youngest cruisers. The slides include 2 body slides and 1 tube [...]

Recreation on NCL Epic2017-06-15T22:39:12-04:00
27 06, 2017

Step by Step How to Mobile Order at Satu’li Canteen

2017-06-15T22:13:24-04:00

While visiting the Valley of Mo’Ara you are bound to get hungry! And they have a delicious, healthy quick service restaurant for you at the back of the Valley called Satu’li Canteen. Satu’li Canteen is also a part of Disney’s new mobile ordering system and it is so easy to use! You will need to utilize your Mobile My Disney Experience App, Select Dining, and then Animal Kingdom As of June 2017, there are 2 restaurants in the Animal Kingdom [...]

Step by Step How to Mobile Order at Satu’li Canteen2017-06-15T22:13:24-04:00
26 06, 2017

“Eat to the Beat” Bands line-up for 22nd Epcot Food and Wine Festival

2017-06-27T16:36:37-04:00

"Eat to the Beat" Bands line-up for 22nd Epcot Food and Wine Festival Eleven new-to-the-festival bands, including Kenny G., Squeeze and 10,000 Maniacs, join 21 fan-favorite musical acts for a diverse lineup of pop hit makers to rock America Gardens Theatre stage throughout the festival’s 75-day run. Other new acts to appear are: The Hooters, Baha Men, Lauren Alaina, Mark Wills, American Authors, Devon Allman, Postmodern Jukebox and Blue October. Guests also can tune into their favorite returning bands that [...]

“Eat to the Beat” Bands line-up for 22nd Epcot Food and Wine Festival2017-06-27T16:36:37-04:00
23 06, 2017

Everything You Need to Know about Tapu Tapu

2017-06-23T08:37:07-04:00

Volcano Bay is a mysterious Island at Universal with many adventures just waiting for you! Your Key to all the fun is your Tapu Tapu! What is a Tapu Tapu? Tapu Tapu is a wearable interactive band much like your fitness band. Once you scan your ticket at the park entrance, you will be given your Tapu Tapu. TIP: Be sure and ask for the Rubber Band, because playing in the water and sliding down slides may cause the band [...]

Everything You Need to Know about Tapu Tapu2017-06-23T08:37:07-04:00
22 06, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-06-22T12:53:50-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of June 22, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain 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. Jan. 17 - Jun. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-06-22T12:53:50-04:00
22 06, 2017

Cruising Concierge Level aboard the Disney Dream

2019-06-04T14:25:27-04:00

                        Updated June 4, 2019, with new information. Are you looking for the ultimate way to cruise or vacation? Then Disney Cruise Line’s Concierge Level is for you! This ultimate service standard is unlike anything else I’ve experienced and truly sets the bar high. Here are my top reasons why you need to consider it on your next trip. Pre-Arrival Services – From the time you book until your [...]

Cruising Concierge Level aboard the Disney Dream2019-06-04T14:25:27-04:00
21 06, 2017

Tips for Getting the Most out of Volcano Bay

2017-06-15T22:00:03-04:00

Volcano Bay is an amazing water park – in fact it is probably the best water park! You can spend an entire day enjoying this attraction, and here is how to get the most out of your stay! Book Seating Chairs and umbrellas are first come-first served in the beach areas of the park. Your best bet is to reserve Premium Seating or Cabanas. Premium Seating comes with 2 padded loungers, a locker, cover and a personal server all day! [...]

Tips for Getting the Most out of Volcano Bay2017-06-15T22:00:03-04:00
20 06, 2017

Cars Family Suites at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

2017-05-26T11:39:06-04:00

  With the new Cars 3 movie released this summer, no doubt your kids will be falling in love with the characters all over again, and what better time to start planning a trip to Walt Disney World in Florida to stay in a Cars-Themed Family Suite at Art of Animation Resort? This resort is classified as one of Disney's Value Resorts, but this resort doesn't skimp on anything! Here's what you'll get when you stay in a Cars Family [...]

Cars Family Suites at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort2017-05-26T11:39:06-04:00
19 06, 2017

Don’t Miss These 10 Things at Pandora!

2017-06-15T21:51:25-04:00

  The World of Pandora is truly larger than life! And many of the beautiful attractions are obvious such as the Floating Mountains, the Na'Vi River Journey and the Flights of Passage. However, there is so much more to see – and you don't want to miss these 10 things! Flaska Reclinata The Valley of Mo'Ara has many unique plants and animals! Your first encounter will be with the Flaska Reclinata. It will be on your right as you enter [...]

Don’t Miss These 10 Things at Pandora!2017-06-15T21:51:25-04:00
16 06, 2017

What You Need to Know Before Experiencing the Attractions in Pandora!

2017-06-15T21:37:15-04:00

Pandora, the world of Avatar, is a world like no other! It is beautiful and mesmerizing and full of Disney magic! Disney Imagineers have really created wonderful technology for you and your family to enjoy. But, in order to get the most out of the magic, here are some things you need to know about each ride. Na'Vi River Journey The Na'Vi River Journey is an absolutely beautiful ride through the Valley of Mo'Ara. You and your team are in [...]

What You Need to Know Before Experiencing the Attractions in Pandora!2017-06-15T21:37:15-04:00
15 06, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-06-15T10:01:11-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of June 14, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain 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. Jan. 17 - Jun. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-06-15T10:01:11-04:00
15 06, 2017

5 Fun Disney Springs Activities For Kids

2017-05-26T11:39:35-04:00

  Disney Springs is a great place to head on the arrival day of your Disney World Vacation. No theme park tickets are required and is a great place for shopping, delicious food and treats and better yet, fun activities for your kids! While this list is not exhaustive of everything that you could do, it will give you a few of my, I mean, my kid’s favorites! Everyone loves Mr. Potato Head, I mean, what isn’t there to love? [...]

5 Fun Disney Springs Activities For Kids2017-05-26T11:39:35-04:00
13 06, 2017

Looking for a different kind of character breakfast? Then try out Chip ‘N Dale’s All-You-Care-To-Eat Harvest Feast at Epcot!

2017-05-25T15:01:37-04:00

This truly unique restaurant is located in The Land Pavilion at Epcot. It is nestled above Living with the Land attraction. The restaurant slowly rotates above the attraction for a sky box view of The Lands! There are two levels to the restaurant, with the lower level seating booth style and a closer look at The Lands.   This view is preferred, so I recommend asking for a booth upon arrival. As soon as you are seated, your pals Chip 'N [...]

Looking for a different kind of character breakfast? Then try out Chip ‘N Dale’s All-You-Care-To-Eat Harvest Feast at Epcot!2017-05-25T15:01:37-04:00
9 06, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-06-09T11:57:27-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of June 9, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain 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. Jan. 17 - Jun. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-06-09T11:57:27-04:00
8 06, 2017

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge 2 Bedroom Villa

2017-05-24T20:45:44-04:00

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is tucked away on the corner of Disney property, surrounded by Savannah's of Giraffe, Zebra, and many other animals. This is one of the most themed resorts on property, and has beautiful guest rooms. The villas are spacious and have a lot of character. Just check out my photos and you will see why you should stay here! First of all, one, two, and three bedroom villas are a great option for larger families, or any family [...]

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge 2 Bedroom Villa2017-05-24T20:45:44-04:00
6 06, 2017

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

2017-05-24T20:32:49-04:00

  Universal’s CityWalk is full of live entertainment, shopping, dining and more! Located just outside of the Universal Orlando theme parks, you do not need park admission to take advantage of exploring the CityWalk area. Perfect for enjoying a day away from the parks, grabbing a bite to eat during a break from the parks, or enjoying some after hours entertainment while staying on property or in the Orlando area. While there are so many great places, you can’t help [...]

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen2017-05-24T20:32:49-04:00
1 06, 2017

How to Handle a Not So Picture Perfect Trip to Walt Disney World

2017-05-24T20:23:10-04:00

  I love social media. Really, I do! But, the truth of the matter is that you rarely see anyone post a less than flattering picture of themselves on social media. What you do see is a whole lot of perfectly altered vacation photos: photos of smiling families in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle, photos of smiling children on Dumbo or riding it’s a small world!, cool looking fathers carrying kids on their shoulders and oohing and ahing over the [...]

How to Handle a Not So Picture Perfect Trip to Walt Disney World2017-05-24T20:23:10-04:00
30 05, 2017

Reason Why You Should Take a Cruise?

2017-05-01T08:47:09-04:00

  There are so many reasons why to choose a cruise for your next vacation!   One of the top reasons to take a cruise is the incredible value they offer to your vacation since the initial cost of your cruise includes almost everything you will need from mouth-watering dining, accommodations, entertainment, and not to mention the opportunity to explore unknown places. Most cruises run for $100 per person or less per day, which is much cheaper than if you were [...]

Reason Why You Should Take a Cruise?2017-05-01T08:47:09-04:00
25 05, 2017

A Timeline for Your Walt Disney World Vacation

2017-05-01T08:43:01-04:00

There’s so much that goes in to planning a Walt Disney World vacation – from dining reservations to FastPasses to booking all of those special experiences that make your vacation practically perfect in every way. Along with the planning comes a very specific timeline that’s very important to follow. Not only will your travel planner help you with choosing a resort and making sure you have a well thought out itinerary, but we will also help to ensure you stay [...]

A Timeline for Your Walt Disney World Vacation2017-05-01T08:43:01-04:00
23 05, 2017

Specialty Dining on NCL Epic

2017-05-24T15:45:56-04:00

  On the NCL Epic, the Freestyle way of life really comes to life with all of the different dining options available. The Epic has 11 complimentary dining options as well as 7 specialty dining , which have a surcharge. You can purchase dining packages or in some cases, receive a dining package for free (depending on available discounts). Children can order from the kid’s menu at specialty restaurants for no extra charge or order from the specialty menu for [...]

Specialty Dining on NCL Epic2017-05-24T15:45:56-04:00
18 05, 2017

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party VS Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

2017-04-26T10:26:16-04:00

    Are you thinking about attending either Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) or Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party (MVMCP) in 2017, BUT aren't sure which to choose? Let me assist you in your decision! You will find a few main differences between the two parties… Décor! Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party – Halloween/Fall Decorations Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party – Christmas/Holiday Decorations. It even SNOWS on Main Street! Treats included in the price of your event ticket! [...]

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party VS Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party2017-04-26T10:26:16-04:00
16 05, 2017

Making Memories at Walt Disney World

2017-04-25T16:33:22-04:00

Making memories is the main objective for most people and families when they venture to a Disney Park for vacation. Sometimes vacation can seem like it only lasts for a few moments even if your trip lasts for days. Here are a few ways that you can make the most out of capturing moments of time to cherish forever. Anyone remember the song “Making Memories” from the Disney Sing Along Songs VHS? Well if you do then you know that [...]

Making Memories at Walt Disney World2017-04-25T16:33:22-04:00
12 05, 2017

Rainy Day Plan for Disney’s Castaway Cay

2017-05-07T11:57:34-04:00

  Just like a wedding it’s never in the plans to have rain during your vacation, however our day at Castaway Cay had both. Unlike most destinations the professional Disney staff not only made our rainy day a blast, but also pulled off a complete wedding with no hiccups. Below are some tips we learned in case you run into the same scenario. Lighten Up the Day bag; everything you really need is on the island and since it’s overcast [...]

Rainy Day Plan for Disney’s Castaway Cay2017-05-07T11:57:34-04:00
10 05, 2017

The Rivers of Light Dining Package: A Review

2017-05-07T11:50:33-04:00

There has been much excitement over Rivers of Light: not only the show itself, but the Dining Package as well! Similar to Hollywood Studios’ popular Fantasmic, Animal Kingdom is offering a Dining Package with Preferred Viewing Seats. I scheduled the Dining Package on my recent trip to Disney and wanted to share my experience! You currently have 2 choices for the Dining Package:   Tusker House and Tiffins. Tusker House is a family friendly buffet with Donald and his friends, and [...]

The Rivers of Light Dining Package: A Review2017-05-07T11:50:33-04:00
8 05, 2017

On the Rocks Poolside Bar and Grill at Saratoga Springs Resort- A Review

2017-05-07T11:49:25-04:00

  If you look up a definition of “on the rocks”, you’ll find several different options. You say something is “on the rocks” if it is likely to fail. If you order a drink “on the rocks”, it means it has ice in it. But, the “On the Rocks” I want to tell you about is the great poolside bar and grill located at Walt Disney World’s Saratoga Springs Resort. Saratoga Springs Resort has a unique story. It is inspired [...]

On the Rocks Poolside Bar and Grill at Saratoga Springs Resort- A Review2017-05-07T11:49:25-04:00
4 05, 2017

Bon Voyage character breakfast

2017-04-26T13:10:59-04:00

The Bon Voyage character breakfast is the newest dining option at Walt Disney World. It is located at Trattoria al Forno on the Boardwalk, so there is no theme park ticket required to dine. At this location, you dine with a set menu as opposed to the normal buffet, and you can meet Ariel, Prince Eric, Rapunzel, and Flynn Ryder. Upon arrival, you are given a menu and asked which beverage you would like. My server was holding orange juice, [...]

Bon Voyage character breakfast2017-04-26T13:10:59-04:00
2 05, 2017

Character Dining at 1900 Park Fare

2017-04-19T09:25:59-04:00

  Every time I visit Walt Disney World, I try at least one new place to dine. For my last trip home, I decided one of these restaurants would be 1900 Park Fare. I had heard so many great things and wanted to experience it for myself. I couldn’t decide between breakfast and dinner, so I chose both! Let me share a little about each dining experience and what I loved about them. Things to know about 1900 Park Fare: [...]

Character Dining at 1900 Park Fare2017-04-19T09:25:59-04:00
25 04, 2017

Freestyle Complimentary Dining on NCL Epic

2017-04-04T12:30:25-04:00

On all NCL ships, the focus is on Freestyle Cruising which means there is no set dining time each night, there’s no strict dress code, and you won’t be stuck seated with tablemates you can’t stand each night (unless they’re part of your family!). On the NCL Epic, the Freestyle way of life really works with all of the different dining options available. The Epic has 11 complimentary dining options as well as 7 specialty dining options, which have a [...]

Freestyle Complimentary Dining on NCL Epic2017-04-04T12:30:25-04:00
20 04, 2017

Why you would visit Disneyland if you’re a Walt Disney World fan

2017-04-04T15:16:01-04:00

I know people who are die-hard Walt Disney World fans and can’t imagine scheduling a vacation to Disneyland. They’ve either never been to the original Disney theme park and feel like they must be loyal to Walt Disney World, they went as kids and feel like they’ve seen everything Disneyland has to offer, or they’ve heard that Disneyland is smaller than Walt Disney World and think they might be bored there. Well, I’m here to set the record straight! If [...]

Why you would visit Disneyland if you’re a Walt Disney World fan2017-04-04T15:16:01-04:00
18 04, 2017

A Celebration of Harry Potter Packages

2017-04-04T14:57:00-04:00

Now that you have decided to attend Universal’s annual Celebration of Harry Potter, it is time to decide which vacation package will give you the perfect dose of magic! Vacation packages for the 2018 Celebration of Harry Potter have not been released yet, BUT the following information will help you figure out if you “need” the premium package. (We all “need” the premium package right?) These packages SELL OUT very quickly, especially the Premium ones. The first difference between the [...]

A Celebration of Harry Potter Packages2017-04-04T14:57:00-04:00
13 04, 2017

Art of Animation: The Little Mermaid Room

2017-03-23T15:36:04-04:00

Deciding where to stay at the Walt Disney World can be an overwhelming and exciting choice. There are plenty of great options, but one of my all-time favorites is The Little Mermaid Room at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. The Little Mermaid Room is perfect for all ages. The décor immerses you under the sea as soon as you walk in. There is a curtain that you can pull between the vanity and the beds so that your significant other [...]

Art of Animation: The Little Mermaid Room2017-03-23T15:36:04-04:00
11 04, 2017

Yummy Alcoholic Drinks & Where to Find them

2017-03-23T14:18:04-04:00

  Ever wonder where you can get the most delicious, alcoholic drinks while you’re on your Walt Disney World Vacation? And I’m not talking about just a beer, I’m talking about the really, special drinks! Well then look no further! Today I’m going to not only tell you the yummiest drinks Walt Disney World offers, but where you can find them. Let’s get started! The first drink that I am absolutely obsessed with, is the Magical Star Cocktail. This drink [...]

Yummy Alcoholic Drinks & Where to Find them2017-03-23T14:18:04-04:00
6 04, 2017

A Great Low-Cost Disney Vacation Option

2017-03-23T01:57:45-04:00

As a travel agent, I'm always looking for good deals for my clients. This is especially true for vacations to Walt Disney World in Florida. This destination is a magical trip for any family, but making these memories can sometimes be costly. I want to share some information about an often-overlooked ticket option at Disney World: The Park Hopper Plus (formerly known as the Water Park Fun & More option). This ticket can help give you a great Disney vacation [...]

A Great Low-Cost Disney Vacation Option2017-03-23T01:57:45-04:00
5 04, 2017

The New MagicBand 2 : Getting the Most Out of the Magic!

2017-04-04T15:25:56-04:00

Disney recently released new MagicBands and there are a lot of changes! Magic Bands were Disney’s form of wearable technology: a small electronic device that is worn on the body and performs a data exchange with other devices. MagicBands opened up the world of keyless entry: no more fumbling for the Disney Room Card to open the door or the scrambling to find the Ticket to gain your fast pass! It could all be done with a swish of your [...]

The New MagicBand 2 : Getting the Most Out of the Magic!2017-04-04T15:25:56-04:00
4 04, 2017

7 Ways To Cure Your Post Disney Blues

2017-03-23T01:53:02-04:00

  You are having the most magical time at Walt Disney World. Then, you come back to your resort room that final night only to find your eviction notice, the dreaded “Tragical Express” papers, the sign that your vacation has come to an end. Now what? It has gone too fast and you are already beginning to miss the fun you had. Here are 7 ways to cure your post Disney blues. Book your next vacation! Disney usually offers a [...]

7 Ways To Cure Your Post Disney Blues2017-03-23T01:53:02-04:00
28 03, 2017

Outdoor Kitchens at the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival

2017-03-23T01:48:38-04:00

The EPCOT International flower and garden festival is taking place now through the end of May, and you don’t want to miss it! This festival has been going on for well over 20 years, but it’s only been recently that Walt Disney World has introduced food booths called “outdoor kitchens” to the festival. If you are familiar with the Food and Wine Festival in the fall, this is the same concept but on a smaller scale. There are 15 booth, [...]

Outdoor Kitchens at the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival2017-03-23T01:48:38-04:00
23 03, 2017

Rediscover Your Inner Child in Fantasyland

2017-03-03T17:59:49-04:00

There are many reasons I love Walt Disney World. Probably one of the biggest reasons is it gives our family an opportunity to escape from the troubles of the real world even if just for a few days. The “Disney Bubble” as we call it refreshes and renews us and gives us much needed down time from reality. As a travel planner I’m often asked if families with older children should allow time to visit Fantasyland. My answer every single [...]

Rediscover Your Inner Child in Fantasyland2017-03-03T17:59:49-04:00
21 03, 2017

Planning Walt Disney World for Teenagers

2019-06-03T14:10:16-04:00

  Many people think that Walt Disney World is just for children and many think it’s just for girls. Well, I’ve got news for them: Walt Disney World is for all ages and genders. I’ve recently had the opportunity to plan a trip to Walt Disney World with two teenage boys in mind. It has been a different planning process than when I had little girls, to be sure. No longer do we focus on the Disney Princesses, Winnie the [...]

Planning Walt Disney World for Teenagers2019-06-03T14:10:16-04:00
16 03, 2017

A Celebration of Harry Potter – Universal Studios Orlando

2017-02-27T18:14:34-04:00

A Celebration of Harry Potter – Universal Studios Orlando Potterheads unite! For the past 4 years, at the end of January/early February, Universal Studios Orlando has held A Celebration of Harry Potter. This special event brings together Harry Potter fans with the actors and artists who helped bring J.K. Rowling's magical world to the big screen. During this three-day event, not only do you have the opportunity to enjoy the everyday amazingness of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, BUT [...]

A Celebration of Harry Potter – Universal Studios Orlando2017-02-27T18:14:34-04:00
14 03, 2017

Star Wars at Disney Springs

2017-02-27T11:41:23-04:00

Hollywood Studios is always on my to do list! And Tatoine Traders is my place to stop and shop for Star Wars Gear! However, if you aren’t planning to go to the parks, you just ran out of time, or the park was too crowded, there’s another place to find all your Star Wars fan favorites – Disney Springs! Disney Springs has 6 great shops to find that unique souvenir for your Star Wars Fan! The West Side Star Wars [...]

Star Wars at Disney Springs2017-02-27T11:41:23-04:00
10 03, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-03-10T09:23:45-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of March 9, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Walt Disney World Railroad Hall of Presidents Prince Charming Regal Carrousel 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. Jan. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-03-10T09:23:45-04:00
9 03, 2017

5 Must-Know Tips Before You Travel to Disneyland

2017-03-09T12:54:22-04:00

Have you ever been to Disneyland Theme Park? Or will this be your very first time visiting this incredible park? There are so many things to do and see all at one magical place. Whether you have never gone before or go all the time here are 5 Must-Know Tips before your next visit to Disneyland Theme Park! 1. One of the best unknown tips is that the best time to go to Disneyland is in mid to late September, [...]

5 Must-Know Tips Before You Travel to Disneyland2017-03-09T12:54:22-04:00
7 03, 2017

The Daily Poutine in Disney Springs

2017-02-27T11:03:19-04:00

  Are you a French fry lover? Do you scope out places for French fries like I do? Then there is one place in particular that you need to make sure you pay a visit to, or in my case, two or three visits to. If you didn’t know, Disney Springs updated and added a whole bunch of new shops, restaurants and even cute, little snack kiosks around the area. My favorite? The Daily Poutine! The Daily Poutine is a [...]

The Daily Poutine in Disney Springs2017-02-27T11:03:19-04:00
2 03, 2017

3 Not to Miss Shows at SeaWorld Orlando

2017-02-23T13:40:18-04:00

SeaWorld Orlando is made up of mostly shows, but it can be hard to fit them all in to one day. Check out my top three show picks and be sure not to miss them. If you have more time and can see more, that’s great! But here is my list of must do’s: 1.) Blue Horizons: This is the dolphin show, and is definitely a must do, and the show I was most impressed with! Dolphins are super smart, [...]

3 Not to Miss Shows at SeaWorld Orlando2017-02-23T13:40:18-04:00
28 02, 2017

Gluten Free at Walt Disney World

2017-02-27T11:33:54-04:00

Walt Disney World has amazing food! If you have a gluten allergy you may be wondering if you will be able to enjoy your dining experiences while visiting. The answer is YES! Disney goes above and beyond for their visitors with food allergies. Here is an overview of what to expect when vacationing at Walt Disney World with a gluten allergy. Where to Begin: The first step is to add a note of your special dietary needs when making your [...]

Gluten Free at Walt Disney World2017-02-27T11:33:54-04:00
22 02, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-02-22T17:23:16-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of February 22, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour Walt Disney World Railroad Hall of Presidents 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 [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-02-22T17:23:16-04:00
21 02, 2017

5 All Inclusive Resorts in Mexico for Families with Young Kids

2017-01-31T16:08:12-04:00

I’ve been asked a lot lately what all-inclusive resorts in Mexico are best for families traveling with young kids. There are so many wonderful resorts but I’ve narrowed down to 5 of my favorites. You will have loads of family fun at any of these resort options. Paradisus Playa Del Carmen La Esmeralda: Having a great kid’s club is a must when traveling with little ones. I love this resort because it offers daycare services starting at 12 months old! [...]

5 All Inclusive Resorts in Mexico for Families with Young Kids2017-01-31T16:08:12-04:00
16 02, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-02-16T15:00:37-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of February 15, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour Walt Disney World Railroad Hall of Presidents 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 [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-02-16T15:00:37-04:00
16 02, 2017

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar

2017-01-26T10:10:06-04:00

One of my favorite places in Disney Springs to Explore is Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar! It’s inspired by Jock Lindsey, the seaplane pilot, that helped Indiana Jones escape the jungle in “Raiders of the Lost Ark!” We only saw Jock for a brief few minutes in the movie, but thanks to Disney’s Imagineers, we can relive his experiences and adventures through his bar! The Restaurant and Bar is a replica of a 1940s float plane hanger that is full of [...]

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar2017-01-26T10:10:06-04:00
14 02, 2017

Mermaid Makeover at Pirates League in the Magic Kingdom

2017-01-25T21:32:47-04:00

Lots of little girls want to be princesses and get a makeover at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at Walt Disney World. But what if your little one isn't into princesses? Or what if she's outgrown the princess stage? Disney has just the thing for you: The Mermaid Makeover at Pirates League in Magic Kingdom! There are two packages you can choose from: The Standard Mermaid Package ($39.95), and The Deluxe Mermaid Package ($79.95). Both packages include mermaid makeup, a mermaid hairstyle [...]

Mermaid Makeover at Pirates League in the Magic Kingdom2017-01-25T21:32:47-04:00
9 02, 2017

5 Epcot Flower and Garden Must-Do’s!

2017-01-25T21:25:53-04:00

  Epcot’s 2017 Flower and Garden Festival kicks off March 1st and runs until May 29th. Most of the events during the Festival are included in your Epcot theme park ticket. When planning your must-do list make sure the Festival activities on your list do not require a separate purchase or have a separate admission fee! Are you attending the Festival for the first time? Here is my list of Festival must-do’s!   Garden Rocks Concert Series –The Garden Rocks [...]

5 Epcot Flower and Garden Must-Do’s!2017-01-25T21:25:53-04:00
7 02, 2017

How to Decide Where to Go on Your Family Vacation

2017-01-25T10:19:50-04:00

  It’s time to plan a Family Vacation! But, oh, the stress that comes with deciding on where to travel! I’m here to help relieve you of some of the stress that goes along with that decision. There are several factors that might affect your choice of destination. Here are five factors that may help you narrow down your Vacation Destination: Age of Travelers- If you are traveling as a couple with just two adults, this category of factors does [...]

How to Decide Where to Go on Your Family Vacation2017-01-25T10:19:50-04:00
2 02, 2017

L’Artisan des Glaces at Epcot

2017-01-24T10:36:05-04:00

L'Artisan des Glaces is a French ice cream shop found at the France pavilion in EPCOT at Walt Disney World. It is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the world showcase, but is not to be missed! Choose from 16 flavors, single or double scoop, in a cone or cup for a cool treat on a hot day. This shop didn’t open until noon the day I visited, but it was well worth the wait. Not only can [...]

L’Artisan des Glaces at Epcot2017-01-24T10:36:05-04:00
31 01, 2017

Top 5 Tips for a Large Family Disney Vacation

2017-01-24T10:38:45-04:00

Disney Vacations can sometimes be a once in a lifetime ordeal for a large, extended family. And these types of trips aren’t a walk in the park to plan! Especially if Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles and Cousins are all involved!  Personally, I’ve been on multiple extended family Disney Vacations since I was a young child. Today I’m going to give you my top five biggest tips when planning a large family Disney Vacation. #1 - Determine your budget. The most important [...]

Top 5 Tips for a Large Family Disney Vacation2017-01-24T10:38:45-04:00
30 01, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-01-30T05:25:13-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of January 30, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour Walt Disney World Railroad Hall of Presidents 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 [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-01-30T05:25:13-04:00
27 01, 2017

Walt Disney World: Common Questions Answered

2017-01-25T07:12:17-04:00

  Planning a Disney vacation can be overwhelming and leave you with many questions. Every Disney vacation should be magical from start to finish! I’m here to give you answers to common questions and help put your mind at ease as you start planning your Walt Disney World vacation! Booking My Vacation When should I book my vacation? If possible, I recommend booking your vacation at least 7 - 8 months in advance. There are many details that go into [...]

Walt Disney World: Common Questions Answered2017-01-25T07:12:17-04:00
25 01, 2017

Karamell-Küche – Epcot’s Caramel Kitchen

2016-12-27T15:17:48-04:00

Snacks. We all love snacks, especially Disney World snacks. Epcot is definitely not lacking in the snack department. I've noticed recently many Disney lovers I know are quick to name France as their favorite Epcot snack destination, but today I implore you to give the Germany pavilion a chance. The Germany pavilion is located in between China and Italy. You will be able to smell the Karamell-Kuche before you even see it! It smells heavenly! Germany's Karamell-Kuche (Caramel Kitchen in [...]

Karamell-Küche – Epcot’s Caramel Kitchen2016-12-27T15:17:48-04:00
23 01, 2017

Why I Loved Tiana’s Riverboat Party – Ice Cream Social and Viewing Party

2016-12-27T15:09:22-04:00

There’s a new Dessert Party in the Magic Kingdom and it’s hosted by Princess Tiana and Naveen! Having been to Dessert Parties for special viewing of parades and fireworks in the past, I thought Tiana’s Party was extra special and was well worth the money! And Here’s Why! Two-Part Dessert Party! You have 2 chances to enjoy all the desserts you can eat! First, under the shady pavilion, while waiting to board the Riverboat, you can indulge on strawberry, chocolate [...]

Why I Loved Tiana’s Riverboat Party – Ice Cream Social and Viewing Party2016-12-27T15:09:22-04:00
20 01, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-01-20T13:38:45-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of January 19, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour Walt Disney World Railroad Hall of Presidents 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 [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-01-20T13:38:45-04:00
20 01, 2017

Puerto Vallarta-A Great Family Vacation Destination

2017-01-10T15:08:30-04:00

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a wonderful destination for a family looking for a warm destination to travel to during the winter months.   The friendly people, amazing weather, beautiful resorts and good food make it a great place to visit for all ages. Resorts: Resorts can be found in 4 different locations-downtown Puerto Vallarta, the Puerto Vallarta Marina area, Nuevo Vallarta, and Punta Mita. You’ll find both all-inclusive resort options and resorts that aren’t all-inclusive. There are some terrific restaurants throughout [...]

Puerto Vallarta-A Great Family Vacation Destination2017-01-10T15:08:30-04:00
18 01, 2017

Fun Facts about SkyPark at Santa’s Village

2016-12-27T14:37:29-04:00

Have you heard the news?? SkyPark Santa’s Village is now open!! Yes, that is correct Santa’s Village located in Lake Arrowhead, California has finally reopened after 20 long years of waiting. Phase 1 is currently up and running, and everyone is anxiously awaiting the next stages to be complete. SkyPark at Santa's Village is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm (closed on most holidays). Every guest must sign a waiver electronically before they can enter the park you [...]

Fun Facts about SkyPark at Santa’s Village2016-12-27T14:37:29-04:00
16 01, 2017

The 5 Hotels at Universal Orlando- An Overview

2016-12-27T13:22:07-04:00

Many travelers go to Orlando to visit Disney World and include a day at Universal Orlando. What many people don’t know is that Universal Orlando has its’ own set of amazing hotels and theme parks. You might find that the adventurous spirit at Universal Orlando appeals to your family better than other theme parks if you’re traveling with teenagers or young adults. With 3 theme parks to choose from- Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay (the newest in [...]

The 5 Hotels at Universal Orlando- An Overview2016-12-27T13:22:07-04:00
13 01, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-01-13T18:22:37-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of January 12, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour Liberty Square Riverboat Walt Disney World Railroad Hall of Presidents 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 [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-01-13T18:22:37-04:00
13 01, 2017

Tips from a Mom: Traveling to Disney with Infants and Toddlers

2017-01-13T06:38:58-04:00

I cannot tell you how many people have said to me that they want to wait until their babies are old enough to remember their Disney Vacations before they plan a trip. While I understand the sentiment, I also want to reply with “you do things for your babies every single day that they won’t remember” and, “If YOU want to go to Disney, GO!” A vacation to Disney with an infant can still be mostly what you want to [...]

Tips from a Mom: Traveling to Disney with Infants and Toddlers2017-01-13T06:38:58-04:00
11 01, 2017

Finding a Quiet Spot on a Disney Cruise

2016-12-27T13:11:40-04:00

Everyone has heard (or even experienced) how wonderful a Disney cruise is. It has something to offer everyone: families, singles, couples, grandparents – every age group, every vacation style. There is something magical about a Disney cruise. But with all of those people on board how do you find any quiet time? There’s always the spas and adult dining locations where you can take advantage of relaxation but what about just finding a place to do nothing but enjoy some [...]

Finding a Quiet Spot on a Disney Cruise2016-12-27T13:11:40-04:00
9 01, 2017

Unique Photo Spots around Disney World

2016-12-27T13:11:26-04:00

If you’re anything like me then when you think of your Disney World vacation, you instantly start imagining all the different photo possibilities that you’re able to create while there! I tend to go a little extreme with photos, but because of this, I have found fun and very different from the usual spots for photos! And today I’m going to share them with you! Lets start out in Magic Kingdom! Besides the obvious photo spot (Cinderella’s Castle, of course!) [...]

Unique Photo Spots around Disney World2016-12-27T13:11:26-04:00
5 01, 2017

Reasons to Love Port Orleans French Quarter

2016-12-27T11:04:23-04:00

At Walt Disney World you can choose from 5 moderate resorts when choosing on-property accommodations: Caribbean Beach, Coronado Springs, The Cabins at Fort Wilderness, Port Orleans – Riverside, and Port Orleans - French Quarter. Each of these resorts has unique theming and offer a different experience. I’ve had the privilege of staying at 3 of the 5 moderate resorts. Let me share with you the reasons you will love staying at Port Orleans - French Quarter.   Size - It’s [...]

Reasons to Love Port Orleans French Quarter2016-12-27T11:04:23-04:00
3 01, 2017

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-01-03T14:24:29-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of January 3, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour Liberty Square Riverboat Walt Disney World Railroad Hall of Presidents 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 [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-01-03T14:24:29-04:00
3 01, 2017

Chef Mickey’s Brunch

2016-12-27T10:18:45-04:00

Chef Mickey’s is located at Disney’s Contemporary resort, which is on the monorail near the Magic Kingdom theme park. My favorite thing about this buffet is not that you get to see five characters all at once (although that is amazing), but it’s that you get to eat a mixture of breakfast and lunch foods. The prices for the brunch are listed in the below photo, as well as a sampling of some of the foods offered to guests dining [...]

Chef Mickey’s Brunch2016-12-27T10:18:45-04:00
28 12, 2016

My 5 Favorite Things About Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa

2016-12-02T09:43:04-04:00

Location – This seems obvious, right? Aulani is in Hawaii, so how could it be anything less than fantastic. To me, one of the best things about Aulani, is that it is Ko’Olina. This is on the less touristy, less busy side of Oahu. You’re 27 miles away from Waikiki, 26 miles from North Shore, and 17 miles from Pearl Harbor. This means that you feel very secluded and private, but you’re not far from lot of other activities. Food [...]

My 5 Favorite Things About Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa2016-12-02T09:43:04-04:00
26 12, 2016

Four Parks in one day: A Disney Challenge!

2016-12-02T09:34:36-04:00

If you've visited Walt Disney World more than once, and are looking for something new and exciting to try for your next trip, I've got the perfect idea for you! All Four Walt Disney World Parks in ONE Day! First, a few caveats: I wouldn't recommend this for your first trip to Disney. If it's your first time, you'll want to enjoy all the fun in each park and take your time experiencing all the special attractions that Disney has [...]

Four Parks in one day: A Disney Challenge!2016-12-02T09:34:36-04:00
23 12, 2016

The Best Hotels at Disney for Infants and Toddlers

2016-12-02T09:27:34-04:00

Last month I posted tips on visiting Disney as an Expectant Mother. This month we fast-forward to taking those sweet babies on a Disney vacation. This is the first in a series of blog posts with some simple tips for traveling to Disney with an infant or young toddler. Today we tackle one the hardest decisions; where to stay. I always recommend staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel so that is what this writing will be focused on. [...]

The Best Hotels at Disney for Infants and Toddlers2016-12-02T09:27:34-04:00
21 12, 2016

Updated for 2017: Do You Have What It Takes To Become a Jedi?

2016-12-02T09:20:51-04:00

Just as Ezra met his trials at the Lothal Jedi Temple, so must you at the Mysterious Jedi Temple in Disney’s Hollywood Studios! The Temple is a place where Jedi Masters take their young Padawans to determine if they are ready to become Jedi. Jedi Training is for all Padawans ages 4 through 12 who want to test their skills in the Force under the watchful eye of a Jedi Master! Head over to the stage by Star Tours and [...]

Updated for 2017: Do You Have What It Takes To Become a Jedi?2016-12-02T09:20:51-04:00
19 12, 2016

10 Reasons to Sail on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Class Ships

2016-12-02T11:46:46-04:00

Have you ever found yourself looking for the perfect family vacation with enough activities for the kids and family but with plenty to do for the adults too? Look no further than the Oasis Class Ships on Royal Caribbean.   The Oasis, Allure and Harmony of the Seas are the largest cruise ships at sea and are a great way to get away and enjoy a great family vacation. I can go on and on about how amazing these ships are [...]

10 Reasons to Sail on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Class Ships2016-12-02T11:46:46-04:00
16 12, 2016

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2016-12-16T16:54:52-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of December 14, 2016 Magic Kingdom® Park The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour Liberty Square Riverboat Walt Disney World Railroad Hall of Presidents 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 [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2016-12-16T16:54:52-04:00
16 12, 2016

5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

2016-12-02T08:59:05-04:00

There are so many resorts to choose from at Walt Disney World! There are 3 levels of resorts- Value, Moderate, and Deluxe. How do you choose? You have to decide what is important to you and what your budget will allow. I say that if you can make a Deluxe Resort fit into your budget, you should choose one of those. And Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is one of the best choices because of the following 5 reasons: Nautical Theme- [...]

5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort2016-12-02T08:59:05-04:00