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Finding a Quiet Spot on a Disney Cruise


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 Cruise2016-12-27T13:11:40-05:00

Beat the Heat at Walt Disney World


  Summer time in Florida is hot. There’s just no way around it. But it’s also a very popular time to visit Walt Disney World so I’m here to give you some tips on how to beat the heat when visiting the Most Magical Place on Earth in the summer months. Disney has two water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. These can be added on to your park tickets to allow entrance to both during your stay. The parks [...]

Beat the Heat at Walt Disney World2016-05-17T09:30:41-04:00

Staying at a Good Neighbor Hotel is a Great Plan for Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration!


Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration will be going on until September of 2016. This once in a lifetime vacation can be within your budget when you stay at a Good Neighbor Hotel! In April, I was given the opportunity to learn about and tour Disneyland’s Good Neighbor Hotels, and they really have a lot of offer! To receive a Good Neighbor recognition, you must meet Disney’s high standards of amenities, service, price and location. There are 4 types of Good Neighbor Hotels [...]

Staying at a Good Neighbor Hotel is a Great Plan for Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration!2015-09-30T15:21:33-04:00

6 Things You May Have Missed About the Paradise Pier Hotel


Many pick the Paradise Pier Hotel at the Disneyland Resort because of its awesome location and affordable price! However, there are 6 hidden benefits inside this comfortable, cheerful resort that you might want to consider: 1. Business Center The Business Center, located on the second floor, provides 24 hour access to computer and printing services. You can print your boarding passes and Disneyland Tickets free of charge with other services for a small fee. 2. Fitness Center Staying fit while [...]

6 Things You May Have Missed About the Paradise Pier Hotel2015-03-01T17:12:49-05:00

Tips for the parks – part 4


Looking for tips and strategies to make your trip smoother? Here are some ideas to help you out! · FYI - For those flying in for the Disneyland parks - read over the following: In order to utilize the Disneyland Resort Express, guests may fly into Los Angeles International airport (LAX) or John Wayne airport (aka Orange County airport SNA) *In order to utilize the Super Shuttle, guests may fly into John Wayne Airport (SNA), Long Beach Airport (LGB), Los [...]

Tips for the parks – part 42015-01-28T12:56:20-05:00

Caribbean Beach Resort


For adventure, excitement, and to allow your inner child come out? Or are you a Pirate of the Caribbean fan or just love pirates then you must book your next vacation at the Walt Disney World Caribbean Beach Resort in Orlando, Florida. The adventure truly begins the minute you check into this amazing resort and one look at the pirate themed rooms, pirate ship shaped beds, the entire room makes you feel like you are in a scene from your [...]

Caribbean Beach Resort2014-06-30T15:21:10-04:00

Death Match 2014- Day 9 trip report


Disney's Grand Californian Resort Background: About a year ago, I got a great idea for a road trip. I'd take my kids, fly from my hometown of Houston TX , to San Diego CA, and then drive from San Diego to Oakland. We'd stop and see all the sights along the way, and then fly home from Oakland. Then I asked my friend Gina, who lives in California, if she'd like to come along. With her kids. She agreed, and [...]

Death Match 2014- Day 9 trip report2014-06-23T20:12:52-04:00

Girl’s Getaway on The Disney Dream


I recently went on the Disney Dream with my daughter, my two friends, and their daughters. The planning started months ago during a trip to see Frozen. It was so much fun to talk about it and makes plan in the months leading up to the cruise! My daughter and I were the only ones in our group that had been on a Disney cruise before. I was so excited for my friends to experience the Disney Dream! The day [...]

Girl’s Getaway on The Disney Dream2014-05-27T21:03:20-04:00

Art of Animation Cars Section


Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is a great option for larger families who still want to stay together in one room. This resort is considered “value plus”, and has whimsical Disney touches and fun themes for each section. There are three sections of suites and one section of standard rooms, but today I wanted to focus on just the Cars section of the resort. When you approach the buildings, you are immediately transported into the world of Cars, and feel [...]

Art of Animation Cars Section2014-03-23T19:48:19-04:00

River Ranch RV Resort


My family camped at River Ranch RV resort over president’s day weekend. River Ranch is located in Central Florida about an hour from Disney World. River Ranch RV resort is located right next to Westgate River Ranch Resort. There is so much to do at River Ranch. There is a marina which is on the Kissimmee River. The facilities also have horseback riding, mini- golf, a petting zoo, tennis & basketball courts, and skeet shooting. There is a pool and [...]

River Ranch RV Resort2014-02-27T19:13:22-05:00

Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Disney’s Contemporary Resort


10. Disney's Contemporary Resort has some of the largest standard rooms you'll find on Disney property. It's nice to have some extra space and not feel so crammed into a tight space. Standard rooms can sleep up to 5 guests with two queens and a day bed. 9. Awesome views! Whether you are located in the tower and have a Theme Park view or a Bay Lake view, you really can't go wrong with either one. Yes, having a view [...]

Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Disney’s Contemporary Resort2014-01-28T18:22:34-05:00

Want to be a rock star? (or just vacation like one!)


  You can feel like a rock star on your next vacation when you stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando! From the moment you check in, you’re surrounded by everything musical. Photographs of musicians, authentic rock ’n roll memorabilia, musical instruments, and actual music, too! All the decorations have a musical flair, and it’s fun to try and spot all the interesting items. When you get to your room or suite, you’ll find top-notch furnishings fit for [...]

Want to be a rock star? (or just vacation like one!)2014-01-28T17:31:09-05:00

Coronado Springs Resort & Spa


Step into the world of Colonial Spain and relax in the comfortable, easy-going yet festive atmosphere at the Coronado Springs Resort! The Coronado Springs Resort is an American Southwest themed resort providing over 1900 rooms around a 22-acre lake, Lago Dorado. From the Lobby to the resort rooms, the Old Southwest can be seen in every detail. The Lobby Ceiling Contains a Beautiful Southwest Mosaic Ranchos Style Rooms Southwest Feel Along the Walkways The design and layout of the Coronado [...]

Coronado Springs Resort & Spa2013-12-18T08:47:46-05:00