One of the most exclusive experiences at Disney World is the Chef’s Table at Victoria and Albert’s. Here’s a review.
No destination is quite as difficult or fun to plan as Disney World. Here’s info for a Disney World binder with links to downloads that you can use to create your own.
Smartphones are a huge part of most people’s Disney World trips but you don’t want to find yourself in a situation with a dead battery, no memory or without the right apps. Today, I have tips for prepping your phone before your trip and a quick tip on saving money for your vacation.
Hate that nagging feeling that you’re forgetting something on your trips? We all do. That’s why I put together this huge packing list to help you remember.
Disney World planning is difficult enough, but when you add military info on top of it, planning can seem way too overwhelming. Here’s some info to help.
Disney World provides free transportation to get between the theme parks, resorts and Downtown Disney but… …how do you put it all together and figure out the best way to get between places during your trip? I’ve got tips on how to do that plus a quick tip that will help you keep your pants dry.
(Article last updated: October 23, 2014) I’ve had some really amazing trips to Disney World but there’s a whole level of luxury that I’ve never experienced and it will remain a fantasy unless I hit the lottery (which is going to be tough since I don’t play). Here are my suggestions for a fantasy, luxury Disney World trip…
When we went on our recent trip to Orlando, I posted pics on the Facebook Page throughout the trip and many people told me they thought it was cute that my big kids still liked having me pack a travel bag to keep them busy en route. The truth is that I did these bags when they were little and then stopped once they got older because I figured they could handle keeping themselves busy. They could but….they really missed having me surprise them on each trip. Here are some ideas by age group that you might like to help
(Article last checked: April 11, 2016) In years and years of planning Disney World trips, I’ve made some mistakes. And you will too. You can read and read to plan your trip but some of what you learn will be gained just by going there and figuring some things out on your trip. Here are 5 mistakes I’ve made while planning trips to Disney World.
(Article last checked: April 11, 2016) There might be a million different souvenirs you can buy at Disney World (and I’m convinced 90% of those are located at the World of Disney store in Disney Springs) but for brevity’s sake, I’ve pared it down to a list of 20 items I think you’ll like. Some general advice on souvenir shopping: buy it when you see it, you may not see it again. There are lots of items unique to a location and there’s a chance you won’t come across it later. If you’re staying on-site, you can send gifts back
(Article last updated: April 11, 2016) Lots of people requested a trip plan for large families. I initially held off for a little bit on doing this because…let’s just say…I’ve learned some of these things the hard way. Here are some ideas for doing a Disney World with a group…
(Article last checked: April 11, 2016) When people sign up for the email list, they automatically get an email from me asking them to reply with their trip planning concerns. The number 1 thing that people email me is that they feel overwhelmed (number 2 thing is that they just want their kids to have fun). I have a confession: some years ago when we were planning our first trip to Disney World, I emailed somebody on a Disney site and it said this (I had to dig through really old emails to find this snippet): I am interested in
(Article last updated: April 11, 2016) There are lots of destinations you can visit where renting a timeshare can be an affordable option. Disney World has a version of timeshares called Disney Vacation Club where you can rent from the owner and pay less than if you booked the room through Disney. Here’s how it works.
(Article last checked: April 11, 2016) In order to do everything you want to do on your Disney World trip, you need to start planning more than 6 months in advance. Of course, not everybody has that much notice on their trips, so they have to figure out how to plan on a shorter schedule. Here is the ideal planning timeline as well as what you can do if you are running short on time.
(Article last updated: April 11, 2016) No matter how much research or planning you do, there will be things that surprise you on your first trip (and your second and third and…). Here are 10 things you might not know if you’re planning your very first trip to Disney World.